Gau Mabaji Center Distributes ATENSI to Flood Victims in Sidenreng Rappang
SIDENRENG RAPPANG (January 10, 2023) - The Ministry of Social Affairs through the
Gau Mabaji Center Gowa distributed Social Rehabilitation Assistance (ATENSI) to
flood victims in Panca Lautang District, Sidenreng Rappang Regency.
The floods caused by the rising water discharge
of Lake Sidenreng submerged 169 houses in Panca Lautang District, 12 of which
had to flee to relatives' homes. Head of Gau Mabaji Center Gowa, Subhan Kadir
sent a team of 6 people to respond to this on January 8, 2023.
The Regent of Sidenreng Rappang, Dollah Mando, and the Head of the Resort Police, AKBP Erwin Syah were present during the
process of handing over ATENSI program. Dollah appreciates the presence
of the Ministry of Social Affairs which has responded quickly to the flood
disaster experienced by its residents.
A total of 169 aid packages consisting of rice,
canned fish, milk, biscuits, sugar, and tea were handed over. PMI of Sidenreng Rappang Regency assisted in the delivery of aid.
Not only that, the Directorate of Social
Protection for Natural Disaster Victims of the Ministry of Social Affairs also
sent two packages of water purification installations. This was to respond to
the victims' complaints regarding the difficulty of access to clean water
because the source of clean water in the form of wells was also flooded.
One of the Head of Panca Lutang District, and
Head of Wette'e District, Hastina said "Very grateful, we have received
attention from the Ministry of Social Affairs. Also, the presence of the regent
and the chief of police will certainly boost the residents' morale here so that they remain enthusiastic in facing the disaster that is currently soaking
and limiting their activities," said Hastina.