On 5 August 2018, a destructive and shallow earthquake measuring Mw 6.9 struck the island of Lombok, Indonesia. It was followed by a nearby 6.9 earthquake on 19 August 2018. A total of 563 people were confirmed killed while more than 1,000 were confirmed injured. More than 417,000 people were displaced. This earthquake is the largest and the strongest earthquake to have hit Lombok in recorded history.
Khiri Travel in Indonesia, Khiri Reach, with contributions from our travel agents, mobilized local staff and transported the necessities (food, toiletries, school suppliers, water filters and stoves) to support the affected communities.