ACT and MRI Deliver Aid Packages to Kemang Fire Victims

Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) and Masyarakat Relawan Indonesia (MRI) volunteers of South Jakarta distributed aid packages to fire survivors on Jalan Kemang Utara IX in South Jakarta on Sunday (8/15/2021).

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MRI and ACT South Jakarta distribute aid in the form of food packages to fire survivors. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, JAKARTA — Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) and Masyarakat Relawan Indonesia (MRI) volunteers of South Jakarta distributed aid packages to fire survivors on Jalan Kemang Utara IX in South Jakarta. The recipients warmly welcomed the aid distribution that took place on Sunday (8/15/2021).

With the help of the locals, the volunteers unloaded the aid packages from ACT’s humanitarian vehicle. Muhammad Albar, ACT South Jakarta Program Coordinator was grateful that the aid distribution went well and was on target.

"Alhamdulillah, the distribution of aid to fire survivors on Jalan Kemang Utara IX has finished. We hope that the food distribution will help the fire victims get through the difficulties caused by the disaster,” he prayed.

The fire broke out in the early hours of Sunday, affecting 33 houses and 50 families. Three casualties were recorded, a couple and their child who were trapped on the second floor of their house when the fire broke out. []