Thursday, April 8, 2021

#BreakingNews Death Toll from Cyclone Seroja Reaches over 150 People Killed in Indonesia and East Timor - VIDEO



A cyclone in Indonesia and East Timor has killed over 150 people. 
Entire villages have been swept away by floods and landslides. About 10 thousand residents have fled in search of shelter.  
 There still over 100 people missing.  President Widodo has ordered a rapid evacuation. Approximately 125 million Indonesians live in endangered areas.

The tropical cyclone Seroja hit on 4 April, 2021. 

Rescuers continue to dig through the debris in search of survivors. The most affected areas in Indonesia  are the island of Adonara, Lembata, Eastern Sumba and Timor. 

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered a prompt evacuation of the affected population.

The Catholic community, especially through Caritas Indonesia, has launched a fundraiser for the displaced. The donations will be used to purchase food, medicine, blankets and masks for Covid-19. 

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