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Almost 6 years after the last Tsunami in Indonesia and the founding of Real Medicine in Sri Lanka, another Tsunami has struck the area, this one resulting with at least 272 dead and so far another 400 missing. Officials are saying there were faults with an early warning system designed to alert locals to the 3m-high (10ft) wave.
Full article from BBC news here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11632982
To read about our continuing relief efforts in Sri Lanka click here.
In Indonesia, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit early this morning near the city of Padang, on the island of Sumatra. At least 75 people are dead and officials say that number is expected to rise with thousands trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings, including at least two hospitals.
This follows another earthquake with an 8.0 magnitude that struck near the South Pacific island nations of Samoa and Tonga and the US territory of American Samoa. The quake triggered a massive tsunami that killed an estimated 100 people, including more than 30 people in American Samoa.
On Saturday, May 27, 2006, at 5:54 a.m., local time, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck near the city of Yogyakarta on the Indonesian island of Java leaving an estimated 6,000 dead, 50,000 injured, and over 200,000 displaced and desperate.
Mlese Village is an amalgamation of nineteen neighborhoods (RT) located ten kilometers or six miles from the mid-sized city of Klaten, Central Java. In the aftermath of the May 24, 2006 earthquake, forty-one villagers from Mlese were found dead. Over 99% of the village’s houses were either severely damaged or destroyed, making the per capita destruction worse than Banda Aceh’s in the 2004 tsunami. This past October, Real Medicine Foundation (RMF) issued a $10,800 grant to Yayasan KOMPIP (YK) to expand YK’s TRT or “community savings” project in Mlese Village, Central Java. I’ll Always Know What You Did Last SummerSaigo no bansan full movieJungle 2 Jungle movie