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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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27 Jan
Situation Report #2 - West Sulawesi Earthquake
Situation Report #2 - West Sulawesi Earthquake

Situation Report # 2 West Sulawesi earthquake (per 24 January 2021) The YAKKUM Emergency Response Team for West Sulawesi has carried out a series of joint activities with ... Read More

26 Jan
Story from Mamuju #1
Story from Mamuju #1

She is fondly called Grandma Cambang by her families and neighbours in Tampalang Village in Mamuju. She is 65 years old and still active in doing household chores. She has an e... Read More

22 Jan
Situation Report #1 - West Sulawesi Earthquake
Situation Report #1 - West Sulawesi Earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2, with the epicentre 6 KM Northeast of Majene Regency, hit some districts in West Sulawesi Province on Friday morning (15 January 2021). The ea... Read More

16 Jan
[ALERT] West Sulawesi Earthquake
[ALERT] West Sulawesi Earthquake

Emergency Conditions An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 SR on January 14, 2021 at 02:35 PM local time, hit Majene District of West Sulawesi and followed by an aftersh... Read More

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Mugiyem' Story: "I Would Never be Left Alone"

Not much has changed from Mugiyem's daily life in this pandemic. Her routine remains the same, starting from farming to feeding the goat which she maintains from the “Mendo Manunggal” program, one of the local church programs to improve the congregation's economy with a rowdy goat system. She planted corn in a f...

Story from the Frontline : We Must Not Lose

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...

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