MEDAN. To solve the water crisis problem in the refugee camps of Sinabung eruption, RZ and Ikatan Keluarga Besar Istri PTPN V constructed an artesian well in Guru Kinayan Village, Payung, Karo, Moday (27/10).
Guru Kinayan Village is the most damaged area. There are 800 families that live in this village. They’ve stay at the refugee camps for about 1 year and 2 months.
In addition to clean water assistance, RZ also distributed 75 packages of groceries contained with 5 kg of rice, 1 kg of cooking oil, 1 kg of sugar, and a can of sardines.
“Before implementing the action, the volunteer of RZ and I had done Need Assessment to ensure the refugees condition. The result shows that they really need assistances especially clean water,” Andri Murdianto, Specialist Program and Crisis Centre Head of RZ, said.
He added that to help the improvement of their economical condition, RZ plans to help them through oyster mushroom cultivation training.***