Disaster Preparedness Park, Tagana's Concern for Green Indonesia
Ayu Septi Shofia
Alek Triyono; Intan Qonita N
Alif Mufida U
JAKARTA (September 12, 2019) - Indonesia will have such a 'Disaster Preparedness Park' that contributes to protecting nature, "Disaster Preparedness Park is a sort of Disaster Preparedness Community (TAGANA)'s concern for Green Indonesia," said Director of Social Protection for Natural Disaster Victims of the Indonesian Ministry of Social Affairs, Rachmat Koesnadi in Jakarta (12/09).
The Ministry of Social Affairs will also hold Jambore and Tagana Social Service in 2019 at the national level from 25 to 28 September 2019 in East Java Province, "The event is held as a sort of appreciation given by the Ministry of Social Affairs for Tagana's contribution to natural disaster response," said Rachmat when chairing the preparation meeting for Jambore and Tagana Social Service in the Office of Ministry of Social Affairs.
According to the planning, the event will be attended by 3.000 to 5.000 participants. "We invite 340 participants funded by Ministry of Social Affairs, and 1.600 Tagana coming from East Java Province funded by the Social Service of East Java Province. Yet, there will be 3.000 to 5.000 participants attending the event," he added.
The event, which will be attended by 3 countries as representative from ASEAN such as Malaysia, Myanmar and Brunei Darussalam, carries out the theme 'Tagana Menjaga Alam'.
Meanwhile, the Head of Social Service in East Java Province, Dr. Sukesi, Apt. MARS who also attended the meeting said that there are 160.000 seeds of tree prepared to distribute to the society, which would be planted around Bromo area.
In front of the meeting participants who were attended by stakeholders, Sukesi explained the series of activity to conduct as a sort of environmental concern, and 'Disaster Preparedness Park' is one of them.
The interesting part about 'Disaster Preparedness Park' is that the society can make use of plastic bottles that can be exchanged by tree seeds provided by the committee.
"Three seeds can be exchanged by 10 plastic bottles as those 10 plastic bottles will be recycled becoming seeds so that the process will continue continuously," said Sukesi.