Jokowi Orders Social Minister to Help Victims in Garut & Sumedang

Desi Angriani    •    21 September 2016 19:53 WIB
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Jokowi Orders Social Minister to Help Victims in Garut & Sumedang
Flash Floods hit Garut, West Java on Tuesday (9/20) evening (Photo:MI/Panca Syurkani)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: President Joko Widodo has ordered Social Affairs Minister khofifah Indar Parawansa to help disaster victims in Garut and Sumedang.

"He ordered Social Affairs Minister to visit the affected areas," presidential spokesman Johan Budi said at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday (9/21).

"We will take measures to help the victims and rebuild the infrastructures," Johan continued.

Flash floods killed at least twenty people in Garut on Tuesday (9/20) evening. Almost at the same time, landslides killed three people in Sumedang.

"President gave his condolences to the victims," the spokesman concluded.


(WAH)