Prioritize Data Collection and Aid Distribution
Eight people had died and about 3,000 houses were damaged due to the 6.1-magnitude earthquake, which struck in the waters south of Malang on Saturday (10/4/2021).
MALANG, KOMPAS — After the earthquake in Malang, East Java, data collection on victims and damages caused by the earthquake was continuously carried out. In addition to distributing aid for survivors, the government has also prepared funds to repair residents\' homes.
As of Sunday (11/4/2021) afternoon, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) registered that eight people had died due to the 6.1-magnitude earthquake, which struck in the waters south of Malang on Saturday (10/4). About 3,000 houses were damaged, 640 of them severely. A total of 179 public facilities were also damaged.