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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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31 Jan
Data Analysis and Interpretation for Sustainable Innovation
Data Analysis and Interpretation for Sustainable Innovation

Sir Francis Bacon is famously known to coin the saying “Knowledge is Power.” Informed policymakers may propose effective solutions to social problems. Communities can also addr... Read More

16 Dec
COP27: Global Community Efforts in Adapting to Climate Change
COP27: Global Community Efforts in Adapting to Climate Change

YAKKUM Emergency Unit participated in the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on 14 November - 18 November 2022.  Some of the topics discussed in t... Read More

16 Dec
Comparative Study of YEU Lumajang Team to Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta
Comparative Study of YEU Lumajang Team to Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta

On November 8-10, 2022, the YEU Lumajang team visited Yogyakarta to conduct a comparative study. This activity was attended by 16 people consisting of 3 representatives of Sumberur... Read More

16 Dec
The Women's Summit 2022
The Women's Summit 2022

The Women's Summit in response to the results of the G20 meeting was held for 2 days in Sanur, Bali on 11-12 November 2022. Two representatives from YEU, namely Brigita Ra Sekar an... Read More

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Local Champion from Talise in Managing Plastic Waste

Made Ros is one of the many waste pickers (or called fighters) in Talise village. She is a survivor of the earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi in 2018. Post-disaster conditions have forced her to move from Talise Beach to a shelter. However, it did not stop her from working as a waste picker. She usually walks 1.8 km...

Youth Leadership in Cianjur Earthquake Response

During a disaster emergency response, the role of a leader is needed to embrace the community and support each other in difficult situations. This is reflected in one of the affected people in Gasol Village, Pipit Pitriadi (27), who is more familiarly called Pipit. He is a YAKKUM Emergency Unit (YEU) volunteer and coordinat...

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