City Releases Psycho-Social Team to Lombok

Reporter : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Editor : Maria Inggita | October 25th, 2018 01:47 PM 13:47 WIB | Dibaca 638 kali
City Releases Psycho-Social Team to Lombok (Foto : Punto Likmiardi /

Jakarta Government sends psycho-social team to Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. Psycho-social team's task is to conduct trauma healing to the locals after experiencing earthquake.

" Psycho-social team will be on duty for 10 days"

This team contains of 22 Jakarta Government apparatuses from BPBD, Satpol PP, Social Dept., BPSDM, Health Dept., Gulkarmat Dept., Administration and Bazis Bureau companions, and five members of Indonesian Psychology Association (HIMPSI) in Jakarta.

Jakarta Governor, Anies Baswedan stated, Lombok currently needs psychological healing after experiencing great disaster.

"Psycho-social team will be on duty for 10 days," he said while releasing psycho-social team at City hall, Wednesday (10/24).

According to him, there are two phases when disaster occurs. First phase, Jakarta Government has sent aid and volunteers. Then the second phase, Jakarta Government sends psycho-social team to help in recovery period.

"Usually great attention is given on the first day of disaster by sending various aid. But one thing that needs to be understand, there are also invisible psycho-social impacts," he explained.

He stated, Jakarta has capabilities in fiscal and human resources.

"Jakarta Government felt the need to take responsibility both morally and constitutionally," he expressed.

He wants Jakarta psycho-social team can give a positive impact for victims in Lombok thus they can be recovered and productive again like the usual days before disaster occurs.

"We want to see them become productive and active again. Carry out this noble duty as well as possible," he conveyed.

For information, psycho-social team will on duty from October 25 to November 3, 2018. They have been equipped with various equipment to support their duty.