GARUT- As flood natural disaster recovery efforts and the movement of soil in Garut, not less than 1,724 inhabitants disaster victims obtain life insurance programs from Indonesia Ministry of Social Affairs.
Handing directly granted by the Minister of Social Republic of Indonesia Khofifah Indar Parawansa in Tresna Werdha Social Institution, RSU street Garut regency, Saturday (03/04/2017). The recipient is the September 2016 flood victims and survivors of ground movement in Cisompet. The atmosphere of emotion culminated when Mrs. Minister upon delivery of assistance to the affected families. Also present Garut Regent H. Rudy Gunawan and officials as well as local community leaders.
Minister of Social Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia Khofifah Indar Parawansa said life assurance program based on the Regulation of Minister of Social Affairs Number 04 Year 2015 awarded to families whose homes were severely damaged. Then the government through the Ministry of Social disburse aid life insurance, compensation for the heirs, and incentives for housing construction for flood victims in Garut City subdistrict and Tarogong Kidul as well as movement of soil in the Cisompet subdistrict.
"Average victims get help life assurance amounted to Rp 10 thousand per day for 90 days or Rp 900 thousand to Rp 1.551 billion in total," he said. Life assurance, she added, is given once which disbursements made after the emergency response period, hoping, life assurance is given at least be able to help and reduce the burden of daily life during the post-disaster recovery. "I feel what you all feel, I hope such incidents do not recur," she said softly.
In the chain of working visit, Minister of Social Affairs Khofifah Indar Parawansa also distributed directly compensation for heirs of victims died due to flash floods in Cimanuk River in Garut regency. Welfare money was given directly by the Minister to the families of the victims for 14 people each receive Rp 15 million per person in the event of non-cash distribution of aid in the Paris field, sudistrict of Tarogong Kidul, Garut regency.
Garut Regent Rudy Gunawan is assessing aid for families who have lost family members as a result of the flood disaster overflow in Cimanuk River. According to him, there are 14 others who otherwise still missing in flooding on September 20, 2016. "Those who are receiving assistance, there are 14 people, while the total who received assistance is 46 people," he said. The fund was sourced from the Ministry of Social Affairs which has been proposed by the Government of Garut regency. She hopes, mourning for the families of victims of the flood disaster it can be beneficial to their needs.