BANDUNG - RZ (Rumah Zakat) distributed 600 cans of corned Super-Qurban for flood victims in Bandung District. The volunteers on alert and continue to monitor the flood situation which has reached 80 to 300cm, while the area around the banks of Citarum River has reached 3 meters.
The intensity of heavy rainfall causing 15 Bandung district submerged. The 15 regions are Cicalengka, Rancaekek, Cileunyi, Solokan Jeruk, Majalaya, Ciparay, Baleendah, Dayeuhkolot, Bojongsoang, Pameungpeuk, Banjaran, Arjasri, Cangkuang, Katapang, and Kutawaringin. This floods caused 2 deaths, 3 people missing and 27,000 others were evacuated.
"The water level currently has decreased, but the RZ volunteers still must respond and set up a rescue team immediately at the scene. The emergency assistance that mostly needed is a rubber boat, mineral water, baby food, baby diapers and sanitary napkins,” said Padirman, Field Coordinator of RZ Volunteer in Bandung.
RZ also provides assistance in the form of warm shelter, rice, evacuation, baby food, trauma healing, relief logistics and mineral water. Additionally, together with BPBD (Regional Disaster Management Agency), RZ volunteers also set up water and portable toilet in INKANAS post.
"Alhamdulilah, we've set up a flood post in various parts of Bandung district, including in Inkanas post, Baleendah, Wakawuri, Unilon, and STT Telkom. Hopefully there will be more assistance would come due to the heavy rainfall and flooding volume which is still growing. For those who want to make a donation and help can contact us directly or come to the RZ post in Inkanas Building, Jl. RAA Wiranatakusumah No 7 Baleendah, Bandung,” said Pardiman.