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YAKKUM Emergency Unit (YEU) is one of YAKKUM (Christian Foundation for Public Health) units which was established in 2001. Its core mandate is the delivery of inclusive emergency response where community participation in need assessment and relief distribution are encouraged. YEU works to articulate initiatives to build community resilience through community-led disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. By the year 2017, YEU has been assisting more than 250 villages and partnering with more than 350 community-based organizations across Indonesia.

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01 Dec
SITUATION REPORT 2 EARTHQUAKE CIANJUR
SITUATION REPORT 2 EARTHQUAKE CIANJUR

Situation Report #2 (Earthquake in Cianjur Regency, West Java)   Country Indonesia Type of Report Situation rep... Read More

16 Nov
Commemoration of the 2022 Disaster Risk Reduction Day
Commemoration of the 2022 Disaster Risk Reduction Day

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Day is commemorated on the 13th of October every year. This year, the event was hosted in the City of Balikpapan, East Kalimantan. The day commemorate... Read More

09 Nov
Climate Information: Learning Natural Signs Like a Farmer
Climate Information: Learning Natural Signs Like a Farmer

“Yen lemahe wis empuk, tangane megar'' is one of the local wisdoms that is still widely believed by farmers in Ngoro-oro Sub-Village, Giriasih Village, Purwosari District, Gunung... Read More

10 Nov
How the Merapi Eruption Changed the Community Forever
How the Merapi Eruption Changed the Community Forever

She is still traumatized. Episodes of the volcanic eruption appear in her dreams, 12 years after the disaster. But she is not alone. The 2010 Merapi eruption has imprinted the memo... Read More

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An Indonesian Experience: Gado-Gado, Gojek and Inclusive Disaster Management

Four years ago, I began my journey into higher education. First at Charles Darwin University, then transitioning to a bachelor’s degree in Humanitarian and Development Studies at Western Sydney University. My goal was to equip myself with the knowledge needed to alleviate widespread suffering and enhance human dignity. Du...

Meet the Local Champion!

His name is Doddy Kurniawan Kaliri from DIFAGANA DIY. DIFAGANA DIY is a disaster preparedness initiative from the community of persons with disabilities in the Indonesian province of Yogyakarta. As the leader of DIFAGANA in the region, Doddy is also spearheading an innovation partnership with YAKKUM Emergency Unit (YEU). DI...

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