INDONESIA #21: FOKUS FOKUS KITAListen /
A new UNICEF report shows that pneumonia and diarrhoea are leading killers of children under five, disproportionately affecting children in the poorest, most disadvantaged areas. In Nusa Tenggara Timor Province, located in the West Timor region of Indonesia, UNICEF and the community have gotten together to do something about it.
This week’s interview discusses Safer Communities through Disaster Risk Reduction (SCDRR) program which was concluded successfully this June. UNDP and UNESCAP have contributed to this program in a collaboration with Indonesian government. Deputy Chief for Prevention and Preparedness of The National Disaster Management Agency, Sugeng Triutomo, was interviewed about the achievements of the programme. He also talked about the need of future collaboration between Indonesia and United Nations related to disaster risk management after SCDRR has been concluded.