GARUT. Heavy rain occurred in Garut on Tuesday (9/12) has led to the overflow of Cibarengkok River, Cikajang, Garut. Hectares of rice field and dozens of local people’s houses were damaged by the flood. Many people were forced to evacuate into the safer place.
Considering this poor condition, RZ sent several volunteers to distributed packages of groceries in the refugee camp, Wednesday (10/12). The package contained rice, Superquran corned, sardines, instant noodle, sugar, and milk.
Iwan Trisnadiwan, Reional Disaster Management Department, said that this flood is the most severe disaster throughout 2014.
“Alhamdulillah, currently, we’ve received much assistance from the government and social institutions. The assistance are concentrated in Mekarjaya Village Office,” Trisnadiwan said.***