Rohingya Refugees Savor Nutritious Dishes from Humanity Food Truck

Humanity Food Truck began producing hundreds of servings of meals for Rohingya refugees, Thursday (7/2). The truck, which is capable of producing 1,000 meal packages in one go, will provide meals for the Rohingya refugees and the locals.

Rohingya Refugees Savor Nutritious Dishes from Humanity Food Truck' photo
A Rohingya man taking a meal package from the Humanity Food Truck. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, LHOKSEUMAWE – Upon its arrival inthe front yard of the former Immigration Office of Punteuet Village, Blang Mangat Subdistrict, Lhokseumawe City, Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT)’s Humanity Food Truck immediately cooked hundreds of meal packages for the Rohingya refugees on Thursday (7/2).

Thariq Farline, ACT Lhokseumawe Branch Manager stated that the mobile kitchen will provide food for the Rohingyas stranded in North Aceh.  "The Humanity Food Truck fleet can cook up to about 1,000 servings each day. We will cook a suitable amount of meal packages for the refugees and volunteers," said Thariq.

The assignment of ACT’s Humanitarian vehicles to support the Rohingyas in Aceh marks ACT's seriousness in helping Rohingya refugees. Additionally, the Humanity Food Truck also serves meal packages for the volunteers and the surrounding local communities.

"The assignment of this truck is a form of seriousness that we want to embrace our brothers and sisters the Rohingyas and help them as much as we can,” said Thariq.

Four ACT humanitarian vehicles parked in the yard of the Lhokseumawe Islamic Center Mosque, last Wednesday (7/1). These vehicles came all the way from Jakarta to aid the stranded Rohingya refugees in North Aceh and the local communities. (ACTNews / Gina Mardani)

ACT’s humanitarian vehicles arrived in Lhokseumawe on Wednesday (7/1) afternoon after a four-day-journey from the Waqf Distribution Center in Gunung Sindur, Bogor.

The humanitarian vehicles that ACT sends consist of the Humanity Food Truck, the Humanity Water Truck, a Pre-Hospital Ambulance to provide medical services and a pickup truck to support the volunteers’ actions.

ACT Lhokseumawe continues to provide assistance for the refugees. In addition to basic needs, the team also provided psychosocial support by inviting refugee children to play and study in the emergency school. []