LOMBOK. (02/08) The 6.4 SR earthquakes that hit Lombok, Bali and Sumbawa on Sunday (29/07) caused 1,000 houses damaged, 16 people died and 162 people injured, while after the earthquake thousands of residents evacuated.
RT 01 Dusun Mentareng, Obel Obel Village, Sambelia East Lombok is one of the evacuation centers in Lombok, in this post Rumah Zakat together with the residents set up a public kitchen and provided 250 servings of food every day, besides that the Volunteers also set up a Warm Post that provided warm drinks for refugees.
Since the earthquake, Rumah Zakat volunteer has been at the scene to conduct assessments and distribute aid to the refugees. To date 11 volunteers have been at the Command Post to carry out the action of cleaning up debris, psychosocial assistance for children and especially in the public kitchen.
“For the public kitchen, we support the logistical needs to cook 250 portions of food, Rendang and Superqurban Corned meat is one of the logistics in this public kitchen which is very beneficial for the fulfillment of the nutrition of the refugees. In addition, we have also distributed basic food packages and fast food for refugees “said Rumah Zakat Volunteer, Umar.
Until now – Umar added – residents still survive in evacuation posts. Meanwhile, the urgent needs of the post are medical workers, Mat / Tarpaulins, Health Equipment, Kids ware, Ready Food, Clean Water, Blankets, Cookware and eucalyptus Oil.
Izzatul Yazid / Lailatul Istikhomah