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The first magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Lombok early in the morning of 29th July.

A week later on 5th August a stronger and more destructive 6.9 magnitude earthquake shook the area again.

Four days later the area was again rocked by a 5.9 magnitude shock in addition to hundreds of aftershocks.

According to the Indonesian Government in the affected areas:

  • At least 321 people have died,
  • Over1,000 people are seriously injured
  • More than 270,000 have been made homeless

Humanitarian Assistance is required for

  • Safe water
  • Shelter
  • Food

Disaster Aid Australiahas been assessing the needs and appropriate response to assist the Indonesian people recover from this major disaster..

We propose partnering with Disaster Aid Malaysia and working with Districts 3300, 3420, the Rotary Clubs of Kuta, Singapore, Johore Centennial, Indonesian agencies and others. 

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Our Disaster Aid Response Team (DARTs) members are looking to provide 'Smart Aid' to help communities rebuild their homes and shattered lives.

 

Update 17th August 2018

We have been advised that the Indonesian Goverment, at this time, have requested no involvement by International Aid Agencies in the Earthquake Response.

We respect this decision of the Indonesian Goverment and have currently put any plans for deployment to this Disaster on hold.

We will continue to monitor the situation and remain ready to respond if our assistance is needed in the future.

 

If you want to support our work in providing 'Smart Aid' and 'Safe Water To Every Child'  to devastated communities,  you can make a Donation Now

 

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