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October 4, 2018

Emergency Assistance to the Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster in the Republic of Indonesia

The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide emergency relief goods as below in response to the damage caused by the Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster in the Republic of Indonesia, in light of the humanitarian perspective and the friendly relationship between two countries.

1. Disaster situation
The Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster, which happened around 17:02(local time)on September 28, has caused serious human and property damage. According to Badan Nasional Penanggulangpan Bencana, the damage situation as of October 3 was as follows:
Deaths 1,407
Injured 2,550
Missing 113
Evacuees Approximately 71,000
Collapsed houses Approximately 66,000

2. Goods supplied
A. Emergency relief goods (from the JICA warehouse in Singapore)
Tents
Generators
Water purifiers
Flocculants

B. Shipping schedule
The goods will be transported from the JICA warehouse in Singapore to Balikpapan on the next available flight.

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