On November 22, Ridwan Kamil, the governor of West Java Province in Indonesia, said that after the 5.5-magnitude earthquake, more than 2,000 houses were damaged, and more than 13,000 people have been sent to evacuation centers. The earthquake caused the collapse of a boarding school, killing students. Power was cut off in some quake-hit areas and communications were damaged.
Indonesian Minister of Social Affairs Reese Mahalini arrived in Zhanyu County, the epicenter of the earthquake, in the early morning of the 22nd. Disaster relief agencies are distributing supplies such as tents and blankets locally, and drinking water and food are also being distributed in succession.
After the earthquake, the Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency announced that the earthquake had killed 62 people, but the emergency management department of Zhanyu District told the media that 162 people died, and the specific number is being verified. (Headquarters reporter Liu Chang and reporter Li Shuzhen)