On January 15 a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck West Sulawesi province, northeast of the city of Majene. The city reports heavy damage to structures including the Mitra Manakarra Hospital, which collapsed, and several health care centers. As of January 18, 84 people have been reported killed and 932 injured. More than 40,000 people are directly affected and displaced, with many now housed in 10 evacuation sites.
One Nations Emergency Response Team are providing emergency aid packs consisting of food, water, blankets and face masks to the affected families.