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Earth Quake didn't Stop

Updated on October 1, 2009

Indonesia was grieving again. After last month Earth Quake was shocking Java Island. And now September 30,2009 An earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale shook the region of West Sumatra. In the Padang City exactly. The earthquake destroyed hundred of homes, buildings and shopping centers. Million people was suffering now. Around two hundred hotel guest was trapped in Ambacang Hotel and can't be evacuated from the collapse building.Ambacang Hotel is a three star Hotel located in the middle of the town. With all damage making it difficult doing manual evacuation. The team is still waiting for evacuation equipment to help the victims. Seems many hotel guests was died.

There is a building where sixty student was trapped over there. And now the building was destroyed by the earth quake. According to the information all the student was die now. The rescue team try to dig and take out their bodies. As a teacher it makes me sad. I never stop crying. Although they are not my student but my heart said so. GOD.....please give their place in heaven.

The beautiful of Ambacang hotel
The beautiful of Ambacang hotel
Ambacang Hotel after earth quake
Ambacang Hotel after earth quake
situation in evacuation of died students
situation in evacuation of died students
I always pray for all students
I always pray for all students

I always up date the news about this disaster. And GOD.......the victims now almost 500 people was died. And this will continue to grow because many victims are still buried in collapsed buildings. Hundreds of houses collapsed, educational facilities, health and roads badly damaged. many places are still isolated from help.I can't say anything.....just pray and pray.


Why An earthquake didn't stop shocking my country

As religious person I believe that every disaster that happens in this world is the will of god. Many of aims want god to say through this disaster. The quake intended to test and know the level of spirituality and patience of people. We are should be more patient and continued closer to god. This is also valid for people who are not affected by the disaster should concerned and willing to help their brother who was in difficulties.


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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks maryladd for your pray.

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      maryladd 8 years ago

      my dear friend Prasetio, I am comforted by the knowledge that you are okay, but, so saddened by the true of the disaster. I am so sorry. I wish I could help more than I can. My prayers are with you and your country..maryladd

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks Sandy. I hope it will recovery soon.

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      Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      That is so sad! My thoughts are with you and your country.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      thanks Deshaputra,I hope our prayer will receive by GOD.

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      Deshaputra I 8 years ago

      Sukabumi and then Padang, all happened so quick. God bless them all. semoga diterima disisiNya.amieen

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Catchy and Isabellas, I hope the same as you. and the recent news is hundred people still trapped in the Ambacang Hotel. All of them was died....GOD, Please help the rescue team to take them out from the collapsed hotel. And I heard the information that there is around seven people still live until know. and they send short message to the rescue team. I hope they will still survive until help comes. almost four days they trapped in that hotel.....GOD.....save them, I pray for you....Amen

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      Isabellas 8 years ago from Ohio

      My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I hope that they help everyone out and that relief comes quickly for all of you.

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      Catchy Hubs 8 years ago from Vijjus - HYDERABAD(India)

      god blesses to all

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks ladyeagle_cdc and Hello for supporting the people in my country who is suffering now. Thanks for your pray for them. I know there is a collecting some help like medicine, cloths, blanket, tent, food right now. And I heard that many country help my country like Australia, United States, Singapore, Germany, Russia, Malaysia, China. God will reply their kindness for my country. And I have a big hope all the collection will go directly to the right people. And until now still need some help. Many areas are still isolated from help.I can feel what they feel now. And United Nations just announced the recently news about the victims who died almost 1000 people.

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      Hello, hello, 8 years ago from London, UK

      I thought about you if you and your family were all right when I heard that terrible news. I really can't understand and accept that these disasters have to be. All those people what have they done to deserve that? Thank you for sparing the time and send that hub. You should make an collection at least it would go directly to the right people and not vanish in the wrong poket. Best wishes for you and your people.

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      ladyeagle_cdc 8 years ago from San Juan City, Philippines

      prasetio30, i know that the good Lord will be merciful on us and hear our cry for help. for no one can comfort and heal us from the suffering we are going through but HIM alone. let us be strong in the the Lord. God bless you and your whole family.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Febrie for share your story. I know that we are facing big disaster now. We all family, wherever we life. I give my big condolences to the victims. I never stop to pray.

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      febriedethan 8 years ago from Indonesia

      This West Sumatera's earthquake was bigger than the last one - Tasikmalaya earthquake. You know what, last month, I carried my daughter run out from my house, the shake was so big and I'm thankful to the Lord God that we're ok, my house still ok, but watched our brothers and sisters in Padang, I think it could happen to me.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Kimberly for your support.I never stop to pray.The last victims was reached almost 600 people died.And still growing again...Oh GOD!

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      lyricsingray 8 years ago

      what a tragedy you reported this really well - thanks! Kimberly

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks for all support who give to me and my country. I am glad my new family here in hubpages ( my lovely hubbers: Pete,Scott, Veronica breakfastpop,Waren,Leslie,Hmrjmr1,quietnessandtrust )pray for this disaster.I am still crying now. I pray and pray again. I hope this is will recovery as soon as possible. I know many hubbers will do the same as you after hear about this disaster. I always update the new information through my television. Thanks........

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      Waren E 8 years ago from HAS LEFT THE BUILDING............

      prasetio30 i sure hope you're O.K soon, and I wish a rapid recovery to you and your countrymen!

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      quietnessandtrust 8 years ago

      Press on and be strong!!!

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      Hmrjmr1 8 years ago from Georgia, USA

      Prasetio- Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your country Take good care lad..

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      Leslie Broussard 8 years ago

      I am thankful that God has protected you, Prasetio. I am sure that He is smiling now, knowing that, like Job, your faith will not be shaken. Continue praying for all mankind - the natural disasters are only going to increase.

      Thank you for a hub on such a current event.

      Blessings,

      Leslie

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      Waren E 8 years ago from HAS LEFT THE BUILDING............

      I hope and pray all your family and friends are all O.K prasetio30!

      May God bless and keep you safe in that disater,my thoughts are with you!

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      Veronica Allen 8 years ago from Georgia

      It's so sad. My heart and prayers go out to the surviving family memebers and their friends and aquaintances. You just hate to hear of tragedies like these.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks breakfastpop for your support.

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      breakfastpop 8 years ago

      I am so sorry for you and your countrymen. My thoughts are with you.

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Thanks Scott and Pete,I feel sad right now, with many people was died. Thanks for your support and appreciation about this disaster.I hope this disaster will end.....Amen

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      Pete Maida 8 years ago

      I'm terribly sorry to hear of all of the suffering. I thought we were supposed to have a all loving God. I'm sorry to kill that many people and make so many more suffer is a vile act by God or any other entity.

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      Scott.Life 8 years ago

      My thoughts are with you my friend and all your countrymen