The earthquake and tsunami, are strike again in the country, this time the point of the earthquake was at Donggala and the tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi. Tectonic earthquakes occur in Donggala Regency, Central Sulawesi, on Friday, September 28, 2018, at 17.02.44 WIB with M 7.7. The location is 0.18 LS and 119.85 BT and the distance is 26 km from north Donggala, Central Sulawesi, with a depth of 10 km.
The enormity of the earthquake and tsunami has consequences for many victims of material, property, and lives. This morning, September 29, 2018, the Alumni Association (IKA) Faculty of Dental Medicine, Airlangga University, represented by Marine Lt. Col. (K) drg. Bachtiar Efendi Sp. KG, M. Tr. Hanla; along with the Dean of Faculty of Dental Medicine Airlangga University, Dr. Darmawan Setijanto, drg., M.Kes handed over donations, which is collected quickly from the alumnees, amounting to Rp. 35,000,000, – (Thirty Five Million Rupiah) to the Indonesian Navy Marines Task Force (Task Force) for Earthquake Victims in Palu & Donggala.
“We would like to thank all FKG Unair Alumni who have quickly and responsibly contributed to the victims of the Donggala and Palu Earthquakes, may Allah SWT always protect and bestow His Grace on all the people of Palu and Donggala”, said Dr. Darmawan, on behalf of Faculty of Dental Medicine, Airlangga University.
Based on the latest information, air support (civil aircraft transport) is still constrained by the situation at the airport closest to the disaster site.
“Together with the Indonesian Navy Marines and our Task Force (Satgas), we are ready to carry out this good duty and mandate, asking for prayers and blessings from many related parties”, said Drg. Bachtiar Efendi, who is also the representative of the AIrlangga University FKG IKA who went straight to the location of the earthquake.