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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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18 Jun
Enhancing Preparedness Capacity: IDEAKSI 2.0 in Inclusive Disaster Risk Management and Assessment Workshop
Enhancing Preparedness Capacity: IDEAKSI 2.0 in Inclusive Disaster Risk Management and Assessment Workshop

Yogyakarta, IDEAKSI 2.0 YAKKUM Emergency Unit has entered the development phase. In this second IDEAKSI period, to further strengthen and increase the resilience of innovator group... Read More

13 Jun
LEAP Project Final Workshop: Disaster Risk Reduction Begins in the Village
LEAP Project Final Workshop: Disaster Risk Reduction Begins in the Village

The LEAP Project Final Workshop is the final series of the LEAP project that has been running since 2022 and this workshop was held on April 29, 2024. LEAP itself stands for Locall... Read More

03 May
FPRB Disaster Simulation: Commitment in Facing Emergency Situations
FPRB Disaster Simulation: Commitment in Facing Emergency Situations

As a country with plenty of hazards, it requires the Indonesian people to better recognize the hazards and risks of disasters faced in each region. The Disaster Risk Reduction Foru... Read More

07 May
YEU Strengthens Staff Capacity for Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in ASEAN
YEU Strengthens Staff Capacity for Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in ASEAN

Nanda Annisa Husni and Dewicha Kinanti Tandiari from YEU participated in the Third Country Training Program: Strengthening Disability-Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in the ASEAN... Read More

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Dubai COP28 Reflection On Global Commitmen in Supporting Local Action

How does global climate funding and compensation reach the local communities? Global commitment with local action is far apart: When will funding and compensation reach the hands of local communities? COP28, held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 2023, was my first time participating in the United Nations' major clima...

Food Sovereignty for Drought Anticipatory Action in Kemadang, Gunungkidul Regency

"If there is a long drought, farmers can only plant and harvest rice once a year." said Mr Christiono Riyadi,  Kemadang, which is in the southern area of Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region Province, is a dry area. The threat with the highest risk is drought out of six threats; drought, tornado, landslide, fl...

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