Monday, 16 February, 2009 | 18:17 WIB
TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta: The chief of the Health Department's Crisis Control Center, Rustam S. Pakaya, said there was still enough aid for victims of an earthquake measuring 7,4 on the Richter scale in Talaud, North Sulawesi. "The Health Department has sent assistance since the second day, so there is no problem," Rustam told Tempo yesterday.
According to the National Disaster Management Agency's Information Data Center and Public Relations chief, Priyadi Kardono, the victims on the islands of Karakelang, Salababu and Kabaruan have received help since last Saturday. "However, no assistance has yet reached the smaller islands due to the high waves," he said.
Aqida Swamurti | CORNILA DESYANA