FLOOD IN JEMBER, RUMAH ZAKAT DEPLOYS VOLUNTEER

JEMBER. Heavy rains occurred on Saturday (03/16) at around 7:00 p.m. which resulted in the overflowing of water in Gladak putih, curahnongko, the water runoff with a height of 1.5 m in RW 01, 03, 04.

Even though today the flood has subsided but left mud, logs and material carried by flash floods, the joint SAR team is still evacuating and searching for victims. As a result of this flood a total of 255 families with a total population of 1048 people affected.

Responding to this disaster since the first day of the incident Rumah Zakat Action has taken action including fielding 4 volunteers, implementing need assessment, distributing 100 heavy food packages, logistics distribution and cleaning actions.

“We have taken action to clean up at 4 Tempurejo Junior High School, Jember, the classroom was covered in mud due to flooding,” Bagas said, the coordinator of the action field.

Bagas added that residents currently still need help, urgent assistance needed by residents is instant food, clean water, mats, blankets and hygiene kits.

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