After flooding in Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara and Pandeglang, there was still sadness in neighborhood residents. Beside handling the water that still flood several residential areas, they are also preoccupied with cleaning the house and surroundings.

Therefore, BAZNAS Disaster Response (BTB) has opened public kitchen in Sumbawa and Pandeglang to ease the victims.

"Since Friday (10/2), Central BTB assisted by volunteers in Sumbawa and BTB West Sumbawa distributed 500 portion of ready-to-eat food, 680 food packages, 400 clothing packages, and 75 packages of hygiene kit," said Arifin, field commanders of BTB in Sumbawa.

Meanwhile, in Pandeglang Banten, Central BTB assisted by volunteers and BAZNAS Banten has distributed 400 portion of ready-to-eat food each hour and 200 packages of hygiene kit and food packages.

"Flood victims still need other assistances like anti-septic drugs and toiletries for residents and environment hygiene," said Ahmad Fikri, Director of the Central BTB.

(Ayu/puskasbaznas.com)