19-year-old’s father accepts son’s death but ‘wants to know how it happened’.
Kira-kira 57,000 orang masih tidak mempunyai kediaman dan tidak dapat dipastikan di mana atau bila rumah mereka akan dibina semula.
A 6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes off the northeastern coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for eight cities near the epicentre.
Two separate earthquakes strike the Mariana Islands and Sulawesi, though no tsunami warnings are issued for either one.
Gempa dengan kedalaman 10km itu berlaku pada 7.40 malam tadi.
The quake struck 129 km southeast of the city of Palu at a depth of 10 km, revised from an originally reported magnitude of 5.8 and depth of 36 km.
Rescue efforts have been hampered by steep terrain, unstable soil and dangerously narrow mining shafts.
Operasi mencari mangsa yang tertimbus akan diteruskan untuk tempoh 3 hari lagi.
3 mayat dijumpai dan 13 mangsa diselamatkan sehingga jam 5 pagi ini selepas insiden tanah runtuh yang berlaku di wilayah Sulawesi Utara.
Landslides and floods are common in Indonesia, especially during the monsoon season between October and April.
Some 6,700 people in 14 districts have been evacuated and are now living in shelters, schools, tents or mosques.
However, no tsunami warning was issued.
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.
CEO Kristalina Georgieva unveiled the funds at Indonesian holiday island Bali, where the Bank and the International Monetary Fund have been holding their annual meetings.
The government earlier indicated hard-hit areas would be left untouched as mass graves.
Dr Mahathir menerima replika cek sumbangan daripada pengerusi Astro Zaki Azmi dan pengerusi Maxis Raja Arshad Raja Tun Uda di pejabat beliau di bangunan Perdana Putra.
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.
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
Lapangan terbang Mutiara SIS Al-Jufri sibuk dengan penerbangan keluar dan masuk pesawat pengangkut tentera membawa bantuan misi kemanusiaan untuk mangsa gempa bumi dan tsunami.
Planeloads of food, clean water and other essentials were landing with increasing frequency at Palu on Sulawesi island.
Survivors say they heard no sirens, even though a tsunami warning was issued and then lifted 34 minutes after the quake.
Tinjauan mendapati talian telefon serta kemudahan internet sudah kembali pulih seperti biasa di beberapa tempat di bandar berkenaan.
There are fears that vast numbers of decomposing bodies could still be buried beneath Petobo and Balaroa -- two areas virtually wiped off the map.
More than a thousand people may still be missing in the seaside city on Sulawesi island after the region was hit by a powerful quake and a wall of water, with the official death toll now at 1,571.