ANTAM's Committed in Distribution of Earthquake Assistance in North Maluku
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Jakarta, August 5, 2019 - PT Aneka Tambang Tbk (ANTAM; IDX: ANTM; ASX: ATM) is committed to channeling the earthquake disaster respond assistance in North Maluku amid the weather challenges around the affected area in South Halmahera Regency, North Maluku. The assistance distribution was transported by land and sea routes.
ANTAM's President Director, Arie Prabowo Ariotedjo said:
“The Company always coordinated with the North Maluku Provincial Disaster Management Agency on aid distribution. ANTAM's provide an assistance such as the supplying basic needs, medicines, food ingredients and emergency response actions by sending paramedics and doctors. We hope, the efforts may help to ease the burden of the affected people.”
The earthquake response assistance was brought from Ternate to Saketa Village, West Gane District (main post) by using trucks and then distributed to other villages using a long boat.
ANTAM's emergency response to the North Maluku disaster was strengthened by 12 personnel consisting of 10 Emergency Response Group (ERG) from North Maluku Nickel Mining Business Unit; Southeast Sulawesi Nickel Mining Business Unit; and West Kalimantan Bauxite Mining Business Unit. The team also consist of paramedic personnel and medical doctor to given medical services especially in Saketa and Ranga-ranga Village, West Gane District, North Maluku.
In this earthquake response emergency action, ANTAM also served as the coordinator for SOE’s CARE assistance in North Maluku. As of July 18, 2019, the National Logistics Agency (Perum BULOG), PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (BNI), PT Asuransi Jasa Indonesia (JASINDO), PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) Tbk (PGN), PT PERTAMINA (Persero), PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk, Indonesian Credit Guarantee Corporation (JAMKRINDO), PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (Persero) (PLN), PT Jasa Raharja (Persero), PT Sucofindo (Persero), PT TASPEN (Persero), PT ASDP Indonesia Ferry (Persero), PT Kimia Farma (Persero) Tbk, PT Asuransi Kredit Indonesia (Persero) (ASKRINDO), Naval Base (LANAL) Ternate and Bank BRI (Persero) Tbk.
ANTAM appreciates the synergy of SOE’s that have been established in North Maluku. This shows the commitment of ANTAM and the SOE’s CARE as a part of implementation “the State Owned Enterprise present to the country” value.
As a coordinator, ANTAM seeks to facilitate other SOE’s that want to channel aid in the form of money and goods. On aid distribution activity, ANTAM and local stakeholder are working together in aids distribution in order to send the assistances for the affected people properly.