Monday, 23 September 2019

Foreign Aid for Palu, Donggala Disaster Starts to Arrive

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Vice President Jusuf Kalla announced that foreign aid from three countries for the victims of Palu and Donggala earthquake and tsunami have started to arrive.

    “We received foreign aid from Japan, New Zealand, and India,” said the vice president at the VP Palace in Jakarta, Thursday, October 4. 

    Read: First International Aid Arrives in Palu

    According to Jusuf Kalla, a plane from New Zealand that is also full of logistics has landed in Indonesia. Same goes to aid from Australia and Qatar. Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said that aid from India and Singapore has also landed. 

    Minister Retno said that foreign aid from Japan and the United States is on its way too. She also said that many countries have offered help in fund lending, such as the one from the World Bank. However, this offer is still being weighed by the Indonesian government. 

    Read: Kalla: Indonesia Rejects US Hospital Ship Aid for Quake Victims