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Palu Inmates Volunteer to Help Survivors

Inmates from Palu Detention Centre have volunteered to help the survivors of the earthquake and tsunami. They call themselves Bui Squad (Prison Squad). They distribute...

7 Year Old Sulawesi Earthquake Survivor Raped by Teen Boy

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl earthquake survivor in Makassar, South Sulawesi. The girl and her family had left...

UN Chief Visits Palu as World Bank Announces Financial Aid

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has visited the Indonesian city of Palu to assess the impact of the earthquake and tsunami, as the World Bank announced five...

Foreign Aid Workers in Sulawesi Ordered to Leave

Indonesia has ordered independent foreign aid workers to leave the earthquake zone and said foreign groups with staff in the disaster area on Sulawesi island should pull...

Sulawesi Eartquake,Tsunami Death Toll Nears 2,000

Nearly 2,000 bodies have been recovered from Palu since an earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian city, an official said on Monday (Oct 8), warning the number...

Indonesia Declines Foreign Personnel to Assist in Sulawesi Disaster Relief

Indonesia said it will not accept offers from other countries to send search and rescue personnel and medical staff, and emphasized that its current priorities are air...

Sulawesi: Soldiers Ordered to Fire on Looters

Indonesian soldiers have been instructed to fire on people caught looting in the wake of a deadly 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami as desperation for food, water and...

President Joko Widodo Calls for Reinforcements as Tsunami Death Toll Rises Above 1,200

President Joko Widodo called for reinforcements in a desperate search for survivors of a devastating earthquake and tsunami on Sulawesi island, as the official death...

1,200 Prisoners Escape from Palu and Donggala Detention Facilities

The Indonesian government said on Monday, October 1 that as many as 1,200 inmates have escaped from three detention facilities in the devastated region of Sulawesi...

Indonesia’s Geophysics Agency Under Fire for Lifting Tsunami Warning

Indonesia’s geophysics agency lifted a tsunami warning 34 minutes after issuing it following a major earthquake that sent huge waves crashing into the north-eastern...