KAI Sets Up Rail Clinic at Cianjur Station to Help Earthquake Victims

- 24 November 2022 12:12 WIB
Cianjur residents visiting the Rail Clinic provided by PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) Persero at the Cianjur Station. (PT KAI)
Cianjur residents visiting the Rail Clinic provided by PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI) Persero at the Cianjur Station. (PT KAI)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI), a state-owned train company opened a "Rail Clinic" at the Cianjur train station to provide health services for the earthquake victims in the area.

KAI's VP of Public Relations Joni Martinus said the Rail Clinic began operations on Wednesday,  November 23, 2022, at Cianjur Station in Cianjur, West Java.

The Rail Clinic uses a special train carriage that has various services and health check-up facilities and free medical treatment.

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"KAI and KAI Commuter dispatched 2 ambulances for evacuation purposes and 4 company doctors to serve people who need medical examination services at the Rail Clinic," said Joni in a press statement, Wednesday, November 23, 2022.

Joni explained that people can come directly to Cianjur Station to get health checks and medicines for free. There are 16 special Rail Clinic officers and other Cianjur Station personnel who are ready to help people get health services.

Apart from offering a Rail Clinic, KAI also handed over assistance worth Rp50 million. KAI also provided assistance in the form of tents, blankets, noodles, biscuits, milk, rice, coffee, cooking oil, diapers, medicines, and various other items needed by the victims.

Also Read: Cianjur Earthquake Death Toll Increases to 268

The donation was handed over by the KAI Peduli ( KAI Care) team to the West Java Province state-owned enterprises Task Force Team for Emergency Management of the Cianjur Regency Earthquake Disaster Management on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

"KAI is moving quickly in providing this assistance so that it can ease the burden on the people affected by the earthquake in Cianjur. KAI will continue to work together and coordinate with various parties to distribute assistance so that it can also accelerate post-disaster recovery," Joni said.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 shook Cianjur, which occurred on Monday, November 21, 2022, causing fatalities, injuries, and damage to various buildings, residents' houses, and various public facilities in several sub-districts.

Also Read: BMKG Urges Cianjur Residents to Beware of Landslides and Floods After the Earthquake

Indonesian National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) noted that the death toll from the Cianjur earthquake had reached 271 people while 40 people are still missing.

"The data was compiled from reports that arrived at 17.00 WIT," said Suharyanto to Tempo, Wednesday, November 23, 2022.


Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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