Apples Disaster Preparedness, Police Chief: Build Community Awareness in Anticipating Disasters

179 – Bali – Bali Regional Police, Bangli Regional Police Chief Bangli Regional Police AKBP I Gusti Agung Dhana Aryawan, S.I.K., M.I.K., Together with the Commander of the 1626 Kodim / Bangli Lt. Col. Inf. Himawan Teddy Laksono, S.I.Kom., M.Tr (Han) Leading apple Preparedness to anticipate natural disasters in Bangli Apple Mapolres Field, Saturday (4/1).

The preparedness apples were attended by the Main Officials as well as members of Bangli Regional Police, Members of Kodim 1626 / Bangli, BPBD of Bangli Regency, Fire Service, Transportation Agency, Health Service and PP Satli Regency Police.

In front of hundreds of participants, the Chief of Police of Bangli read out the mandate of the Bali Police Chief who conveyed the current situation related to weather and natural conditions that were difficult to predict so that natural disasters could not be realized. For this reason, it was hoped that the Police as Protectors, Guards and Community Servants needed to take proactive steps to help the community in the event of a natural disaster.

Besides that, in the effort to overcome the occurrence of disasters the Police are required to understand the situation before the disaster occurs, when it occurs and after a disaster, natural disasters cannot be prevented for that as officers should be prepared and alert and respond to disasters and synergize with relevant agencies to minimize the impact caused .

The Bangli Police Chief also added geographically to the Bangli region including disaster prone areas that he said reflected in the landslide incident in the Kintamani area in 2017 to cause dozens of fatalities, to anticipate this he hoped to build public awareness in anticipating disasters through the role of Bhabinkamtibmas and Babinsa.

In this preparedness rally we emphasize the Bhabinkamtibmas and Babinsa to build public awareness in anticipating if natural disasters occur so as to minimize casualties, especially fatalities, “he said.

This second-rank jasmine officer explained in this preparedness apples also that his party together with the relevant agencies held infrastructure facilities to ensure that the equipment to be used was ready to use so that it could help the community quickly and appropriately.

“Later in the Bangli region there is often rain with mild to moderate rainfall for that all personnel are expected to be ready to act in the event of a natural disaster, including being ready to use the infrastructure prepared,” he said.

On the other hand the same thing was also said by Dandim 1626 / Bangli Lt. Col. Inf. Himawan Teddy Laksono, SIKom., M.Tr (Han) himself said that the potential natural disasters that could possibly occur in the Bangli region include volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides, floods, tornado and forest fires, and therefore this Apple it is very important to remind all of us the importance of preparedness in tackling natural disasters.

“With this Apple we can build synergy, cooperation for the benefit of the Community, Nation and State, fortunately we hope that all attendees can maintain physical, mental and equipment readiness so that they are ready to help the community,” he said.(TIM).