How are the Current Conditions of the Children at the Post of Sumedang Landslide?

How are the Current Conditions of the Children at the Post of Sumedang Landslide?

3 February 2021

Human Initiative together with the National Commission for Child Protection Visits Sumedang Landslide Survivors at Rusunawa Rancaekek Bandung.

Photo : The head of Komnas Child Protection (Komnas PA) accompanied the children in Rusunawa Rancaekek

Rancaekek: Human Initiative had the opportunity to accompany the National Commission for Child Protection (Komnas PA) to visit Sumedang landslide survivors in Rusunawa Rancaekek. This visit also provides psychosocial services for children who have lost their homes and their beloved families.

Accompnying the visit was were the Head of Management of Rusunawa (Rented Apartments) of the West Java Provincial Government R, the Secretary of the Cimanggung Sub-District, along with the officials and apparatus of the Cihanjuang Village.

“Temporary information states that currently only 12 heads of households have been relocated to Rusunawa Rancaekek, Bandung Regency since Saturday, January 29, of a total of 86 families or 286 people in the red zone category, and it is estimated that this will continue to increase,” said Nasam. the Secretary of Cimanggung.

Head of Rusunawa Rancakek, Nina Sriyati, said that currently there are around 20 Sumedang landslide survivors’ children consisting of 5 children aged 0-5 years old , 15 children between 6-13 years old.  The children of course need playing ground and psychosocial support considering the trauma they have due to the disaster.

During his visit, Arist Merdeka Sirait , the Chairperson of the National Commission for Child Protection (Komnas PA) also warmly greeted and entertained the children of survivors of the Sumedang Landslides and gave moral support for all the affected families. He also emphasized the importance of providing basic need-based assistance for the children.

Photo : Togetherness of Human Initiative with survivors in Rusunawa, Rancaekek.

On the other hand, the Human Initiative Team together with the National Commission for Child Protection (Komnas PA) and Askrindo Jabar teams also entertained the children by telling stories with interesting books available on Smart Cars. Playing activities and taking photos together also help ease the moral burden of the landslide survivors.

Initiator Friends, we hope that in the future the children and families of the Sumedang landslide survivors will soon have a permanent home again so that they can have their normal lives and have hopes and achieve a bright future. Come on, let’s continue to support, and strengthen others.

 

Data Source :

Human Initiative West Java

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