BANDUNG-Committee Member of Parliament for disaster risk management Fikri Faqih said that prone-areas should get more assistance from the central government in the framework of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) program.
One of the DRR priority program is the provision of information technology systems along with the Human Resources to manage it.
"With the implementation of technological infrastructure for disaster risk management, so that the region should also be prepared the adequate human resources," said Fikri in a press release received jabarprov.go.id, Saturday (12/3)
Doctoral Candidate in Environmental Sciences from the University of Diponegoro describes the budget of the central government should emphasise on pre-conditions, so that local authorities are better prepared for disasters.
"DRR programs and technology infrastructure development should be had priority. So that the region would not depend solely on the central budget when the disaster occurred,” he said.