The East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Regional Police are still mapping the area affected by the 7.4 Richter scale earthquake at Flores Sea Point, NTT on Tuesday (14/12/21) this morning.
“So, for now we are still mapping whether it is affected or not,” said the Public Relations Manager of the Polda Kombes Pol NTT. Rishian Krisna Budhiaswanto, S.H., S.I.K., M.H.
The Head of Public Relations of the NTT Police said that as of 12.00 WIB, his staff through the local Polres were still conducting mapping to provide factual information on the ground, after an earthquake with a magnitude of possibly a tsunami.
“Because if that’s the case, we really have to look at the facts. We do not provide inaccurate information. But the information I received from the West Sumba Police was already in shock,” said NTT Police Public Relations Officer
I hope residents don’t panic too much and continue to follow the instructions of officers in the field.
Meanwhile, for disaster mitigation preparedness, the NTT Police have also trained more than 600 people in Nusa II safe emergency operations. The operation is also to prepare for natural disasters. .
“In this case, the NTT Police, of course, in dealing with this natural disaster, will be ready to deploy the two personnel, including defense equipment, as part of the Safe Nusa II Emergency Operation, which has now become an Emergency Operation. related to natural disasters,” he explained.