Bali Earthquake Emergency Response

Kopernik is supporting families affected by the earthquake in Karangasem and Bangli, Bali through the distribution of emergency food supplies, shelter and hygiene kits. 

Project Type

  • Technology Distribution


On 16 October 2021, a 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit Karangasem and Bangli districts, Bali, Indonesia, two areas that have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The earthquake triggered landslides in several locations in the two districts, damaging houses and temples. At least three people were killed according to Indonesia’s Search and Rescue Agency. As of 21 October, the District Disaster Management Board reported the following damage data:

  • 2164 severely damaged houses (1,841 in Karangasem and 323 in Bangli)
  • 101 damaged temples
  • Estimated total loss of IDR 64,712,600,000 (or equivalent to USD 4,581,001)


Kopernik is providing shelter kits, hygiene kits and emergency food supplies to the affected locations in Karangasem and Bangli. The kits comprise of the following:

  • Tarps (A5) : 100 pieces
  • Rope for tarps (6mm, 20 m/pack) : 100 pieces
  • Towels : 200 pieces
  • Sarongs : 200 pieces
  • Blankets : 200 pieces
  • Buckets : 200 pieces
  • Water scoops : 200 pieces
  • Toothbrushes : 200 pieces
  • Menstrual hygiene kits : 200 pieces
  • Emergency Food packages : 100 packages


This response is expected to reach more than 1,000 people from 200 households in Karangasem and Bangli who have been heavily impacted by the earthquake.

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Supported by Stewart Investors, Kopernik collaborated with Pasar Rakyat and Karangasem District Military Base in distributing shelter kits, hygiene kits, and emergency food supplies to the affected location in Karangasem. The kits comprise the following:

  • Tarps (A5): 100 pieces
  • Rope for tarps (6mm, 20 m/pack): 100 pieces
  • Towels: 200 pieces
  • Sarongs: 200 pieces
  • Blankets: 200 pieces
  • Buckets: 200 pieces
  • Water scoops: 200 pieces
  • Toothbrushes: 200 pieces
  • Menstrual hygiene kits: 200 pieces
  • Emergency Food packages: 100 packages
  • Water gallons: 100 gallons 


This response reached 200 households and approximately 1,000 people in Karangasem and Bangli who have been heavily impacted by the earthquake.



Procurement and distribution of shelter and hygiene kits as well as food items

Costs associated with the procurement, coordination and distribution of the shelter, hygiene and food items.


Payment Processing Fee

Cost of transferring payments internationally and processing online donations for payments received via website.


Administration Fee

A contribution to Kopernik's operational costs (15%).


Total $7,805

Kopernik Solutions provided a sub-grant to a trusted partner organisation who is implementing this project.