Pertamina Distributes 12 Tons of Rice to Assist Cianjur Earthquake Victims Public Kitchens

November 23, 2022 - PT Pertamina continues to carry out its actions for victims affected by the earthquake in Cianjur Regency, West Java. Until now, Pertamina has distributed 12 tons of rice to earthquake-affected communities, some of which are for public kitchens.

Acting Vice President Corporate Communication of Pertamina, Heppy Wulansari, said until Wednesday (23/11), Pertamina had distributed 12 tons of rice, 500 liters of cooking oil, 250 kg of eggs, 318 boxes of mineral water, 260 boxes of instant noodles and 357 boxes of biscuits. The aid was handed over to the public kitchens built by Kopassus in earthquake-affected locations.

"Hopefully, the assistance we provide can be useful for the victims. We hope that the residents affected by the earthquake can stay healthy and strong," said Heppy.

Apart from that, continued Heppy, Pertamina provided 300 packages of toiletries, 240 tarpaulins (each measuring 6x9 meters), 130 floor mattresses, 155 blankets, 130 two baby diapers (diapers), 80 pieces of baby cloth and 80 packs of sanitary napkins.

Heppy said that all assistance had been handed over to the people affected by the earthquake through the Cianjur Regency Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) and the SOE Disaster Task Force Post at the disaster location starting Tuesday (22/11). It will continue to increase until it is deemed sufficient. "This is the initial stage of assistance as a quick response action that we are doing for the people of Cianjur who were affected by the earthquake," said Heppy.

Not only that, but Pertamina also deployed several ambulance units and medical teams to disaster-affected locations. The Pertamina Peduli team also built tents for the refugees. "We have also prepared several doctors to deal with victims affected by this earthquake," said Heppy.**

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