Thejakartatimes – Minister of Social Affairs Idrus Marham reviewed the fire location in Krukut, West Jakarta. During the visit, Social Minister took the opportunity to dialogue with children who got fire victims who were receiving Psychosocial Support Services.
Idrus gives the spirit and motivation to keep the children diligent in the school even though experiencing the disaster, “I was also from the village, from the village a lot of trouble but I can be a minister, which is important to learn,” said Social Minister.
“If among you are diligent studying, I pray there are among the children gubernur so governor, so the minister and some even become rich president Jokowi,” added Idrus amid a crowd of children.
Idrus says that children who are victims of fire must receive Psychosocial Support Services (LDP).
“LDP is important for children to eliminate the trauma experienced by fires, psychologically they have to recover quickly so as not to disturb their school,” he added.
Social Minister also took the time to try the food cooked in public kitchen which is managed independently by local mothers. No half-hearted, Social Minister directly approached the food being wrapped for distribution, “here I ask for food, I want to try cooking mothers here” said mensos greeted happily by the mothers.
“The cuisine is very tasty, this cook must be loved by husband,” said Idrus while enjoying the food.
Every day there are 25 people who are assigned to provide LDP to the survivors, they come from various communities who are incorporated into the Ministry of Social Psychosocial Support Services Team.
“The community is made up of an Indonesian fairy tale community, movements with comunity, PKPU, LDP Tagana DKI,” said Director General of Social Protection and Social Security of the Ministry of Social Affairs Harry Hikmat at the location of the fire.
“They are on duty to ensure that the children of the victims of fire can immediately forget the incident that could disturb their psychological,” continued Harry.
As it is known that the great fire occurred in 10 RT on Jalan Keutamaan Dalam, Krukut, Tamansari, West Jakarta, Saturday (27/1/2018) morning, ie RT 007, 008, 009, 010, 011, 012, 013, 014, 015, and RT 016 at RW 003.
A total of 286 houses on fire and 292 kk with 1,327 people displaced by the fire, they fled in mosques, mosques, tents established by the Social Service of DKI Jakarta and some were evacuated to his brother’s house.
“They consist of 52 people, 126 children, 12 pregnant women, 5 kindergarten children, 116 children of elementary school age, junior high school 47, high school 41 and 928 adults,” said Harry.
During his visit, the Minister of Social Affairs also handed over donations from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services of DKI Jakarta worth 852 million, 545 sheets mats, 250 packets, 450 kg rice, 20 boxes of food, 250 packets, 580 sheets, 286 packages, 2 units common kitchen, 2 team psychosocial services, and 500 packages of food.
“To this day, the soup kitchen has distributed as many as 10,700 fast food boxes,” concluded Harry. (Thejakartatimes/EOS/Source: Tribunnews)