roads were obstructed and bridges are very
dangerous to cross. Aid supplies have to be
transported by helicopter
to the remote areas.
4 January a terrible earthquake shocked people in Indonesia.
This disaster devastated Papua province killing 4 people and
destroying more than 6,000 houses, 70 schools and several
hospitals. At least 10,000 people are staying in camps in
Manokwari and Sorong districts, where people are in danger
of diseases such as malaria and also fever and cough because
of the harsh weather.
still feel very scared further aftershocks and a tsunami is
expected by them, following the quakes that measured 7.2 and
7.6 on the Richter scale on 4 January.
They started leaving camps but there are some who think
everything will get worst, so they don’t want to leave.
some agencies are delivering aid supplies but some had not
reached to all the survivors, especially those in more
about the slow distribution process, agencies blame strong
rains. The amount of u$s 199,000 will be designated for the
reconstruction efforts and relief. Also the Central
Government will give u$s 100,000 for the same cause.