Helping Cianjur Earthquake Victims, Bandung City Government Sends Ambulance and Other Basic Assistance
The Bandung City Government (Pemkot) deployed dozens of ambulances and other basic assistance to help earthquake victims in Cianjur Regency.
This was conveyed by the Regional Secretary (Sekda) of the City of Bandung, Ema Sumarna, Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
"We have sent seven ambulances to depart, this will continue to be added," said Ema.
He admitted that he had also held a meeting with several related SKPDs to discuss the collection and delivery of further aid.
"The Mayor of Bandung will certainly support so that aid can be sent immediately," he said.
Meanwhile, the Head of the People's Welfare Section (Kesra) of the Bandung City Regional Secretariat, Momon Ahmad Imron Sutisna explained, the results of the meeting regarding the plan to donate humanitarian aid for disaster victims in Cianjur Regency will soon be issued a circular.
"First, assistance from ASN, hospital employees, BUMD is collected in the Welfare Section. We will make a circular letter. Then Disdagin and Dinsos collect assistance from entrepreneurs and donors in their respective spheres," explained Momon.
Then, the sub-district and lurah collect assistance from community members in their respective neighborhoods. Furthermore, the Health Office sent assistance in the form of ambulances, medical personnel, and medicines.
"Diskar PB is also assessing the needs needed at the disaster site. Assistance can be in the form of money, food, and proper clothing," he explained.
He added that the aid was collected no later than Friday, November 25, 2022.
"Aid from ASN, BUMD, hospitals, Disdagin, Dinsos and from the sub-district and village heads, will be handed over to the location, Monday, November 28, 2022. The mayor plans to hand it over," he added.
As of Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 17.00 WIB, 162 people died and 326 others were injured, the majority of which were broken bones due to falling buildings. Of the hundreds of victims, the majority were children.
In addition, there are as many as 13,784 refugees who will be spread over 14 evacuation points. 60 percent to 100 percent damaged houses reached 2,345 units. (din)**
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