They also burned debris and excavators dug into the tangled remains of buildings.
The quakes and the tsunami have affected a total of 87,725 people, with 78,994 of them taking shelter in Central Sulawesi province, while the rest have engaged in an exodus to nearby provinces, he added. "Why aren't we getting better at handling it?"
Indonesia's disaster agency says the September 28 disaster that hit Sulawesi island has killed 2045 people. Though these missing people are yet to be accounted for in officially released figures, many could be presumed dead after searches have been called off.
Nugroho conceded that Indonesia's preparedness for disasters and capacity to respond still fall woefully short, not least because public funding is so low.
Central Sulawesi Gov. Longki Djanggola said the disaster relief period, due to expire on Saturday, was extended by two weeks to October 26.
'We just came here because the government of Indonesia asked for assistance, ' said Marcus Butler from South African charity Gift of the Givers, which was denied permission to help with the search. "It needs budget", he said. "They don't need them in Indonesia", he said.
Last month, a magnitude-7.4 quake in Central Sulawesi killed more than 2,000 people and destroyed tens of thousands of houses.
Also, a lack of education and safety drills means people don't know how to protect themselves when an quake strikes.
"The earthquake happened early Thursday when they were sleeping and the quake suddenly rocked so they didn't have time to evacuate", Indonesia's national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. The archipelago is often rattled by earthquakes and the occasional tsunami.
Our country, Nigeria and most of the African continent is not sitting on continental plates that make it prone to earthquakes and tsunamis, but we have natural disasters of our own.
In a separate Twitter post, accompanied by an image of Guterres surveying a vista of destruction, he said: "Your strength and resilience are remarkable". However, it is mostly guesswork because of how far the ground moved during liquefaction.
Search teams look for victims in the natural disaster and liquefaction affected Balaroa neighbourhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on October 11, 2018.
With communications and power down, rescuers focused first on Palu's tsunami-battered beachfront in the north and on collapsed hotels and shopping centers in its business district. Memorials will be constructed in hard-hit neighborhoods such as Balaroa and Petobo, he said at a news conference in Jakarta.
Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre oceanographer David Walsh said any tsunami from the natural disaster would only affect areas immediately around the epicentre.
In response, the IDF said, soldiers used riot dispersal means and live fire in accordance with standard operating procedures. In the meantime, the IDF stated that a group of terrorists had attacked an Israeli outpost on the border.
Company officials declined to say what countries the hackers had targeted, but described the security breach as a "broad" attack. The social media company announced the breach September 28 and said at the time 50 million users could have been exposed.
Google launched its Google Pixel in October 2016 with 12 MP camera and from then it is moving towards becoming better and best. Other phone makers sometimes crowd out Google's apps with their own or take a share of ad revenue, hurting Alphabet's profits.
She was photographed with her lover on a bench by the city's Puente de los Suspiros de Barranco - Bridge of Sighs of the Ravine. He saw a woman with an uncanny resemblance to his wife in street view - and she was locked in a compromising embrace.
We have won great victories together and I will always keep those memories in me", Jardim told the club's official website . Portuguese boss Jardim was appointed in 2014 and led the club to the French title in 2017, their first since 2000.
Mental health services are available for free on the NHS, while there are a number of helplines and charities that offer support. If you are at school or college, mental health care may be arranged for you. "They need support", she said.
Tennis young gun Alexander Zverev has scared the absolute daylight out of a young ball boy at the Shanghai Open. De Minaur, 19, defeated France's Benoit Paire 6-4, 6-3 to enhance his growing reputation.
Playing for England brings new pressures, though, and his performances have seen a £100million price tag to be mentioned. I was at training when I first got the call-up and straight away I called my parents. "That's what he said to me".
Search teams - working by air, boat and on the ground - have entered Panama City , Mexico Beach, Alligator Point, Eastpoint, St. Emergency services carried out dozens of rescues of people caught in swiftly moving floodwaters in North Carolina .
Cardinal Donald Wuerl resigned amid two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals rocking the Catholic Church . Wuerl's archdiocese issued a series of similar plaudits on Friday, coinciding with the Vatican announcement.
China has taken steps to make Muslim prison camps legal - despite allegations detainees are made to condemn their faith. Authorities say extremists there have ties to foreign terror groups but have given little evidence to support that.
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