Supartika was preparing lunch at home in a mountainous town known for its rice when she suddenly felt the urge to leave. the Earth beneath her convulse.

Her husband offered to be her husband to But cook the 47-year old housewife insisted that he do it himself, so he went to the pub. to Instead, sprinkle fertilizer on the rice fields. In an In an instant, she found her way in the Darkness of her home crumpled, her arms precariously holding on the The weight of a crumbling wall to Keep it from crushing her head.

“I fainted for a while,” Ms. Supartika is an Indonese woman who goes by one name, like many others. “When I got my sense back, I found myself still under the debris.”

One day later the Local officials stated that a devastating earthquake had struck. the The death toll has risen to 252 and hundreds more injured. The rescue efforts continued on Tuesday to Pull the dead and Injured from the rubble in Indonesia’s most populous province as more than 100 aftershocks roiled the region.

The entire scope of the destruction from Monday’s shallow, magnitude 5.6 earthquake remained unclear with scores still reported missing. Power outages have hampered search efforts and Roads to Some of these the The landslides blocked affected areas.

The majority of the Emergency response officials stated that many of the dead were trapped in collapsed buildings. Many of these victims were crushed in collapsed buildings, emergency response officials said. the Victims were women and Children who were at home at school or in their homes and collapsed, while men were out working outside. the Ridwan Kamil (Governor of West Java Province), stated that Monday afternoon a earthquake occurred.

He said that many remote villages were still unaccessible one day later. and Unstable internet connections and phones left many people without access to information the Safety and whereabouts of family members and relatives. The hilly, sloping terrain of the District of Cianjur an A region of agricultural land that was the epicenter of Monday’s earthquake, made it especially vulnerable to He said that landslides are possible.

After being trapped amongst the Her husband saved her from the falling bricks of her house. and neighbors. She was just taken to the Hours later, the hospital was closed at 8 p.m. on Monday due to the Limited number of ambulances.

“I was shocked. It was very sudden,” She said. Her right hand was fractured, and her right shoulder dislocated and Broken glass lacerates leg “My house is flat to the earth.”

Indonesia is home to many earthquakes. the “Ring of Fire,” an An arc of Volcanoes and Several fault lines can be found along the Pacific Basin. And the Landslides that follow are especially dangerous in countries where there is deforestation to farmland and Small-scale illegal gold mining operations have contributed to unstable soil conditions.

On Tuesday, President Joko Widodo from Indonesia visited Cianjur. the The closest city to the Epicenter of the Earthquake and pledging assistance to Victims to Rebuild and Promising to Improve building standards

“It’s important to have quake-proof buildings,” He stated this Tuesday. “We’re focusing first on opening road access in landslide-affected areas. I’ve instructed that evacuation and rescue of buried victims be prioritized.”

According to the latest figures, more than 7,000 people were forced from their homes. to officials. Many of these officials. the The injured were being treated in makeshift tents at Cianjur’s overwhelmed hospitals. Some victims were being transferred to Kamil stated that there is a shortage in medical professionals in nearby areas.

In In addition to More than 2800 homes and 13 schools and Ten office buildings were destroyed the Cianjur area, according to Emergency personnel.

Uus, 40, had gone home to Fix a leaky roof in your home and leave his family to During the summer, manage his roadside restaurant the Busy lunch rush When the When an earthquake occurred, it triggered the landslide of nearby hills, creating mud and debris engulfing the Restaurant and Seven other cafes are located nearby.

Mr. Uus, also known as a single name and who is also a runner, ran back to Try to His family will be saved “I screamed out for help,” He stated. “I wanted to dig out, but I had no tools.

“The landslide covered all the place. I never thought that hill would have collapsed,” He said, wiping away tears while wearing a brown sarong around the neck. His feet and the His trousers’ hems are still muddy the The chaotic aftermath of the attack a day earlier

His wife and his three children and Sisters were all killed.

“Oh God, oh God, all of them died, oh God!” He cried out, an Official at the hospital delivered the Information about his family members who have died.

Since they are not allowed, his relatives debated where to bury him. to Return to Their village was evacuated out of concern about additional earthquakes and landslides. Cugenang, the location of his restaurant, was almost 90 percent destroyed according to reports. to the governor.

“If I knew that earthquake would come, I would have taken my family home, too and not left them in the restaurant. Oh God, you took them all,” Mr. Uus stated.