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Indonesia, 6.2M inland Earthquake hits Bener Meriah and Aceh Tengah

14:37 Jul 2 2013 Bener Meriah, Takengon

Description
The earthquake that occur today in Bener Meriah district of Aceh province Indonesia at 14:37 Local time or 7:37 GMT. Based on the press release of BNPB, the incident has caused the following impact:

- Affected villages
Bener Meriah: 115 out of 233 villages
Aceh Tengah: 255 out of 320 villages
- 42 deaths (8 in Bener Meriah and 34 Aceh Tengah)
- 6 missing
- 2,532 injured
- 18,902 houses damaged
- 626 buildings damaged, incl. health facility, mosque, school and others
- 36,905 displaced persons
- More than 70 evacuation centres

RESPONSE
- BNPB sent rapid response team to the affected areas along with representative from related agencies such as health, social and public works.
- Local disaster management agencies along with military, red cross, volunteer and communities are working together to conduct damage assessment and providing necessary emergency relief operation to include search and rescue.
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