ACTNews, WEST PASAMAN – H. Jhonny, the King of Kabuntaran Talu Tuanku Bosa XV, presented ACT with a certificate of appreciation for assisting the people of West Pasaman during the difficult times caused by the magnitude 6.2 earthquake in February 2022. The presence of ACT during the earthquake was thought to strengthen the community during difficult times.
The disaster, according to H. Jhonny, caused fear in the community. As a result, the presence of volunteers and non-governmental organizations in assisting the community is critical.
"We express our heartfelt gratitude to all those who have helped our children and relatives affected by the earthquake in Talamau District," King of Kabuntaran Talu Tuanku Bosa XV, H. Jhonny, said on Wednesday (5/26/2022).
Risnawanto, the Deputy Regent of West Pasaman and the chairman of PMI West Pasaman, also expressed his gratitude and pride to the volunteers who continue to carry out selfless humanitarian actions. "Thank you very much, ACT," he expressed gratitude.
Ahmad Diar, Branch Manager of ACT West Pasaman, stated that it was an honor to be able to join and assist communities in West Pasaman affected by the earthquake. The actions of ACT cannot be separated from the generosity of those who have entrusted their assistance to ACT.
"Alhamdulillah, ACT was permitted to assist earthquake victims. Following the earthquake, the ACT team went to the field right away. It is an honor for us to be able to channel the benefactors' mandate; donations for our brothers and sisters here are still coming in "Ahmad Diar stated.
ACT is one of the non-governmental organizations that are still actively distributing aid to earthquake victims. Dozens of ACT recovery programs are still in operation, including the construction of mosques, schools, and waqf wells, as well as the distribution of food, Quran copies, and prayer tools.