Disaster response Indonesia

Nias earthquake - Sumatra Island

Published on Mar 31, 2005 02:00 AM  -  Updated on Jul 09, 2019 04:45 PM
Three months after the devastating tsunami, another 8.7 earthquake was occurred off Sumatra. On 28th March 2005, the population, which was already traumatized by the tsunami, believed to relive a new tidal wave. TSF deployed on the island of Sumatra from 31st March. The following day, at the request of the Indonesian government and OCHA, the Singaporean army transported the TSF team to the south of Nias Island where satellite lines were provided to relief and disaster relief.

Context: Earthquake
Start date: 31/03/2005
End date: 15/04/2005
Areas of intervention: 2 cities

  • Teluk Dalam
  • Gunung Sitoli


  • Telecoms centres

86 NGOs and institutions supported