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  • Quake topples houses in Indonesia’s Java; at least 252 dead, many children

    https://apnews.com/9211ab02fd6fb574cab63b94f31d6512
    Quake topples houses in Indonesia’s Java; at least 162 dead

    By FIRMAN TAUFIQ and EDNA TARIGANNovember 21, 2022 GMT
    CIANJUR, Indonesia (AP) — A powerful earthquake killed at least 162 people and injured hundreds on Indonesia’s main island on Monday. Terrified residents fled into the street, some covered in blood and debris.

    Many of the dead were public-school students who had finished their classes for the day and were taking extra lessons at several Islamic schools when they collapsed, West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil said as he announced the new death toll in the remote, rural area.

    The toll is expected to rise further, but no estimates were immediately available because of the area’s far-flung, rural population...
    Last edited by Emily; November 22, 2022, 05:20 AM.
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    Death Toll From Indonesia's Earthquake Rises to 252 - Local Government

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    Nov. 22, 2022, at 3:40 a.m.

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - The death toll from an earthquake that hit Indonesia's Cianjur town in western Java has risen to 252, the local government said in an Instagram post on Tuesday.



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      Handling Cianjur Earthquake Victims, Ministry of Health Mobilizes Health Workers and Health Logistics


      Published On : Tuesday, 22 November 2022 00:00:00, Read : 69 Times



      Jakarta, 22 November 2022


      An earthquake occurred in Cianjur and its surroundings on Monday (21/22). The Ministry of Health mobilized health workers and health logistics as a response measure to deal with disaster victims.

      Based on the report received by the Ministry of Health on Monday (21/22) the earthquake occurred at 13.21 WIB with a magnitude of 5.6 on land with a depth of 10 Km, centered in Cianjur Regency, West Java.

      Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health dr. Muhammad Syahril said this earthquake resulted in injuries and deaths in Cianjur Regency, and there were injured victims in Sukabumi Regency and Bogor Regency.

      ''There was damage in a number of health care facilities. Currently it is still being collected by the Ministry of Health,'' said dr. Syahril.

      Population data according to BPS Cianjur Regency on Monday (21/22) there were around 169 thousand people affected, 5 thousands of refugees spread across several points.

      Meanwhile, the affected health facilities based on data from the West Java Health Office, Cianjur Regency Health Office, Sukabumi Regency Health Office, and Bogor Regency include Cianjur Hospital, Cugenang Health Center, Cianjur Regency, Pacet Health Center, Cianjur Regency, and Cireunghas Health Center, Sukabumi Regency.

      The Ministry of Health has mobilized a number of health workers including from the field of medicine and health workers (Biddokes) 22 health workers and 1 ambulance; from the Port Health Office 26 health workers and 3 ambulances, Hasan Sadikin Hospital is ready to send a team and prepare an emergency room to serve patients from Cianjur, from IDI 3 surgeons, 1 medical team and 1 ambulance, from the Association of Indonesian Orthopedic Surgeons (PABOI) 3 orthopedic surgeon, and 5 PSC (Public Safety Center) officers 119.

      The Ministry of Health also mobilized health logistics in the form of tents measuring 612 meters in size, velbed, HEOC operational kits, medicines, masks, children's masks, PPE, oxygen concentrators, antigen kits, emergency kits, handscoons, body bags, diapers for adults and children, kesling packages. , family kit.

      As for the triage procedure for handling emergencies, for victims of minor injuries and can be carried out as an outpatient, treatment is carried out at Cimacan Hospital and Dr. Hospital. Hafiz. For patients with moderate injuries, treatment is carried out at Bhayangkara Hospital and TNI Field Hospital. Meanwhile, patients who needed immediate treatment due to critical conditions and required major surgery were mobilized to 3 hospitals, namely the Hasan Sadikin Badung Hospital, the Bogor City Hospital, and the Sukabumi Hospital.

      This news was broadcast by the Bureau of Communication and Public Services, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia. For further information, please contact the Halo Ministry of Health hotline number via hotline number 1500-567, SMS 081281562620, facsimile (021) 5223002, 52921669, and contact email address [at] Ministry of Health [dot] go [dot] id (D2).

      https://www.kemkes.go.id/article/vie...kesehatan.html
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