Gulf Times - Lombok
Indonesia's quake-hit Lombok declares health emergency over malaria

Indonesia's quake-hit Lombok declares health emergency over malaria

Indonesia's tourist island of Lombok is battling malaria, authorities said on Saturday, declaring a health emergency after a series of earthquakes in July and August forced hundreds of thousands to flee their homes.

QRCS provides relief to Indonesians hit by quake

QRCS provides relief to Indonesians hit by quake

The distribution lasted for a month within the first phase of the QRCS's humanitarian response.

QRCS launches Lombok relief campaign

QRCS launches Lombok relief campaign

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) launched Wednesday a campaign to raise QR10mn for the victims of an earthquake that hit Indonesian island Lombok.

Strong 6.2 magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia

Strong 6.2 magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia

The offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of eight kilometres, about 100 kilometres southeast of Kupang on the Indonesian portion of Timor island, the USGS said.

Rattled quake survivors mark Eid on Indonesian island

Rattled quake survivors mark Eid on Indonesian island

The evacuees prayed, chanted and feasted together, marking the festival of sacrifice in open rice fields and under tents.

QRC offers emergency aid to quake-hit Lombok

QRC offers emergency aid to quake-hit Lombok

The assistance also includes the provision of health services of first aid, personal hygiene and awareness packages for the benefit of 700 affected families.

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 dead

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 dead

A series of powerful earthquakes have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, killing at least 10 people and setting off fresh waves of panic after nearly 500 died there following a huge tremor two weeks ago.

Series of quakes rocks Indonesia's Lombok, causing panic

Series of quakes rocks Indonesia's Lombok, causing panic

A series of quakes including a powerful 6.9 magnitude tremor struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

Fresh tremor rocks Indonesia's Lombok

Fresh tremor rocks Indonesia's Lombok

A fresh tremor of 6.3 magnitude struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, the US Geological Survey said on Sunday, after an earthquake killed more than 430 people there earlier this month.

Indonesia quake death toll tops 400 as more bodies recovered

Indonesia quake death toll tops 400 as more bodies recovered

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake on August 5 levelled tens of thousands of homes, mosques and businesses across Lombok.

Aftershocks rock Indonesia's Lombok as quake toll tops 300

Aftershocks rock Indonesia's Lombok as quake toll tops 300

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake on Sunday levelled tens of thousands of homes, mosques and businesses across Lombok.

Woman rescued from rubble of deadly quake on Indonesia's Lombok

Woman rescued from rubble of deadly quake on Indonesia's Lombok

A woman was pulled alive from a collapsed building on Indonesia's tourist island of Lombok on Tuesday, two days after a powerful earthquake that killed dozens, destroyed villages and left thousands of people homeless.