New report shows risk of gender-based violence rises after disasters
Kuala Lumpur, 24 July 2018 – More must be done to protect women, men and children from sexual and gender-based violence after disasters, say the authors of a new report written by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
Indonesian Red Cross volunteers alerting personnel spread across several areas to assist in the handling of emergency response Mount Merapi, Sleman regency, Central Java.
"Most of our volunteers, have been scaled back to a location affected by disasters such as volcanic eruptions and education share the use of masks to the displaced people," said Head of Disaster Management Division PMI NHQ M Arifin Hadi via telephone on Tuesday.
Residents of six villages in Karangasem, Bali assistance cash transfer program (PTT) from the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI). Those who obtain the help of living in disaster-prone areas around Mount Agung.
"PMI oprasi to respond to a disaster recovery emergency standby eruption of Mount Agung through a variety of social services," explained Kasubdiv Emergency Response and Recovery PMI Sobri Ridwan Carman in his press conference on Sunday (04/08/2018).
Status from volcanic activity is still at level IV (Caution) which has been established by the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) since September 22 last. The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) still carry out activities to help the affected communities. Various attempts were made PMI Bali as well as other agencies to facilitate the needs of displaced populations in various displaced persons camps scattered throughout the districts / municipalities in Bali.
The suffering of conflict-affected communities in Myanmar continues to be the international limelight, triggering solidarity from various parties. In Indonesia, raising funds for the people of Myanmar continue to flow, including coordinated Indonesia tithe (IB) - an Institute Amil Zakat (LAZ) made by community organizations Syarikat Islam (SI).
Alert status Mount Agung has been issued by BVMBG the date of 22 September 2017 at 20:30 pm an impact on increasing the number of displaced people are spread throughout the County / City in Bali. Up to date 25 September 2017 20:00 pm based on information from the Main Post Tanah Ampo, there are at least 334 refugee points in all areas of Bali.
Community-Based Disaster Preparedness (SIBAT), initiated by the Indonesian Red Cross, are agents of disaster preparedness in the community. Volunteers should SIBAT surroundings may stimulate citizens to be more aware and prepared for any disaster. This was confirmed by Dr. Teak Raditya S.Si, M.Si, Director of Community Empowerment National Disaster Management Agency, when filling Dialogue Meeting SIBAT Figures in National II, in the Park of Mount Pancar, Karangtengah Village, District Babakan Madang, Bogor, on Sunday (17 / 9).
To help the government's efforts in Indonesia's national program free measles and rubella virus (Measles and Rubella or abbreviated MR), the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) mobilized 1,600 volunteers from East Jakarta; Depok city, Kab. Bogor, Regency and Bekasi City Volunteers from the community are trained to help the campaign MR with targeted households and schools to immunize children aged 9 months to under 15 years, and help achieve the national target of 95% of children age children are immunized MR.
Responding to landslides Banaran - Ponorogo that occurred on Saturday (01/04), the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) Ponorogo mobilized 50 volunteers to help search for the residents affected by landslides. In addition, PMI also opened Disaster Command Post Ponorogo PMI 24-hour standby in Ponorogo PMI Headquarters and Command Post Village Square Banaran Since Sunday (02/04).
The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) started early recovery activities to help the people of Aceh were hit by an earthquake Aceh Pidie Jaya. This activity is carried after a disaster emergency response, which expired last December 2016. PMI early recovery operations are focused on two activities, namely the recovery of livelihoods and people's homes through cash transfer programs (CTP) and the health of citizens.
December 19, 2016 Written by Public Relations Bureau PMI
Telkomsel handed over a donation of Rp 1 billion to the victims of the earthquake that hit the districts of Pidie Jaya. Donations collected from SMS conducted Telkomsel subscribers in the period from 8 to 15 December 2016, channeled through the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), Sunday (18/12).
December 11, 2016 Written by Public Relations Bureau PMI
The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) provides health services through mobile clinics for the 130 residents of the Village Kayee Jathoo, Pante Raja, Pidie, Saturday, December 10, 2016. Mobile clinics are conducted to reach people who do not get health care after the earthquake of 6.5 on the Richter scale that occurred three the previous day. The mobile health services PMI is a form of cooperation with the District Health Office Pidie Jaya.
The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) distributed 40,000 liters of clean water for earthquake victims in Aceh, located at five villages namely Meuraxa Kupula, Pante Berureune, Lung Keudeu, Cubo Kaye Jato and Lung village in Pidie Jaya Mosque.
Coordinator of the PMI for Earthquake Aceh Rudianto in a written statement received here on Saturday, said the Red Cross is ready to help the victims with the capacity, in addition to also have mapped associated with the distribution of aid distribution, health care, water distribution, public kitchens and service other services to refugees.
December 6, 2016 Written by Public Relations Bureau PMI
Bengawan Solo river overflowing flood that occurred in Bojonegoro continues to grow. So the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) Bojonegoro already established a public kitchen at once distributed rations and alerting volunteers.
"We have prepared 50 PMI volunteers, any time it is moved," said Secretary of PMI Bojonegoro, Sukohawidodo, message quoted in the news media online blokBojonegoro.com, Wednesday (30/11/2016).
07 dec, 2016 Written by Public Relations Bureau PMI
Responding quickly earthquake of 6.5 on the Richter scale that shook the districts of Pidie Jaya, this morning (7/12), PMI immediately sent support, mobilizing emergency response teams and setting up relief stations.
Arifin M. Hadi, Head of Disaster Management Division PMI said that the PMI has been lowered 21 disaster response team personnel since this morning.
"Some 500 family kits, 500 hygine kits, 1000 blankets, 1000 tarpaulins and 200 body bags were distributed." Brightness.
Indonesian Red Cross Society shares its Safer Access experience
After a tragic incident in 2013, the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) has stepped up efforts to boost the National Society's acceptance, security and access in Papua. As part of the Safer Access Selected Experiences series, the PMI describes the measures it has taken in the intervening years to be better prepared to work in sensitive and insecure situations.
Entering the 7th day of Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) humanitarian mission in Myanmar, together with Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRC) personnels, they continueing aid distribution into thousands people of Benggali Camp (Rohingya) and hundreds of Gan Min Camp (Budhis community), on Saturday (1/9).
PMI aid in the form of hygiene kits, sarongs, and blankets was given to 301 families or about 1.363 person in Bengali Camp, 70 families or about 305 person in camp Rakhine, and 80 families or about 307 person in Gan Min Camp.
A total of eight personnel of the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) headed by PMI Board Member of Disaster Management, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Sumarsono, SH. The PMI team carrying humanitarian aid in the form of 500 packages of hygiene kits, 3,000 blankets and 10,000 sarongs. Personnel and relief with a capacity of 7.5 tonnes will be flown to Sittwe Myanmar on Saturday, August 25, 2012 using BAE 146-200/PKJKC cargo plane at 07.00 am from Halim Perdana Kusuma airport.
Bali was shocked by earthquake of 6,8 R on Thursday (10/13/2011). The people of Bali were terrified and panic since the shock was quite big.
Responding to this situation, PMI Bali mobilize 4 units of ambulance and 20 crews, and many PMI’s assessment teams, directly to affected areas. There are many damaged building and collapsed trees, said PMI Bali’s PR, Taufan, by live report from PMI Bali’s Post, Thursday afternoon (10/13/2011).
Flash flood hit Bone Bolango District, Gorontalo Province. Based on assessment data of Indonesian Red Cross team from Bone Bolango Regency, on Friday afternoon (6/17/2011), there are about 1,800 residents of three worst affected area should be displaced.