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Tsunami warning triggered as strong quake hits off eastern Indonesia

The 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck at a relatively shallow depth of 17 kilometres off the east coast of Sulawesi island.

Peserta misi Palu masih terbayang ngeri mayat reput

Mohd Nizu Husin hiba apabila terjumpa mayat reput seorang ibu dan anak yang berpelukan bawah runtuan rumah.

Palang Merah Indonesia kongsi kisah Palu selepas gempa, tsunami

Kampung Petobo, timur Kota Palu seluas lebih 176 hektar kini umpama padang jarak padang terkukur tanpa ketamadunan manusia.

SMS alerts may be used to warn public on tsunamis

Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin says she has proposed the idea to the Meteorological Department.

Zahid: Gempa, tsunami di Indonesia hukuman Allah bagi LGBT

Presiden Umno itu mendakwa bencana pada akhir bulan lalu ialah hukuman bagi lebih 1,000 orang di Palu yang terbabit dalam aktiviti LGBT.

Indonesia drops disinfectant on quake-hit Palu

Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency began dousing the areas Thursday to prevent flies, cockroaches and rats spreading disease.

Sulawesi: Terus mencari bapa selepas 20 hari gempa dan tsunami

Gempa dan tsunami yang melanda wilayah Sulawesi Tengah mengorbankan lebih 2,000 nyawa, manakala ratusan ribu penduduk terjejas, terutama di Kabupaten Palu, Sigi dan Donggala.

Indonesians seek talismans of former lives in quake rubble

Searchers arrived with dozens of excavators to help dig out bodies, while some residents made frequent trips to retrieve treasured belongings from the rubble of destroyed homes.

UN chief tours tsunami-hit Indonesian city

Guterres and Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla toured one of the worst-hit areas, and spoke with survivors being treated at an outdoor tent hospital and evacuation centre.

Search called off in Indonesian quake-tsunami

The government earlier indicated hard-hit areas would be left untouched as mass graves.

Indonesians step up search for quake victims to beat deadline as...

More than 10,000 rescue workers are scouring expanses of debris, especially in three areas obliterated by soil liquefaction in the south of the small city.

Aid groups frustrated as foreign staff told to leave Palu

Foreign teams on the ground were told new rules barred them from searching for the dead in hard-hit parts of Palu, where thousands are missing since the September 28 twin disaster.

Winnie the Pooh brings laughter to Indonesian quake kids

Volunteers are cheering up children across Palu with songs and games as the youngsters come to grips with a city hollowed out and twisted by nature. a

More bodies found as death toll from Indonesia quake nears 2000

The Red Cross says it has treated more than 1,800 people at medical clinics and administered first aid to a similar number in the immediate disaster zone.

Schools in Palu begin counting how many children will be back

The national disaster mitigation agency says searches for bodies will stop on Thursday.

Indonesia mulls leaving quake-flattened villages as mass graves

Officials said Saturday the death toll had climbed to 1,649, with more than a thousand feared still missing in the seaside city on Sulawesi island.

Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

There are fears that vast numbers of decomposing bodies could still be buried beneath Petobo and Balaroa -- two areas virtually wiped off the map.

Malaysia antara 11 negara sertai misi bantuan ke Sulawesi

Sebelas negara terbabit termasuk Malaysia menghantar 18 pesawat pengangkut tentera membawa bekalan bantuan ke Palu.

Fears grow that more than 1,000 still missing in Indonesia disaster

Fears are growing that vast numbers of people have been buried in a massive government housing complex at Balaroa, where the sheer force of the quake turned the earth temporarily to mush.

Last-ditch search for survivors as Indonesia disaster toll tops 1,500

Over 100 people are still unaccounted for, while hundreds of bodies have been buried in mass graves in a bid to avert a disease outbreak from corpses rotting in the tropical sun.

1,000 may still be missing in Indonesia disaster

Nevertheless there were signs of life returning to normal, with children playing in the streets, radios blaring out music, and electricity back up and running in most places.

Lights, TVs back on in Indonesia quake city, but fate of...

Straddling the seismically active Pacific Ring of Fire, Indonesia has long been vulnerable to quakes and tsunamis but safety measures including tsunami warning systems failed on Friday.

Indonesia quake kids traumatised as rescuers race against clock

Authorities have set a tentative deadline of Friday to find anyone still trapped under rubble, at which point the chances of finding anyone alive will dwindle to almost zero.

Foreign aid gathers pace for Indonesia’s desperate quake survivors

Rescue workers have begun to reach more remote areas in a disaster zone that includes 1.4 million people, but hundreds of thousands have received no aid.