To help the victims in Indonesia will allocate $ 37 million

© AFP 2018 / Bay Moorina among the ruins in the city of Palu on the island of Sulawesi, where a strong earthquake and tsunami. 29 Sep 2018To help the victims in Indonesia will allocate $ 37 million© AFP 2018 / Bay Ismoyo

The Indonesian government plans to allocate more than $ 37 million to assist victims of the earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawesi, said the Agency Antara with reference to the Minister of Finance.

According to the Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati (Sri Mulyani Indrawati), the national authority for elimination of consequences of natural disasters (BNPB) has requested nearly 560 billion Indonesian rupiahs (about 37.5 million dollars). The funds will be allocated on Sunday to BNPB was able to quickly get to work. The authorities do not exclude that the amount will be increased.

Indrawati, noted that the government now seeks to focus on the rescue and assistance. Allocated funds until directed to restore the infrastructure.

On Friday morning off the coast of the island of Sulawesi earthquake of a magnitude of 6.1, near the city of Palu. Later in the same area was recorded another earthquake of 7.4 magnitude and number of aftershocks. Then, the media reported that Pala was hit by the tsunami with a height of two meters. According to the latest data, the number of victims of the earthquake in the city of Palu in Indonesia has reached 420.

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