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Humanitarian Aid Needed for Quake Victim

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In Wednesday, September 2, 2009, at 14.55 Indonesia Times, strong quake by a major 7.3 richter hit West Java. At least 59 peoples were killed and morethan 39 people still missing. Humanitarian aid needed.

One among many areas that suffered by quake is Pangalengan, 60 km from Bandung, capital of west java province. According to Rahmat, member of the Alliance of Agrarian Reform Movement (AGRA), at least 80% of houses were ruined caused by quake, 5000 thousand inhabitants were forced to leave their house. Based on last report, condition in Pangalengan still under emergency situation. Member of AGRA and their local branch committee are still trying to seek aid.

To coordinate the logistic distribution and other humanitarian activities, the People Struggle Front (Front Perjuangan Rakyat) had formed center for humanitarian aid for Pangalengan. The center is called POSKO JABAR BANGKIT and located at INDIES office, Jalan Mampang Prapatan XIII RT 03/03 No. 03 Tegalparang, Mampang Prapatan, South Jakarta. Postal code 12790. Telp/fax: +62-21-7986468. Email: Web:

Humanitarian aid of quake victims in Pangalengan, could be sent the address above. Any aid logistic that sent can be monitor from website Fund donation can be sent to BCA KCP Warung Buncit, Account Number 5520341791. Account holder Oki Firman Febrian.***

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Written by INDIES

September 4, 2009 at 5:40 am

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