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Originally posted by asala
Latest news is that the hospital are having problems coping now
activity in the volcano is going up, which is something also to keep an eye on,
Salom I usually go there to Indonesia bandung you say youre in Djakarka the city my father is Indonesian
Originally posted by Gembelindo
I live in Jakarta A.K.A Slums Galore! Well I hope my Relatives are alright the facth that almost no Conventional Structures survived the Quake, It's Weird why would a 6.2 trigger a Tidal wave No way! they have those kinds in Japan but they don't get Tidal waves. Besides it was reported that the Epicenter was not underwater. I guess my cousins are DEAD! I In Java or as the locals call it PUlau jawa the poor people or the people that aint got no mansion like mine use standar mortar and cement for heir houses, the foundations would probably go 6 fett deep using thin Rebar and most house from what i have see and touched ( yeah touched) are pretty weak, comparable that of Iraq's houses. The country that i live in was already torn down by the recent Tsunami i dont suppose that our CORRUPT leaders and WEAK economy would survive another large scale disaster. P.S the Epicenter is on land No tsunami ok!
Originally posted by asala
Seems the rain is pounding them now, And forcing people to return to there rubble homes in search of some shelter,
Its just one thing after another,
Originally posted by denise_109
I'm new here and am not very familiar with this format, so bear with me. I noticed someone raised the possibility that this disaster could be manmade. I don't know if any of you thought of this, or if it's already been discussed, but a few days ago I was reading here that FEMA was having drills of some sort in the Pacific....at the time someone said it might coincide with a comet strike? From what I've read other places, apparently it was a 3 day drill starting either 5/23 or 5/25, I can't remember exactly now. I believe I even read some speculation about what could be about to happen, since FEMA tends to be in just the right place on some occasions. Well, here we are with FEMA having a drill in the Pacific related to tsunamis, and now we've had a major earthquake.
Am I stretching a little too far, or does anyone else think there could be a connection? When I heard about the quake, the first thing that crossed my mind was what I had read about a FEMA drill.
Aid was trickling in on Monday for survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people on Indonesia's Java island and left tens of thousands of homeless foraging for food and shelter.