BANDUNG - Governor of Central Sulawesi through the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said that the emergency response period for handling earthquakes and tsunamis was extended for 14 days. In the extension period, Rumah Zakat carried out various relief actions, one of which added six medical teams.
"With various considerations and based on the results of the coordination meeting, the emergency response period was extended for 14 days. Starting from October 13-26 2018, "said BNPB Head of Data, Information and Public Relations, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, on Thursday (11/10).
In this emergency response period, the search for victims continues to be carried out by volunteer Zakat Houses. The last evacuation process carried out on Wednesday (10/10), the Zakat House volunteers found 167 bodies.
"We added six medical teams to provide post-disaster health care assistance to residents located in Donggala and Sigi. Among them are three nurses, one pharmacy, and two doctors, "said Asrul Putra Nanda, Branch Manager of the Zakat House through his press release, Friday (12/10).
In addition, Rumah Zakat also provides public kitchen services and establishes Pos Segar to provide cold drinks for volunteers and refugees. In addition, there is a Zakat House post that was built in two locations, precisely at Watukanjaya Street and Pandanjakaya Street.jO