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YAKKUM Emergency Unit (YEU) is one of YAKKUM (Christian Foundation for Public Health) units which was established in 2001. Its core mandate is the delivery of inclusive emergency response where community participation in need assessment and relief distribution are encouraged. YEU works to articulate initiatives to build community resilience through community-led disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. By the year 2017, YEU has been assisting more than 250 villages and partnering with more than 350 community-based organizations across Indonesia.

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09 Oct
Press Release: Achieving Community Resilience One Year After the Central Sulawesi Earthquake
Press Release: Achieving Community Resilience One Year After the Central Sulawesi Earthquake

CWS/ACT ALLIANCE has worked in Asia and around the world for seven decades with one goal: helping build a world where there is enough for all. We work to help people find soluti... Read More

09 Oct
Press Release: PELKESI/ACT ALLIANCE Seeks to Fullfil the Right to Health
Press Release: PELKESI/ACT ALLIANCE Seeks to Fullfil the Right to Health

Indonesia Christian Association for Health Services (ICAHS / PELKESI) has conducted a humanitarian response in Central Sulawesi since October 1, 2018. After conducting intensive ne... Read More

08 Oct
Press Release: Inclusion Approach in Disaster Management in Central Sulawesi
Press Release: Inclusion Approach in Disaster Management in Central Sulawesi

One year has passed since several regions in Central Sulawesi were affected by an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 on the Richter Scale that triggered tsunamis and liquefaction, ... Read More

09 Oct
Lesson Learnt from Lombok: Distribution of the Humanitarian Assistance
Lesson Learnt from Lombok: Distribution of the Humanitarian Assistance

The distribution of assistance during the emergency response can be a challenge for humanitarian workers. Not only is there a lack of relief supplies, even a lot of supplies can be... Read More

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Mrs Ratijah and the Story from the Earthquake

The catastrophic events happened so fast. All of a sudden, the earth trembled and buildings collapsed. People ran out of their houses looking for safer place. They knew, it was a powerful earthquake. Unfortunately, Mrs Ratijah (39), didn’t have a chance to save herself. When the quake hit, she was in the bathroom. Mrs Rat...

It's good to sweat again

Mrs. Yustriani, a 68 year-old resident of Ngatabaru village in the Sigi district of Indonesia, was very glad to get back to dancing when her Poco Poco group met again for the first time in over a month.  They hadn’t gathered to dance together since the 7.5 magnitude earthquake devastated their community and so many other...

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