The Vietnamese Government on October 2 decided to offer 100,000 USD in aid relief to help the Indonesian Government and people overcome consequences of recent earthquakes and tsunami.
Indonesia on Thursday raised the alert level for the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano to the second-highest, and ordered all flights to steer clear, days after it triggered a tsunami that killed at least 430 people.
A video conference was held on December 26 to test how relevant governmental agencies coordinate to operate the country’s natural disaster early warning system in response to a tsunami.
No Vietnamese has been reported dead or missing in a volcano tsunami that hit Sunda Strait, Anyer Beach and South Lampung of Indonesia’s Banten and Lampung provinces as of December 23 morning, according to the Embassy of Vietnam in Indonesia.
A tsunami killed at least 168 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano, officials and media said on Sunday.
A 2.3-magnitude earthquake was reported offshore the central province of Ha Tinh on the early morning of October 22, according to the Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Centre.
Ten Vietnamese students studying in Central Sulawesi, which was hard-hit by deadly earthquakes and tsunami, left Jakarta for Vietnam on October 6.
A team of French rescue experts began hunting through a huge expanse of debris on the outskirts of the Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, looking for hands, feet or any body parts of earthquake victims sticking out of the mud.
Electricity was restored and shops began reopening in Indonesia’s quake and tsunami stricken city of Palu on Thursday, but the fate of many thousands of people in outlying districts remained unknown nearly a week after the disaster struck.
In the wake of mass destruction caused by a 7.4-magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami, survivors in Palu and Donggala in Central Sulawesi have been scrambling to salvage food supplies and other items, as aid from the central government began to trickle into the region.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia is taking action to soon bring 10 Vietnamese students out of Palu, which was hit by a strong earthquake and tsunami on September 28, to Jakarta.
As rescue workers comb through chunks of concrete and lumber searching for survivors, Indonesian officials say that 832 people were killed in a powerful earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawesi.
Top leaders of Vietnam on September 29 sent messages of sympathy to Indonesian leaders over the huge losses in humans and property caused by earthquakes and tsunami in Palu city, Central Sulawesi province.
More than 400 people were confirmed killed, many swept away as tsunami waves triggered by a massive earthquake crashed into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, and authorities expected the toll to rise sharply on Sunday as news arrives from remote areas.
Houses swept away and people missing on island of Sulawesi after magnitude 7.5 quake
Experts believe that Vietnam will benefit from India’s plan to build a tsunami early warning system on the East Sea as it will help vessel rescue in the area.
A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a tsunami that hit the same region devastated by a massive quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011.