Situation Report #1 YAKKUM's R...

Since Coronavirus (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, President Joko Widodo issued Presidential Decree (Keppres) no. 7 of 2020 in relation to the Creation of COVID-19 National Task Force on March 13, 2020, chaired by the Head of BNPB (National Disaster Management Agency). The Head of BNPB, as the Chairperson of the Task Force for a...

Announcement Letter About Precauti...

Coronavirus (COVID-19), an infectious disease caused by a new virus that has not been previously identified in humans, has spread in at least 140 countries. World Health Organization (WHO) declared the status of COVID-19 cases into its highest level as a pandemic, on Wednesday, 11 March 2020. Based on this situation, YAKKUM Emergency Unit (YEU) takes necessary measures to prevent t...

Situation Report #2 Humanitarian As...

Entering the second week after the big flood, floods have receded significantly in some areas of Jakarta but some location in the upstream area. Monitoring of rainfall conditions and potential flooding from upstream and downstream is carried out jointly between the regional government (city/district) and the central government. URGENT NEEDS Management of shelter: Many tempora...

Situation Report #1 Humanitarian As...

Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) recorded moderate to high intensity of rain in West Java, particularly in Bogor City from 31 December 2019 to 1 January 2020 which caused increasing water level at the Katulampa sluice gate in Bogor. National Disaster Management Agency’s data as of 4 January 2020 recorded 60 deaths and 92,261 displaced people from 308 ...

Press Release: Achieving Community ...

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 solutions to the challenges and problems they face, and to seize the opportunities they have to change through our partnership. At CWS, we believe that there is enough food and water and potential for justice for ...

Press Release: PELKESI/ACT ALLIANCE...

Indonesia Christian Association for Health Services (ICAHS / PELKESI) has conducted a humanitarian response in Central Sulawesi since October 1, 2018. After conducting intensive need assessment and coordination with public health centre (puskesmas), the health service department, village governments and various NGOs, according to the mandate of the organization PELKESI conducted healt...

Press Release: Inclusion Approach i...

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, especially in Palu City, Sigi Regency and Donggala Regency. The emergency disaster relief phase was immediately issued with priority to provide basic living assistance for survivors, such as interventions fo...

Lesson Learnt from Lombok: Distribu...

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 an obstacle if it is not properly distributed. What if the relief supplies cannot meet the needs of all people?   The first thing to do is of course to make an agreement based on the type of needs an...

Humanity Beyond Border

Amid the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, we were surprised by the tsunami that hit Banten and Lampung, Indonesia, on the night of 22ndDecember 2018 without any early warning. Instantly, the joyous feeling of Christmas turned into sorrow. Hundreds of people lost their lives, and thousands more got injured. The National Agency for Disaster Management has reported 437 deaths, ...

Launching of Conservation Program f...

Based on the data from District Development Planning Agency (Bappeda) in Gunungkidul, there are around 280 lakes being registered in the district. Whereas, only 71 lakes remain as water sources during dry season, while the rest mostly disappear due to high sedimentation, high evaporation rate in the area, porous soil and longer dry period. There is a seasonal lake situated in Temon...

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