2009 Indonesia Earthquakes

West Sumatra Earthquakes 2009


 We are still saddened by the 7.3 RS earthquake that struck West Java, Indonesia on September 2, 2009, and now we are shocked by another 7.6 earthquake that struck West Sumatra on September 30, 2009.


According to the U.N. Office of Coordination Affairs (OCHA), the earthquakes resulted in 529 deaths, although the figure is expected to increase significantly following assessments of affected areas.


Please see the full report from UN OCHA here





Tasikmalaya (West Java, Indonesia) EARTHQUAKE



  • 7.3 RS earthquake struck at 14:55 on 2 September in Tasikmalaya District, West Java Province
  • 64 people killed, 37 are missing, and 27,630 are displaced in nine district in West Java and one in Central Java
  • 54,231 houses damaged in 12 district in West Java and one district in Central Java  


Download a full report from UN OCHA: download 


Indonesia Relief-USA extend condolences and deepest sympathies to the victims and their families of the earthquake in West Java, and West Sumatra, Indonesia. Indonesia Relief-USA is accepting donations. Please send your checks/money orders to the following address:


Indonesia Relief–USA
2297 Emerald Heights Ct.
Reston, VA 20191


Pay to the order of: Indonesia Relief–USA
Memo: Tasikmalaya Earthquake, or Padang Earthquake


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