The residents of flood victims in the village of Tanjung,Tanjung district, Brebes regency,Central Java, Indonesia was forced to flee the rail road, because until Monday (01.02.2012), their homes are still under water. Flood shit the village since three days ago.
A number of village residentsTanjung,Tanjung district, Brebes, Central Java,have been displaced in make shift railroad, because their houses were submerged, Monday (01/02/2012).
Residents make their owntent using make shift tarp. Recorded about 25 heads of households staying in emergencytents.
They need not only food, and clothing,daily necessities, cleanwater, clothes,and more importantly is the continuation of their lives after the floods recede. Rice fields, gardens and fields they would surely have been damaged by flooding. Many citizens who eventually become poor because of scarcity of their lives,and the more miserable again, education of children, post-flood, textbooks, school they must have been damaged.
These events often occur any where, after the flood, people are getting poorer.It takesthe help of the parties involved in this government. Government must be responsive, so that this issuere solved soon. Poverty is not only a burden on societyit self, but the more severe a burden countries.If the poor, is of course to meet the most basic necessities of life will be difficult, such as food and clothing.
Floods in the Cape District, Sunday (01/01/2011), in undated houses and rice fields in the village of Sengon, Luwung Bata, Cape,Trengguli, Mundu, Karanganyar, Sidakaton, and Kemurang.Floods in undate villages in District Sejongwinged bean, Rungkang, PrapagKidul, and rice acreage in the Village Randusari.
In addition, the floods also in undated Cape pantura pathway sand hundreds of hectares of ponds in the village of winged bean.
Sengon Village Chief, District Cape, Herdi Riyanto,said the broken levee on the river Kabuyutan occur at two locations, namely in the Village Sengon and Kemukten, District Kersana, Brebes. Levees breached in the Village Sengon up to 10 meters and two meters, while in the village of Kemukten, breached levees along the10 meters and a height of three meters.
“The river Kabuyutan also abundant, because of the short embankment,” he said.
According Herdi, due to these conditions, approximately 3125 homes, 170 acres of onion plants, and 100 hectares of rice crops and crops under water. Losses suffered by the community is estimated to reach 4.75acres.
According to him, the people desperately needed logistical help, because until now they have not been able to normal activity. In addition, residents also requested assistance of heavy equipment to repair the dike.
Mean while, flooding not only affects the Cape DistrictandSejong, but also two other districts in Brebes, namely Kersana and Banjarharjo.
Head of National Unity, Politics, and Public Protection Brebes, RaisKhana,said the flooding occurred in the Village District Kersana Kramat Sampang and Limbangan, while in District Banjarharjo, flooding occurred in the Village Malahayu and Banjarharjo.
Overall, the number of houses flooded some 11,000 homes,with 40,000 in habitants.
Until now, they claimed not get food aid from the government.“There was relief of instant noodles, but from the party,“said Raimah(57), residents who live in these camps.
Cape Village is one of15 villages in the flooded Brebes.The 15 villages are located in four districts, namely the Cape District, Losari, Kersana,and Banjarharjo.
Floods caused by heavy rain fall,as well as the breakdown of three embankments of the river, the River District Bancang at Sejong, Ciapit river in Tanjung district, and rivers in the District of Cape Kabuyutan and Kersana.