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Doctor needed

URGENT!!!!
Doctor needed to join medical team going to Padang leaving tomorrow Sunday) or Monday, staying for a week.
For more info contact Ie Ie Liu on Facebook, or send SMS to 0878 8120 1981, or email .
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Dibutuhan Dokter untuk bala bantuan team medis ke Padang, dapat biaya ful, berangkat hr minggu (4 okt) & senin (5 okt),disana selama seminggu....info lebih lanjut hubungi ieie lewat msg di fb,sms 087881201981, atau email ....Tolong sampaikan ke teman2 yg lain, ya?
Thank u...
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Doctor recruited

Terima kasih atas bantuannya posting di Indonesia Help Blog...
Untuk info, hari senin kemarin sudah menerbangkan beberapa dokter ke Padang untuk bala bantuan korban gempa disana...

Sekali lagi, terima kasih,ya?

Really appreciate ur help, J.

Ie Ie.
West Sumatra Earthquake Aid Agencies

These are reputable NGOs providing emergency aid in West Sumatra. Check their sites for how they are helping and updates of their ongoing work.

Please add comments or email Jakartass with additional agencies.

Oxfam

Mercy Corps
(CafeGive is donating a proportion of its sales to Mercy Corps.)

Yayasan IDEP

Indonesia Red Cross
Palang Merah (in Indonesian)

SurfAid International

Telecom operator AXIS has started a SMS based donation scheme from all its customers. Users can send a free SMS to ‘1111’ and simply type ’DONASI (5000 or 20000 or 50000)’. So either Rp 5,000; Rp 20,000 or Rp 50,000 will be automatically deducted from their remaining credit and will be used to create a fund for earthquake victims.

Readers in the USA can find a list of some of the organizations working to help quake victims in Indonesia, as well as tsunami victims in the Pacific Island nations of Samoa, American Samoa, and Tonga here. They are either providing direct assistance or are fund-r…
National response will suffice

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
(New York, 13 September 2007):

A series of earthquakes struck Indonesia today, following an initial 8.4 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Sumatra the previous evening. The United Nations (UN) responded by sending a nine-person assessment team from Aceh to Bengkulu province, which arrived in the area at noon. Both Wednesday's and Thursday's earthquakes generated aftershocks and tsunami alerts that were subsequently called off, although a wave of up to nine feet was reported to have struck Padang, the capital of West Sumatra province, about 20 minutes after the initial quake.

In Bengkulu, the UN assessment team met the Vice-Governor and several Government officials, and also conducted assessments at a local hospital, before relaying their findings to the UN Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Country Team, based in Jakarta. After reviewing those findings, the UN Country Team conclud…
Bengkulu Earthquakes 13/14 September 2007

The Indonesian Red Cross - Palang Merah - is already active in the affected areas and donations can be made to their bank account:
Bank Mandiri
Cabang Wisma Baja
(Swift Code: B E I I I D J A)
a/c 070.00001.160.17
a/n Palang Merah Indonesia

The Latest Indonesian Earthquake: West Sumatra

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The quake struck late in the morning, at 1049 local time (0349 GMT), while many people were at work or school killing at least 70 people and injuring hundreds.

The magnitude 6.3 quake struck on Sumatra island and was felt as far away as neighboring Malaysia and Singapore, where some tall buildings were evacuated. It was followed by several strong aftershocks.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the tremor struck 20 miles below Solok. It was followed by several strong aftershocks, one measuring 6.0.

Tuesday’s quake was about 660 miles west of the country’s capital Jakarta.


Pre-Disaster Landsat over the Earthquake-Affected Areas Near Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia
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Elevation over the Earthquake-Affected Areas Surrounding Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia
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2 year anniversary of Indonesian (Aceh & Nias) Tsunami

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Feels like yesterday, but it actually has been 2 years since the deadly natural disaster attacked.

Two years also this blog has been running, on and off, trying to gives the most updated information on disasters and aid information in Indonesia.

Since then Indonesia has been hit by Pangandaran Tsunami (West Java) and Yogyakarta Earthquake with great deal people has become victims and displace from their home.

But for now, let us remember the deadly tsunami that attacked Aceh and Nias two years ago, and evaluate how far the Indonesian government and the people of Aceh has bounce back from it.

For some times now Aceh and Nias rehabilitation and reconstruction effort has been under an agency called BRR (Badan Rekontruksi dan Rehabilitasi Aceh-Nias), where you can find their official website here: www.brr.go.id

The site has a dedicated page for 2006 Commemoration where there you can find:Aceh and Nias Two Years After the Tsunami 2006 Progress Report (pdf 5.6MB) with its Press Release that acc…