Media Information – Wuling Motors Provides Assistance for The Victims of Earthquake and Tsunami in Palu
9 October, 2018
A form of concern for the people who were affected by the disaster in Central Sulawesi
Jakarta, October 8, 2018 – PT SGMW Motor Indonesia (Wuling Motors) on Saturday, October 6, 2018 distributed donations through a post at PMI Headquarters, Jakarta for the victims of natural disasters in Palu - Donggala and surrounding areas. The form of assistance provided by Wuling Motors were sarong, tarpaulins, blankets, the need for women & babies and gloves to help the evacuation and medical masks.
"Wuling Motors and all employees mourned the earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Central Sulawesi. This disaster has resulted many casualties, injuries and destroyed other facilities. We expressed our condolences to the families of the victims and were called to participate in order to ease the burden of the victims with the aids that are in accordance with the needs there," explained Bambang Sumitro as Director of Human Resources at Wuling Motors.
As part of Indonesia and encouraged by the spirit of Drive For A Better Life, Wuling Motors employees also took the initiative to help the victims of the Donggala Palu earthquake and tsunami by holding a fundraising through donation boxes at several points in Wuling Motors’ factory area in Cikarang, West Java. The participation of the employees was scheduled to last up to one week and will be submitted through related agencies or organizations.
"We pray to God Almighty that our brothers and sisters in Palu - Donggala and surrounding areas will be given strength and patience, also can immediately rise to build back their citizens and cities," Bambang added.
In addition, the natural disasters occurred in Central Sulawesi on Friday, September 28, 2018. The impact of the earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter Scale caused a 6 meters of tsunami wave. The Palu - Donggala and the surrounding areas left the ruins of destroyed buildings and houses. Currently, the number of victims has continued to increase, and many residents have to be ready to evacuate.