Tsunami waves have occurred in the Sunda Strait on Saturday night (December 22, 2018)
for a while Tsunami Victims in the Sunda Strait continue to be recorded: 222 people died, 843 people injured and 28 people missing
The number of victims and damage caused by the tsunami that hit coastal areas in the Sunda Strait continues to increase. Temporary data collected by the BNPB Command Post until Sunday 23/12/2018 at 16.00 WIB recorded 222 people died, 843 people were injured and 28 people were missing.
Material damage included 556 damaged housing units, 9 heavily damaged hotel units, 60 damaged culinary stalls, 350 damaged boats and boats. There are no foreign national casualties. All Indonesian citizens. These victims and damage included in 4 affected districts, namely in Pandeglang, Serang, South Lampung and Tanggamus Regencies.
This number is expected to continue to increase because not all victims have been evacuated, not all Puskesmas have reported casualties, and not all locations can be recorded as a whole. This condition causes the data to change.
Out of a total of 222 people died, 843 people were injured and 30 missing people were found in:
Pandeglang District recorded 164 people died, 624 people injured, 2 people missing. Physical damage included 446 damaged houses, 9 damaged hotels, 60 damaged shops, 350 damaged ships and boats, and 73 damaged vehicles. Areas affected in 10 sub-districts. The locations that were found by many victims were Mutiara Hotel Carita Cottage, Tanjung Lesung Hotel and Sambolo Village.
Many victims are tourists and local people. The coast along tourist areas of Tanjung Lesung Beach, Pantai Sumur, Teluk Lada Beach, Panimbang Beach and Carita Beach are many tourists who were then hit by the tsunami.
Victims in Serang District recorded 11 people died, 22 people were injured, and 26 people were missing. Damage to the building is still being collected.
While victims in South Lampung Regency recorded 48 people died, 213 people were injured and 110 houses were damaged. In Tanggamus Regency there is 1 person died.
Emergency handling continues.