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Austria will allocate one million euros the help after an earthquake in Indonesia - RIA Novosti, 10/2/2018


VIENNA, 2 Oct — RIA Novosti. Austria will allocate one million euros humanitarian aid after an earthquake and a tsunami in Indonesia, the Foreign Minister of Austria Karin Knaysl.© AFP 2018/Adek Berry In Indonesia has said on Tuesday have saved several people who have carried out three days under blockages" the Federal government will allocate one million euros from fund of the help at accidents abroad to help to cope with a humanitarian situation after an earthquake and a tsunami in Indonesia" — Knaysl has said, her words are cited by the press service of the Austrian Foreign Ministry. Humanitarian aid has to come to the International federation of societies of the Red Cross in Sulawesi. At cooperation with local office of MFKK the affected population will be supplied, first of all, with food, water, lodgings, protective constructions for children and also medical goods and services. In the morning on September 28 the coast of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi had had earthquake measuring 6,1 near the city of Palu. Is later in the same area one more earthquake measuring 7,4 and a number of aftershocks has been recorded. The tsunami up to two meters high has fallen upon Palu. According to the latest data, more than 1,2 thousand people became the victims of an earthquake to Sulawesi. Indonesia is a part of a so-called Pacific fiery ring (a powerful tectonic break). In this area of the globe the most active tectonic plates, one of which moves with a speed of seven centimeters a year, settle down. Annually seismologists register six-seven thousand earthquakes measuring over 4,0 here.

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