ACT's Humanity Food Truck and Bus Distribute Over 31,000 Meals for Semeru Survivors

In the period from December 6, 2021 to January 4, 2022, Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT)’s Humanity Food Truck and Humanity Food Bus have distributed 31,126 meal packages to residents affected by the eruption of Mount Semeru.

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A child receives a meal package from ACT’s Humanity Food Truck. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, LUMAJANG – Entering the post-disaster recovery phase, Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT)’s Humanity Food Truck and Humanity Food Bus have been consistently helping the survivors of the Mount Semeru Eruption by providing free meals.

 In the period from December 6, 2021 to January 4, 2022, the two humanitarian vehicles have given away 31,126 meal packages to residents affected by the eruption in 20 villages.

 Nurjanatun Naim from ACT's Mobile Food Services explained that the Humanity Food Truck has provided 17,066 meal packages while HFB has distributed 14,060 packages. The provision and distribution of the meals involved 515 volunteers from the Masyarakat Relawan Indonesia (MRI).

ACT’s food distribution programs will continue to support the victims of the eruption of Mount Semeru until their conditions improve. “We are trying our best so that the victims don't have to worry about meeting their food needs," said Nurjanatunaim, Tuesday (1/4/2022).

In addition to the victims of the eruption, meal packages are also provided for those involved in the recovery efforts. “The military personnel and police officers, construction workers, and heavy equipment operators also received the meal packages. Their presence is important so that the recovery will be faster," she concluded. []