Tower Bersama Group Delivered Medical and Food Aid to Disaster Victims in Kulon Progo
Posted on 5th December 2017
Monik TBIG was deployed to provide food and healthcare for two days for the residents of Sungapan Lor, Wahyuharjo Village, Kulon Progo Regency which was badly affected by cempaka cyclone
Jakarta, 5 December 2017 - Disaster response action team of PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk (“TBIG”) conducted humanitarian action to assist victims of natural disasters in Yogyakarta. The team lead by TBIG Regional Manager of Central Java, Doddy Adianto mobilized TBIG Mobile Clinic (“Monik TBIG”) to provide basic food and health services for two days in Sungapan Lor, Wahyuharjo Village, Kulon Progo Regency.
Doddy Adianto said that his side keeps monitoring the condition of the people in some areas in Java who are affected by the disaster. “We are part of this region and of course share the same experience with the people here,” he explained after delivering the aid.
Meanwhile, in a separate place, TBIG Chief of Business Support Officer, Lie Si An confirmed that assistance to disaster victims due to weather anomaly will be a priority for company’s CSR in the field of health. “This month we will be focusing on the impact of the disaster. We will send aid to some areas other than Yogyakarta.” He added that similar assistance will also be offered to the refugees in Pacitan, East Java.
President Director of PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk, Herman Setya Budi explained that assistance to victims of natural disasters is a routine CSR activity undertaken by the company as well as a manifestation of corporate concerns towards humanity. “We are indeed preparing volunteers who can be mobilized to the disaster area to provide the assistance needed by the community in the disaster area,” Herman explained.
Natural disasters inflicted over the past few days have occurred in various parts in Indonesia, especially on the island. This event is due to some parties caused by weather anomalies caused by cempaka cyclone that hit the waters of Java.
Parts of the Special Region of Yogyakarta experience floods and landslides caused by cempaka cyclone that hit parts of Indonesia, especially the southern coast of Java. According to BNPD data, areaas affected by floods or landslides are Bantul Regency (landslides: 44 areas, flood: 31 areas), Kulon Progo (flood: 10 areas, landslides: 4 areas), Sleman (landslides: 7 areas, flood: 4 areas) and Gunung Kidul (floods: 24 areas and landslides: 6 areas).
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