OCHA Situation Report No. 5 2006/05/31
Distribution Map of Killed and Injured
Reuters AlertNet 29 May 2005
Indonesia declares emergency after quake kills 4,600 - Government of Indonesia declared a state of emergency after a quake killed more than 4,600 people. Some 35,000 buildings around the city of Yogyakarta were reduced to rubble when a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck at the crack of dawn on 27 May 2006.
Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo (Japanese only)
Report on Earthquake (M6.3) in Jawa, Indonesia, on May 26, 2006
OCHA Situation Report No.2 2006/05/28
The latest data obtained from the provincial government authorities (SATKORLAK PB) Central Java, Sleman, and local government offices are a total 3,220 persons dead and 7,446 persons injured.
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/05/28
The earthquake destroyed many buildings in a heavily populated area killing an estimated 3,000 people and injuring thousands. RI deployed emergency relief and assessment teams to the affected region about 250 miles east of the capital city of Jakarta, to begin providing immediate assistance to survivors.
BBC News 2006/05/27
More than 2,200 people have been killed and thousands more injured by a strong earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Java, officials have said.
A powerful earthquake early Saturday rocked Yogyakarta province located in the central part of Java Island, flattening buildings and killing 1,424 people, police officer said.
More than 1,000 people are now known to have died in an earthquake that shook the area around Indonesia's ancient royal city of Yogyakarta early on Saturday, a government official and state media said.