IDEAKSI: Workshop on Inclusion, Kno...

YAKKUM Emergency Unit's second IDEAKSI (ide inovasi aksi inklusi) Innovation Workshop  was held via online on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. The first session held by Ratna Susi, inclusion advisor in YEU's IDEAKSI team who delivered the Presentation on Humanitarian Inclusion Standards. Susi begins with a history of why this inclusion standard is needed. In 1994, there was a case o...

Healthy, Prosperous and Empowered E...

Closing Event of National Elderly Day 2021   National Elderly Day or (HLUN) is commemorated to appreciate the spirit and strategic role of elderly people in Indonesia. HLUN is commemorated every May 29 and this year is the 25th National Elderly Day which has been commemorated since it was first inaugurated by the National Government on May 29, 1996.   The series of H...

IDEAKSI: Inclusive Community Based ...

“Earthquakes are natural phenomena, but not all natural phenomena are disasters. Earthquakes are not deadly but collapsed buildings are what caused casualties and are then called disasters”, said Dr. Raditya Jati, Plt. Deputy for System and Strategy of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) in the Innovation Workshop: Identification of Disaster Management Problems i...

Work with Heart and Professionalism

"Charles Darwin said that those who can survive the most is not the strongest, but the most adaptive", this sentence was stated in the opening remarks at the 2021 YAKKUM Emergency Unit (YEU) Staff Meeting by dr. Sari Mutia Timur (director of YEU) which was held on Thursday - Saturday, 20-22 May 2021. With the theme "Working with Heart and Professionalism", YEU's Annual Staf...

Indonesia's Steps Toward Inclu...

In a series of activities to seek for Local Innovators for IDEAKSI (idea, innovation, action, inclusion) to strengthen the ground in developing inclusive local innovations, YAKKUM Emergency Unit (YEU) collaborated with Pujiono Center to carry out a Scoping Study of Inclusive Humanitarian Systems and Landscapes in Indonesia. The main objectives of this study are (1) To identify barr...

TOT #2: Managing Intergenerational ...

Six Intergenerational Groups (IGs) from four sub-districts in Kabupaten Sleman: Seyegan, Sleman, Pakem, and Mlati attended the second session of Training on Trainers which took place in Genduk Wulan, Seyegan, Sleman, DIY on April 6-9, 2021. This activity was organized by YAKKUM Emergency Unit with support from HelpAge International in the SANA (Strengthening the Asian Network of Aging...

[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 aftershock with a magnitude 6.2 on January 15, 2021 at 02.28 AM local time. The earthquake was felt quite strong in Majene District for about 5-6 seconds, which caused damage to infrastructure and public facilities...

Increase Immunity During a Pandemic...

It is more than eight months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Activities that involve large numbers of people must be limited to prevent the more massive transmission of COVID-19. This also has an impact on community activities, one of which is the Intergenerational Group (IG) - a group with members of all ages working on issues of healthy aging....

Women Contribution Towards Sustaina...

Women Contribution Towards Sustainable Environment   Climate change has always been a serious issue to talk about. The threat is undeniable yet there are still a lot of people who underestimate this dangerous disaster. As a humanitarian organization that takes action in disaster, YAKKUM Emergency Unit (YEU) is committed to spread awareness about climate change impact and its ri...

Digital Campaign on Productive Elde...

In order to increase awareness regarding Productive Elderly Issues among adolescents, YAKKUM Emergency Unit in collaboration with Arion Agency conducted a digital campaign using Instagram social media. The digital campaign started with the creation of an Instagram @senior.side account which posted interesting information content about older people such as myths and facts about older p...

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