Providing shelter, food and water to victims of the flood. Almost a hundred people are dead and unknown numbers have been buried under mud or washed out to sea in floods, landslides and mud flows caused by an intense tropical cyclone in Indonesia Island of Flores on Sunday. The Indonesian authorities confirmed at least 70 deaths after intense rain caused rivers to overflow and mountain slopes to slide down on top of villages in East Nusa Tenggara province. At least 49 families were hit on Flores, in the east of Indonesia's sprawling archipelago, Raditya Jati. At least 21 more people are reported to have died in East Timor. At least 38 bodies have been recovered from one Indonesian village, Lamenele on the island of Adonara, and six more in the villages of Oyang Barang and Waiburak.
Providing food, tents, blankets and other supplies for distribution in temporary shelters. Still, thousands of people spent the night in the open fearing aftershocks and a possible tsunami. At least 415 houses in Majene were damaged and about 15,000 people needed shelter.
Damaged roads and bridges, power blackouts and lack of heavy equipment on Saturday hampered rescuers after a strong earthquake left at least 46 people dead and hundreds injured on Indonesia's Sulawesi island.
Operations were focused on about eight locations in the hardest-hit city of Mamuju, where people were still believed trapped following early Friday’s magnitude 6.2 quake. Indonesia Disaster Relief Donate.
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