Lombok island has suffered two devastating earthquakes within days of one another. On 29 July, 14 people were killed by a 6.4 quake. A second, measuring 7.0, hit the same areas on 5 August, killing at least 98 people. Hundreds of people were injured, and thousands have been displaced.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is appealing for 8.9 million Swiss francs to help support 80,000 of the most vulnerable survivors for 18 months.
This appeal will enable the Indonesian Red Cross and IFRC to support 80,000 of the most vulnerable survivors for 18 months. The operation will include shelter, livelihoods and basic needs, health, water, sanitation and hygiene, protection, and disaster risk reduction.
Publication date: 08/08/2018
Document status: Final