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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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06 May
The Visual and Sound-Based Self Evacuation Guide System developed by the Merapi Rescue Community (MRC) in collaboration with the Duta Wacana Christian University (UKDW)
The Visual and Sound-Based Self Evacuation Guide System developed by the Merapi Rescue Community (MRC) in collaboration with the Duta Wacana Christian University (UKDW)

Since December 2021, there have been slight differences in Tlogowatu, Tritis, and Wonorejo Sub-Villages located on the slope of Mount Merapi about 6 to 8 kilometers from the peak, ... Read More

04 Feb
IDEAKSI: Inclusive Digital Innovation Mentoring Workshop and Writing & Storytelling Training for Innovator Teams
IDEAKSI: Inclusive Digital Innovation Mentoring Workshop and Writing & Storytelling Training for Innovator Teams

In this development phase, the ten innovator teams are in their last stage of innovation development process. To strengthen and support the innovation products, YEU as the implemen... Read More

06 Dec
EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO MOUNT SEMERU ERUPTION
EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO MOUNT SEMERU ERUPTION

Mount Semeru, which is situated in Lumajang District and Malang District of East Java Province, erupted at 02.50 pm local time, on Saturday, 4 December 2021, which forced local res... Read More

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Live A Meaningful Life While You Are Still Healthy

It has been almost a year since Tintin Kartikasari, a 40-year-old woman, who is often called Miss Tintin, has dedicated herself as a volunteer in the disaster risk reduction forum FPRB) of Argorejo Village. At the beginning of her service, she was moved by the active participation of several female colleagues who are active...

Story From Kupang

Support in a difficult moment Elderly people who under normal circumstances manage their life very well by themselves can be hit hard by natural disasters and suddenly need support. Like 74 year-old Ruth Hekneno who lives on Timor Island which was affected by the tropical cyclone Seroja in April 2021. In the midd...

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