05 June, 2006

Indonesia Earthquake (Update 3) – Salvation Army expands services

Salvation Army medical teams are continuing to work in the aftermath of the Java earthquake. The teams – known as Compassion in Action units – have now moved on to the villages of Plesedan and Mandungan, near Sleman, and the villages of Krasaan and Sumberharjo, near Bantul.

Two hundred and thirty-five people have received individual medical treatment, and in Kaliyan village, a sub-district of Gantiwarno, Klaten, 67 families were given gasoline stoves. In Maguwo, 28 families received gasoline stoves and sacks of rice, and counselling services and a play programme for children were provided.

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