02 Mar 2017, 19:18 WIB

MNC Peduli and Lotte Mart Help Flood Victims in Muara Gembong

BEKASI - MNC Peduli Team collaborates with Lotte Mart Indonesia provides assistance to flood victims in Kampung Bungin, Desa Pantai Bakti, district of Muara Gembong, Kabupaten Bekasi, Thursday (3/2/2017). Such assistance is given directly to the citizens who became victims of the flood.

Assistance provided in the form of 500 milk boxes, 1,000 boxes of dried food, 500 boxes of instant noodles, 500 pounds of sugar, 500 packages of sanitary equipment, including 500 pack of sanitary napkins. The direct aid is distributed to the community Kampung Bungin as many as 735 head of household (KK).

Chairman and CEO of MNC Group Hary Tanoesoedibjo said, provide assistance to communities affected by natural disasters is one of the disaster emergency response efforts of MNC Peduli. In fact, such activity is indeed routine performed by the MNC Group.

“This help is to lighten the burden of the community affected by flood disaster”, said HT through the representative team of MNC Peduli. According to him, such assistance is part of the social responsibility to meet the needs of the citizens of the flood victims.

For it, HT hopes this flood can immediately passed by the citizens of the District of Bekasi in particular residents in Kampung Bungin until they can return to normal activities again. Kecamatan Muara Gembong wracked by floods since last week, even up to now has not yet subsided.

Director Marketing of Lotte Mart Indonesia, Evi Lionawan said this aid is also part of the CSR programs of Lotte Mart Indonesia in help handling natural disasters and as a form of awareness of the communities that were hit by the disaster.

“Through these activities, we hope we can help the communities that were hit by the disaster,” she said. The assistances directly represented by the Bekasi branch of Lotte Mart.

Head of Desa Pantai Bakti, Cibok said, the assistance is very helpful fot citizens. Because, since the floods swept nearly a week ago, the flooding also subsided. “We are very grateful because the assistance from MNC and Lotte Mart really helped us,” he said.

According to Cibok, the flood in Kecamatan Muara Gembong often occur every rainy season, the flood is caused due to the overflow of Citarum river. “We want our region can deal with flooding, and there is a concern to us,” he said.

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