BANDUNG-Social Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa conveyed her sympathy to the victims of Pangandaran flood and landslide and hoped that all victims will be given strength and fortitude in the face of the ordeal.
"I also feel what our brothers in Pangandaran feel," said Khofifah, through the release received www.Jabarprov.go.id, Saturday (07/10)
According to Khofifah, she has ordered the team to immediately move quickly to send emergency aid from West Java warehouse in the form of side dishes, blankets, clothing and evacuation equipment to disaster victims.
Khofifah also appealed to the public to increase awareness of the threat of floods and landslides, given the current part of Indonesia has entered the rainy season.
"No one wants to get hit by a disaster but in case of disaster we have to be ready and alert," he said.
Currently there are 323 regencies / cities that are at high risk or prone to natural disasters so the need for the community to increase awareness and preparedness. (Parno)