BANDUNG-Emergency handling due to the 6.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked South West Java on Friday (15/12) at 23:47 WIB which has caused the death and damage to thousands of buildings continues to be done Local Government and a number of relevant agencies
Head of the Bandana National Administration Agency (BNPB) Willem Rampangilei said his office has held coordination meetings with the Heads of Regions, BPBD, Ministry of Social Affairs, and local officials in Tasikmalaya and Ciamis.
"Four priorities that need to be addressed are the addition of logistical support, repair of damaged settlements, funding assistance, and repair of damaged public infrastructure," he said.
According to Willem, logistics support from BNPB will be provided to regions that have set up emergency response and submitted ready funds amounting to Rp 250 million to 4 regions that have set emergency response for operations during the emergency response period.
"For the repair of damaged settlements will be fulfilled through the aid of stimulant fund from BNPB with each region first do valid verification by" by name by address "and di-SK by the Head of each Region," he said.
Willem said this step should be taken as a form of accountability and transparency in the use of funds and to ensure the clarity of the amount of aid and who the recipients are.
"The apparatus of BPBD, TNI, Polri, Basarnas, Ministry of Health, SKPD, Tagana, PMI, volunteers, NGOs and the community are still doing emergency handling," said Willem, through a release received www.Jabarprov, Sunday (17/12).
The urgent assistance needed by the community today is temporary shelters (huntara), tents, volunteers to clean damaged building materials, food, trauma healing, artisans, building materials and others. (Parno)