CDC-WARNING-Earthquake & Tsunami Indonesia


From the Center for Disease Control

CDC Warning – Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel

Earthquake and tsunami that struck Indonesia on September 28
Travelers to the province of Central Sulawesi may experience serious health and safety risks, and medical care may not be available

Two recent natural disasters have caused severe damage, injuries, and deaths in the province of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. On September 28, 2018, earthquakes struck the Donggala region, the strongest a 7.4-magnitude earthquake. The earthquakes also triggered a tsunami wave that hit the Donggala and Mamuju regions and the city of Palu. The impact in Palu has been severe, while information regarding the impact of the tsunami in Donggala and Mamuju is yet to be confirmed.

Safety & Hazards
In addition to safety hazards caused by debris and unstable buildings, there may be problems with sanitation, food supply, electricity, transportation, shelter, communications, security, and medical care. There are serious health and safety risks, medical care may not be available, and visitors could further strain limited local resources.

CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to the province of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
If you must travel to the area, protect yourself by following CDC’s recommendations

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