The Government of Indonesia has shown its commitment to help the displaced in Rakhine State, Myanmar, by continuing to send humanitarian aid for the Rohingya refugees.
On Wednesday (20/9), the Indonesian Government dispatched humanitarian aid for Rohingya refugees by using two Hercules C-130 aircrafts through the Halim Perdanakusuma Air Force Base, Jakarta. The Hercules A 1316 took off at 2:00 pm Western Indonesia Time, and 30 minutes later Hercules A 1326.
Deputy for Protocol, Press, and Media of the Presidential Secretariat, Bey Machmudin, said in a press release on Wednesday that both aircrafts carried humanitarian aid, including supplementary food for toddlers and pregnant women, fast food packages, tents, blankets, water tanks, and sarongs. “In addition, the Ministry of Health also provided assistance in the form of 1 ton package of medicines for the refugees. The aid was also flown in the departure this time,” Bey said.