Project for Humanitarian Assistance through Mobile Clinic in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Affected by the Tsunami and Earthquake Disaster

Period (Date of Contract):
    February 3, 2005

    Banda Aceh City and 7 districts (Aceh Besar, Aceh Jaya, West Aceh, Nagan Raya, Pidie, Bireuen and North Aceh), Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province

Amount Provided:
    37,778,290 yen / US$ 343,439

Executing Agency:
    Pemuda Muhammadiyah

In Aceh, many medical facilities have been severely damaged or destroyed by the massive earthquake and tsunami, and deterioration of the medical services has been serious problem for people in Aceh. In major cities, such as Banda Aceh and Meulaboh, medical services is being recovered gradually, however, in remote areas and in the outskirts of major cities, access to the appropriate medical services is still limited.

Under these circumstances, the Muhammadiyah Youth has proposed a mobile clinic project, to provide medical services to the local residents in Banda Aceh City and 7 districts, namely Aceh Besar, Aceh Jaya, West Aceh, Nagan Raya, Pidie, Bireuen and North Aceh to the Government of Japan.

Through this assistance, the Government of Japan expects to recover the medical services for the tsunami affected people in Aceh, as well as to accelerate the recovery and revitalization of people’s lives in Aceh.