AMDA Emergency Bulletin I: Emergency Relief for Dam Burst in Indonesia
On Mar. 30th, the team from AMDA Indonesia (comprised of two doctors and one medical student) left for Situ Gintung, the artificial lake by the dam. As of Mar. 31st, the death toll topped 100 and expected to exceed 200 in total. The team will carry out joint relief efforts with the local Muhammadiyah University, now functioning as an emergency center and morgue. The team has brought a number of medicines as they are greatly in need of supply.
(Reported by Dr. Husni Tanra, AMDA Indonesia chairperson)