On Wednesday (7/12) morning Pidie Jaya, Aceh Provincial, were surprised by the tectonic earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale.A number of buildings were heavily damaged, including one of these General Hospital (Hospital).
“There is one health facility was heavily damaged that hospitals Pidie Jaya. Most of the damage bangungan in the shopping area, not in the settlements,” said Head of Crisis Center of Health, Ministry of Health (MoH), Dr. Achmad Yurianto as quoted from a press release on Wednesday (12/07/2016).
The patients in Pidie Jaya Hospital, according to Dr. Achmad now evacuated to the plan was transferred to another hospital.There are two hospitals that would be the evacuation ie RS Bireuen and Pidie District Hospital.
Data National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) until 17:30 pm noted already 94 dead and one missing person.Also note also the number of minor injuries reached 489 people and 128 were seriously injured.
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Ministry of Health alone has deployed a team to Pidie Jaya to coordinate and conduct rapid assessments of health or rapid health assessment (RHA).Dr. Yurianto said to 13.00 pm that there were 30 ambulances and 136 medical personnel gathered in the field.
“Logistics general health is still insufficient, but the buffer stock in the province remains prepared when the time is needed,” said Dr. Yuri.