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Long time resident of Byron Shire, Adi Noersadi aka Adi O’et, is reportedly safe after a an earthquake killed at least 98 people in his hometown in Lombok, Indonesia.

Lisa Noersadi says, ‘He is safe but his house has been totally destroyed in the earthquake on Lombok on August 5.’

‘He is in a nearby refuge and is traumatised by experiencing the walls and ground crack up around him.

‘There is little he can do as the whole island is in chaos. They are without power and have limited phone connection.

‘Half of the houses have been reduced to rubble or are too unsafe to enter.

‘The is a general feeling of despair, with over 90 people dead and the body count is rising.

‘Adi has been a musician and resident in Byron Shire since 1994. Many people know and love Adi.

‘#PRAYFORLOMBOK.


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