KARINA KWI (CARITAS INDONESIA)
Jl. Agus Salim 22 D-E
Country : Indonesia
Location : Mentawai Island, West Sumatera
Disaster : Earthquake and Tsunami
Dates covered by the report : 28-30 October 2010
Reported by : Dian Lestariningsih
Sources : BPBD, Sikakap&Padang Coordination Meeting , Sikakap team
On Monday (24/10) 10.42 pm local time, 7.2 SR earthquake struck Mentawai Island District in West Sumatera Province. The epicentrum was on 3.61 South Latitude and 99.93 East Longitude; 78 km South West of South Pagai, Mentawai Island (West Sumatera Province); 174 km South West of Muko-Muko (Bengkulu Province).
Soon afterward, a 3-5 meter tsunami hit the area.
Mentawai Island District consists of 10 sub-districts (kecamatan), which are North Pagai, South Pagai, West Siberut, South West Siberut, South Siberut, Middle Siberut, North Siberut, Sikakap, South Sipora, North Sipora.
The affected areas are 15 villages which lie in 4 sub-districts (North Pagai, South Pagai, Sikakap, South Sipora).
|Type||Community buildings||Government buildings||Schools||Religious Worship||Public Facilities|
|Heavy damage||516||6||6||8||7 Bridges & 8 km roads,I boat, 2 resort|
|Minor damage||204||Not reported yet|
BNPB, 31 Oct 2010, 10am :
|Victims||Death||Missing||Severe injuries||Minor injuries|
Internally Displaced Person: 14.983
The most affected population are people of Malakopak Village and Bulasat Village (South Pagai – Subdistrict), Betumonga Village (North Pagai-Subdistrict); Beriulou Village and Bosua Village (South Sipora-Subdistrict); Sikakap Subdistrict.
There three hamlets with huge number of deaths: Munte Baru-baru (83 people died, 100 missing), Malakopak (56 people died), Silabu. All hamlets lied in Betumonga Village (North Pagai – Subdistrict).
- Clean water & Drinking
(28/10) President visited Mentawai. On District SKPD (district officials) coordination meeting, a structured of disaster management team was formed. Head of Mentawai Island District appointed as person in charge for whole disaster management process. Head of BPBD (government agency on disaster management in provincial level) appointed as emergency response coordinator. The government announced that emergency phase lies for 14 days. Therefore, Head of District will soon release Surat Keputusan (official letter).
Vice President has given 1 billion rupiah aid. BNPB (National Agency on Disaster Management) also gave 500 tents, 50 family tents, 500 sleeping mats, 80 blankets, 650 food packages. Health Ministry sent 4 ton medicines and 5 ton food packages.
Distribution of aid has been difficult due to bad weather and limited transportation. Four (4) helicopters are at the affected location to accelerate aid distribution to affected people in the isolated areas. In addition to that 1 navy ship (KRI Teluk Ambon), 1 cargo and one other ship (Krisna) have been operating. Sea distribution is supported by 7 boats. However, there is still 20 boats needed to optimize distribution to 27 IDP camps.
KARINA RESPONSES (Caritas Indonesia)
Karina (Caritas Indonesia) with Diocesan Caritas of Padang has sent Eloi Bonal (SCCF – Caritas France) and Stefanus (Caritas Padang) to the affected area, brought 300 blankets, tarp and jerrycan. They arrived at Sikakap (28/10), arrange coordination with Father Pey (priest at Sikakap Parish) and volunteers, also arrange logistic distribution and rapid assessment preparation.
(29/10) Team in Mentawai did rapid assessment on Pururogat, Asahan, Limu, Muntei Besar and Muntei Kecil in South Pagai. To reach villages in West Coast of South Pagai, team used small boat in spite of high tides. Pururogat totally destroyed, survivors escaped to Asahan and Muntei Besar. All farming areas destroyed, including coconut trees (villagers’ source of livelihood). There is potential loss of livelihood. Provisions of basic needs are urgent because not many aid received.
Meanwhile, Padang team loaded aid to Sumber Rejeki Baru ship. The aid consist of food (rice and instant noodle), water, clothes, medicines, hygiene kit, matt, blanket, sleeping matt, emergency lamp, cooking utensil and donation from World Vision Indonesia (200 tarps, water purifier, logistic for public kitchen).
(30/10) At Saturday dawn, Father Bernard and seven volunteers went to Tuapejat Village in Sipora Island with the aid.
Internal coordination meeting was also held on 30/10. The meeting was attended by Diocesan Caritas of Padang (Father Agus, Anton Respatio, Global Rescue volunteer), Caritas Germany (Karen), Diocesan Caritas of Sibolga (Daniel), Karina (Dian Lestari & Danil Wibisono).
At 11.45 pm local time, 12 volunteers on Rozoki Tiga Putra ship went to Sioban and Sikakap. The volunteers are 5 medic personnel from Yos Sudarso Hospital, 5 Caritas volunteers (Global Rescue, Caritas Czech, Caritas Padang) and 2 WVI volunteers.
At the same date, team in Sikakap didn’t continue assessment on the coast due to heavy wind and bad weather. Instead, they reached Beleraksok Village using land transportation. Beleraksok was Caritas Padang’s beneficiary on 2007 disaster. Houses built by Caritas Padang were still in good condition. The need in Beleraksok is health service.
(31/10) Team conducted assessment in Taparaboat dan Sabiret.
Data gathered by Sikakap team per 30 October 2010:
|Belerakso Lama||± 40||180||Totally destroyed||4||25|
|Monte Baru-Baru||± 69||262||Heavily damaged||70||20|
|Betomonga||± 80||332||Heavily damaged||1||1|
|Silabo/Macaroni Resort Cotage||± 40||158||Totally destroyed|
|Sikakap||± 35||146||Moderate damaged||1|
|Pulau Siroso||± 60||1||1||On verification process|
|Muara Taikko||410||4||On verification process|
|Pururogat||± 140||Totally destroyed||11||40||On verification process|
|Pulau Sipora||2 hamlet heavily damaged||15||On verification process|
|Asahan||103||Farming area totally destroyed||IDPs from Pururogat – 50 HH|
|Limu||37||28 houses destroyed,
50% farming area destroyed
|1 person injured|
|Muntei Besar||62||321||Farming area near beach destroyed||IDPs from Pururogat – number unknown yet|
|Muntei Kecil||31||178||2 house destroyed
1 church destroyed
|IDPs from Taparaboat – number unknown yet|
|Sabiret||54||90% destroyed||Only 5 houses left|
|Total||± 823||± 1987||115||112|
Contact person :
Jl. Worter Monginsidi No 4D
Greg Wangge : 085274414941
Dian Lestari :0811256703/0817272956
1) Eloi Bonal : 081370559379
2) Father Pey :0852 3946 4574