MDMC Give Award to Muhammadiyah Volunteer Rokatenda

Author : Pimpinan Pusat Muhammadiyah | Sunday, November 30, 2014 15:50 WIB

Magelang - national congress meeting of Institute of Disaster Management (Lembaga Penanggulangan Bahasa – LPB) of Central Executive of Muhammadiyah held at the University of Muhammadiyah Magelang, Central Java, was followed by dozens of LPB participants from various regions throughout Indonesia. This congress, according to Budi Setiawan, the LPB chairman of Muhammadiyah Central Executive, was to evaluate the performance of Muhammadiyah Disaster Management Center (MDMC) in central as well as regional, programs sharing and volunteers training as well as disaster mitigation of central and regional MDMC.


The mostimportant thing in this congress instead of holding discussions and seminars related to disaster is the giving of the award of the high dedication in the field of humanitarian and health. H. Rosyid, receive "MDMC Awards" from Muhammadiyah Disaster Management Center (MDMC).


The award is givendirectly by the General Chairman of Central Executive of Muhammadiyah, Din Shamsuddin to Rosyid in congress of Disaster Management Institute (LPB) of Central Executive of Muhammadiyah in the Auditorium of the University of Muhammadiyah Magelang on Saturday (11/29/2014).


Rosyidcomes from Maumere, Sikka regency, East Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Timur – NTT). For decades, the 70-year-old man worked alongside with people in Sikka to get proper health care.


Rosyidalso continue to assist the thousands of refugees of Mountain Rokatenda in Palue island of Sikka regency that erupted in 2013 ago. "I've been told this morning that I will receive this award. Actually, I don’t think that it should be givwn to me, but to all members of Muhammadiyah which go hand in hand to help the people in the Sikka area, especially the refugees of Mountain Rokatenda," said Rosyid, responded to the given of this award.


The MDMC conress activity was officially opened by the Chairman of Muhammadiyah Central Executive, Din Shamsuddin, by hitting a gong followed by BNPB, Chairman of LAZISMU, Hajriyanto Tohari, and Chairman of the LPB, Budi Setiawan.


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