Indonesia tsunami 2018 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Indonesia tsunami 2018


Photos, DNA tests as Indonesians search for lost relatives

Dec 26, 2018 - 10:16 PM

Survivors queue up showing photos of their loved ones on mobile phones to officials who carry out the grisly task of checking them against bodies in the morgue

Prayers, fear in tsunami-struck Indonesian towns as toll tops 400

Dec 25, 2018 - 8:44 PM

Many evacuees are too afraid to go home after experts warn more deadly waves could slam the stricken region

'Run to the hills': Tsunami fears spark chaos in Indonesia town

Dec 25, 2018 - 8:29 PM

A desperate exodus underlines the level of fear along Indonesia's gutted coastline after the volcano-triggered tsunami struck without warning, killing over 400 people

Sick, hungry Indonesia tsunami survivors cram shelters

Dec 25, 2018 - 12:20 PM

Fears about a public health crisis come as the death toll from the tsunami rose to nearly 400

SURVIVORS. Tsunami survivors collect donated clothing at a help center in Citangkil village in Sumur, Pandeglang, Banten province on December 25, 2018, 3 days after a tsunami. Photo by AFP

Funerals held for band members killed in Indonesian tsunami

Dec 24, 2018 - 7:53 PM

The band's frontman is the only surviving member of the group which has released a half dozen albums and commands a large fan base in Indonesia

'Everything's gone': Indonesian villagers recount tsunami horror

Dec 24, 2018 - 7:19 PM

'We're very poor and now this happens,' one of the survivors of the volcano-triggered tsunami says

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll climbs to 373

Dec 24, 2018 - 5:13 PM

(UPDATED) Rescue teams use their bare hands, diggers and other heavy equipment to haul debris from the stricken area around the Sunda Strait

IN PHOTOS: Death and destruction in Indonesia

Dec 24, 2018 - 10:40 AM

A volcano-triggered tsunami leaves a trail of dead bodies after slamming without warning into beaches around Sunda Strait

Rescuers look for survivors along the coast in South Lampung on South Sumatra on December 23, 2018. Photo by Ferdi Awed/AFP

Philippines condoles with Indonesia after deadly tsunami

Dec 23, 2018 - 2:44 PM

No Filipino is reported killed or injured in the Indonesia tsunami, says the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs

INDONESIA TSUNAMI. Bodies of victims recovered along Carita beach are placed in body bags on December 23, 2018, after the area was hit by a tsunami on December 22, 2018, following an eruption of the Anak Krakatoa volcano. Photo by Semi/AFP

281 dead as volcano-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia

Dec 23, 2018 - 8:39 AM

(6th UPDATE) The tsunami is triggered by the eruption of Anak Krakatoa, giving authorities no time to warn residents of the threat