BANDUNG - A total of 1580 Kodam III / Siliwangi soldiers spread in the Cinangka and Labuhan Prov. Regions. Banten was lowered to assist in handling the Sunda Strait tsunami that occurred on Saturday (12/22) night, which had swallowed 222 people died, 843 people were injured and 30 people were missing, and thousands of buildings were damaged.
Kapendam III / Siliwangi Colonel Arh G. Hasto said, the Kodam III / Siliwangi warriors continued to try to help and evacuate survivors and those who had died in 4 disaster locations, namely in Pandeglang, Anyer, Labuan and Tanjung Lesung.
"Along the coast of Tanjung Lesung, especially Carita and Labuan Beaches are quite affected and Kodam III / Siliwangi Warriors, shoulder to shoulder to provide assistance in tackling disasters caused by the tsunami," he said.
According to Hasto, Kodam III / Siliwangi troops deployed to cope with the tsunami disaster were in the areas of Labuan (2 SSK), 1 SSK Dim 0601 / Pdg, Yonif 310 / KK, Infantry Battalion 312 / KH Yonif 320 / BP, and 1 Team Denkes Serang Medical.
Furthermore, for the Cinangka region (4 SST), 2 SST Dim 0623 / Clg, 1 SST Dim 0602 / Srg and Denkes Attack the Military District III / SLW, 1 Denkes Serang Health Team consisting of 1 Doctor, 2 nurses, 2 Health, 1 driver and 1 ambulance, in collaboration with the district health office.
Hasto stated, Kodam III / Siliwangi also alerted 2 teams from Dustira Hospital to consist of 1 orthopedic specialist, 1 Anesthesia specialist, 2 general practitioners, 4 nurses, 2 patients, 2 drivers and 2 ambulances.
"Denkeslap Bandung 1 doctor, 2 nurses, 2 nurses, 1 driver and 1 ambulance," said Hasto, through a release received on Sunday (23/12). (Parno)