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95 Death Case Papuans, Classified National Disaster

Jayapura Onews,-- Indigenous Peoples' Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) is still waiting for the government response to problems related to poor nutrition in Papua that killed 95 people since November 2012 ago. SAFE assess government performance rather slow in that regard.

"It happened already since last November, but for the size of the three villages with the causes of mass death are the same can be said of national disaster," said Head of the Division of Community Services and Disaster Board of SAFE Annas Radin Sharif to Media Indonesia, Tuesday (2 / 4).

Separately, Chairman of the West shoves Rooms & Roommates Mangabio SAFE said it is currently trying to gather as much information related to the mass death.

"The conclusion of the various information that goes directly to the field and examined the three villages namely Jokbijoker, Kosefo, and Hurricane Buor District Atambua regency of West Papua that many people reported dead and 95 people since last November either from starvation or disease-fever with spots spots, "said Rooms & Roommates.

Locals, continued Rooms & Roommates, admitted that he had tried to visit the clinic and medical center in the region Buor, but it turns out the medical services in the district had long been active. "Locals testify since 2010 had no active medical care there," said Rooms & Roommates.

In addition to malnutrition, residents in three villages in Rooms & Roommates also have a kind of plague. "So the illness of fever, headache, and out bump-bump, even healthy people displaced from their homes were being infected," explained Rooms & Roommates.

Coordinating Minister for People's Welfare (Welfare) Agung said it had asked the local government of West Papua to be more sensitive to the conditions of life of its citizens. Because the Court claimed to get a report from officials in the District of Tambraw about the suffering of residents in the new district was expanded in 2008.

However Tambraw Regency Court considers measures were not enough. "Local district government should proactively address the problem, so not only cope, but also to prevent," said Agung.

According to the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN), consisting of organizations of indigenous communities from different parts of the country, the type of disease that affects mostly people are malnourished or undernourished and itching.

Two medical problems according Rooms & Roommates explains mass deaths that have occurred since last November until February 2013. "Not to mention the condition of the area districts and three villages are also very remote indeed, behind the mountains with rugged terrain," said Rooms & Roommates. *tw-

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