KARO. Cold lava of Mount Sinabung struck Sukatendel Village, Nderket District, Karo Regency, North Sumatra, Wednesday, (05/31). Residents were immediately evacuated toward the refugee post at SDN 040493, Sukatendel. The intensity of heavy rain causing cold lava of Mount Sinabung overflowed and struck residents’ houses.
A total of 19 houses were badly damaged, fortunately there is no casualties. A total of 19 families (70 people) were evacuated. There is no ambulance, medicines and medical Personnel are highly needed.
On Friday, (06/03) Rumah Zakat deployed 5 volunteers to reach the disaster area for distributing assistance. Assistance distributed to the victims are in the form of 200 kg rice, 160 cans of superqurban corned beef, 24 liters of cooking oil, 20 pcs canned milk, 20 kg sugar, 48 pcs of UHT milk, 40 of sachets shampoo, 20 pcs toothpaste, 20 pcs of bath soap , 20 pcs toothbrush, 20 pcs detergent powder, 20 packs of biscuit.
To reach the disaster site, the volunteers have to go through the path that is quite difficult to pass by normal vehicles. Maze road, hollow, and muddy locations can only be reached by truck / jeep or dirt bike.
“Acces to disaster site of Sukatendel is about 40 km from Tugu Kol Berastagi to the air road and then passes Simpang Empat District, Payung District, Tiga Nderket District” Revealed one of the volunteers.
Newsroom / kuna