Death toll in Indonesia earthquake rises to 321

The death toll in the 5.6 magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia’s West Java province rose to 321.

The balance sheet of the 5.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred on November 20 in the Cianjur region of Indonesia’s West Java province is getting worse.


Indonesian National Disaster Agency President Suharyanto said at the press conference that the number of people who lost their lives increased to 321.

Stating that 73,874 people were affected by the severe tremor, Suharyanto stated that the search continues for 11 missing people.

Stating that 62,628 houses were destroyed in the 5.6 magnitude earthquake in the Cianjur region, Suharyanto added that the government plans to build safe structures to replace the damaged houses.

Suharyanto announced that the construction of the new homes will begin next week on a land allotted by the government.

On the other hand, it was learned that government support of 25 million rupees (approximately 29 thousand TL) will be provided to those whose houses were moderately damaged in the earthquake, and 10 million rupees (approximately 11 thousand TL) to those whose houses were slightly damaged.



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