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AP II Together with Other SOEs Help Mitigation of the Cianjur Earthquake

23 Nov 2022

Jakarta - BUMN PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero) dispatched the Cianjur Earthquake Response Task Force Team to assist in handling the earthquake disaster in Cianjur (West Java) which occurred on November 22, 2022.

The Cianjur Earthquake Disaster Response Task Force Team consists of 16 AP II employees who among others serve in the Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Service (ARFF) and Aviation Security units, as well as 1 doctor.

"The Cianjur Earthquake Disaster Response Task Force team departed by AP II from Soekarno-Hatta Airport since yesterday have been at the disaster site, joining the Cianjur SOE Disaster Task Force which was formed at the direction of the Minister of SOEs to jointly assist disaster management," said AP II President Director Muhammad Awaluddin in Jakarta, Wednesday.

BUMN Minister Erick Thohir previously said that the BUMN Disaster Task Force continued to coordinate intensively with the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), and local governments.

The Minister of BUMN has also asked the BUMN Disaster Task Force and the BUMN Foundation for Indonesia to carry out a mapping regarding the basic needs of affected communities.

Awaluddin said that AP II, as the coordinator of the BUMN Disaster Task Force for the Banten region, had also coordinated with every BUMN in Banten for the distribution of aid to residents in Cianjur.

"AP II and other SOEs are jointly trying to respond quickly to the disaster in Cianjur. The first thing that must be ensured is assistance for affected residents, both basic needs, health and others, "said Awaluddin.

Meanwhile, AP II VP of Corporate Communications Cin Asmoro explained that currently the Cianjur Earthquake Response Task Force team from AP II had set up a post at the earthquake site to be precise in Ciarma Field, Barukaso Village, Suka Mulya Village, Cugenang District, Cianjur.

"11 BUMN Cianjur Disaster Task Force Posts have been built, and the AP II team is at post number 10 which is located in Ciarma Field," said Cin Asmoro.

He said the post that was built by AP II also opened a pathway for aid coming from various parties. AP II itself has distributed assistance in the form of groceries, tents and medicines.

Cin Asmoro said AP II would distribute assistance for the next stage, by looking at the needs according to the mapping results in the field. In addition to distributing aid, the AP II team also evacuated victims of the Cianjur earthquake.