Informasi, Kebudayaan &
Informasi Beasiswa & Pendidikan
Pusat Informasi, Pendidikan dan
Jakarta, February 1st, 2005[Bahasa
Japanese Assistance to Indonesia on Aftermath of Earthquake and Tsunami
(Food and Non-Food Item assistance from Local Administrations and Private Companies)
1. The Government of Japan has decided to provide additional assistance in the form of emergency relief goods, which is donated by local administrations and private companies in Japan, to affected people in Aceh in cooperation with private warehouse companies, air line companies and international organizations.
2. On February 2nd, the first cargo of these relief goods will arrive at Banda Aceh, and be handovered to representative of International Office for Migration with the attendance of Mr. Minoru Shirota, the head of Japan Relief Coordination Office in Banda Aceh and Indonesian officials. The Government of Japan will continue to distribute relief goods such as food, hygiene goods, medical goods, waterproofing sheets to affected people in Aceh in coordination with other institutions.
1. Distribution Route
Narita - Bangkok      (by commercial flight)
Bangkok - Utakpao   (by truck)
Utakpao - Aceh       (Japanese Self Defense Force)
2. Japanese Assistance to Indonesia on Aftermath of Earthquake and Tsunami
Emergency Assistance in kind (US$ 390,000 worth of tents, blankets, generators etc)
Bilateral Grant Assistance
(1) US$ 1.5 million: for procurement of emergency food and medical equipment.
The note verbal is exchanged on December 27th, 2004.
(2) US$ 146 million for emergency relief goods and reconstruction in Aceh.
Pledged on January 6th, 2005 by the Prime Minister, Junichiro Koizumi on the occasion of Tsunami Summit Meeting.
Signed on January 17th, 2005.
Assistance through International Organization (US$ 250 million)
This also contributes to humanitarian assistance in Aceh.
Dispatch of Medical Team organized by JICA (operated from January 2nd to 22nd)
Dispatch of Japanese Self Defense Forces
Japan is mobilizing the capabilities of Japan Self Defense Force (JSDF) to support relief operations in the field of airlift (since January 10th) and medical/epidemics prevention in Indonesia (since January 19th).