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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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30 May
Fight Stigma Against Ageing
Fight Stigma Against Ageing

Growing old is a natural process that will be experienced by everyone. This is usually marked by a decrease in cognitive and physical function of body. Frequently, an aging body is... Read More

08 May
Rapid Need Assessment in Sleman : Impact of COVID-19 on Older People
Rapid Need Assessment in Sleman : Impact of COVID-19 on Older People

On 11 March 2020, World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Corona Virus Disease or COVID-19 as pandemic, following the rapid increase of the confirmed cases around the world. U... Read More

02 May
Protection of Vulnerable Groups in COVID-19 Response in Central Sulawesi
Protection of Vulnerable Groups in COVID-19 Response in Central Sulawesi

The recovery process is still going on after the earthquake, liquefaction and tsunami that occurred on September 28 2018, but the survivors in Central Sulawesi began to feel the im... Read More

02 May
Campaign on the Prevention of COVID19 Transmission in South Lampung
Campaign on the Prevention of COVID19 Transmission in South Lampung

On May 1st, 2020 number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in Kabupaten Lampung Selatan had reached six positive, while people under surveillance were 33 persons, 7 patients under monitor... Read More

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Story from the Frontline :

COVID-19 has posed enormous challenges for the Puskesmas (Community Health Center) staffs as one of the frontlines for Covid-19's first treatment in the community. The unpreparedness of Puskesmas such as limited PPE (Personal Protection Equipment), disinfectants, isolation rooms and medical devices for handling the outb...

Surviving the Trying Times : Story from PLWH in KDS Banuatapura

The sun was strongly shining above the land where the equator circles around. I was sitting under the Mango tree in front of the office listening story told by our friends from KDS (Peer Support Group) Banuatapura. They remained cheerful regardless of the trying situations due to Covid-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, at the end ...

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