Jakarta Indonesian Army (TNI AD) deployed ADRI 50, ADRI 51, and ADRI 52 ships to transport personnel, field hospital and heavy equipment, and relief aid for natural disaster victims in South Kalimantan and West Sulawesi.
The relief aid comprised 74,654 kilograms of rice, 14,109 boxes of instant noodles, 1214 boxes of cooking oil, 134 boxes of canned food, 801 boxes of biscuits, 654 boxes of milk, 25 boxes of vitamins, and 967 boxes of mineral water, Brigadier General Nefra Firdaus, the TNI AD spokesman, noted in a statement here on Friday.
“The ADRI 51 ship arrived at the Simboro Ferry Port, Mamuju, West Sulawesi, on Thursday (Jan 21). The ADRI 50 ship arrived at the Trisakti Port, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, in the afternoon of Jan 21, while the ADRI 52 ship is scheduled to arrive at the Simboro Ferry Port, Mamuju, this Friday afternoon, at 16:00 WITA (Central Indonesian Standard Time),” Firdaus remarked. The ships also carried 28 tents, 61 tarpaulin sheets, 251 boxes of bedding and mattresses, 57 boxes of medical masks, 639 boxes of prayer equipment, 144 boxes of sanitizers, 52 boxes of toiletries, 224 boxes of pampers and sanitary napkins, and 696 sheets of blankets.
Moreover, the logistics delivered to the natural disaster victims also comprised four boxes of medicine, 255 boxes of infant food, two boxes of towels, nine boxes of personal protective equipment (PPE), and four water towers, with a capacity of 1,005 liters.
The ships also transported a Fuso truck, three NPS trucks, two Hino trucks, two cargo cranes, and one Trado truck containing bailey bridges.
The ships also carried 194 army personnel to help build field hospitals and rehabilitate infrastructure, such as bridges, damaged by the flash floods in South Kalimantan and earthquakes in West Sulawesi.
Source: Antara News