ACT Foundation Disaster Management team is continuing to monitor for further developments and updates to overcome the situations and conduct data collection on the impact of the disaster. ACT Foundation is distributing emergency assistance to the affected people. To provide emergency relief, on a humanitarian basis, on material aid and emergency medical care necessary to save and preserve human lives. It also enables families to meet their basic needs for medical and health care, shelter, etc.
On Friday, 15 January 2021, an M 6.2 tectonic earthquake with epicentre at 118o54'23''E, 2o58'47''S and a depth of 10km (located 34km, 160o SSE Mamuju) rocked West Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. In addition, earthquakes also hit Mamuju in 1820, 1976 and 1984. As of 15 January 2021, more than 15,000 people are displaced, 34 lost their lives and more than 637 injured, 1 government building, 2 health facility, 1 military office, 1 hotel and road access to Mamuju - Majene were highly damaged.
Majene, West Sulawesi, Indonesia M 6.2 Earthquake Emergency Response Assistance is planned to be implemented in the most affected areas in West Sulawesi, Indonesia. In determining the targeted beneficiaries, ACT Foundation ground teams coordinates with the local officials and the results of field assessments, so that the program will be distributed properly and on target.
When there is an earthquake struck in the area, there is possibility on long term project after the emergency response is completed. The second phase program is recovery project for survivors and the affected communities who really need on our assistance such as shelters, rebuilding public infrastructure and much much more.