The eruption of Semeru Volcano has been going on since Saturday afternoon, on December 4, 2021. The increase in Semeru Volcano activity coincides with the Fallen Hot Clouds. Because of this incident, the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) appealed to local residents to stay away from the area around the river at Semeru Volcano.
As of today, December 10, 2021, the activity level of Semeru Volcano is still at Level II (Alert). The total death toll continues to grow reachinh 43 people. The total number of affected residents who were injured was 104 people. 82 people suffered moderate injuries and 32 people suffered serious injuries. In response to this, the Government issued an Emergency Response Status for the Impact of Hot Clouds and Semeru Volcano Falls until January 3, 2022. The latest data is as of December 8, 2021.
Ferdiansyah, as Human Initiative Manager of Public Relations stated that the Human Initiative Team responded to this disaster by visiting the affected location shortly after the eruption occurred. “We also joined the morning briefing, and then coordinated with the Head of BPBD of East Java Province and the Regent of Lumajang to help evacuate the affected residents,” said Ferdiansyah.
“We also deployed 15 additional personnel and 3 ambulance units to go to the location.” continued Ferdiansyah. Not only that, the Human Initiative team also distributed masks, hygiene kits, mineral water, ready-to-eat food, other basic needs, and established of water kitchens.
Initiator Friends, currently Semeru still needs additional assistance. Come on, together with Human Initiative, let’s help the victims fulfill their needs through your best donations at Solusi Peduli.
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