Jakarta – Dr. Syamsul Maarif, The Chief of the National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) attended the 2013 Disaster Equipment demonstration (13/9) at Carnival Beach, Jakarta. This demo is one of BNPB preparedness efforts, particularly Deputy Logistics and Equipment, in support of logistics and equipment for disaster management in the region.

BNPB Chief directly reviewing and checking the equipments and supplies demo, such as rescue units, Mobile toilet Units, family kits, amphibious boat and speed boat. This equipment demo was held as a dissemination of information event on units inside BNPB, associated with resources owned in disaster management.

Deputy Logistics and Equipment BNPB, Dewina Nasution, said that the equipments were also intended as strengthening disaster preparedness in the area. “Logistics as buffer stock and can be deployed at all times for emergency needs,” he added in addition to explain the various equipment held. Deputy Logistics and Equipment BNPB recognized that standard disaster equipment management for the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) in districts/municipalities have not yet fulfilled.

A number of requests for DM equipment will be supplied this year, such as the amphibious boat to support emergency response at sea. Several types of inflatable boats have been ‘BNPB certified’, particularly for the quality and technical specifications. On the other hand, deputy logistics and equipment was also being building water tank mobile unit.

Senior Officer of BNPB provided input regarding the management of equipment, ranging from BNPB logo installation, training for operators in the area, maintenance, safety standards, and administrative problems.

At the end of the speech, the Chief of BNPB thanked and gave appreciation to the Deputy Logistics and Equipment for logistics and equipment preparedness in disaster management. By analogy in the military that we will not won the battle without logistics.

The following equipment at 2013Disaster Management Equipment demonstration:

Water equipment:

1. Fiber glass speed boat 10 M

2. Speed ​​boat polyethylene 7 M

3. Polyethylene boat and boat engine 9 PK

4. Inflatable boats and boat engines 25 PK

5. Amphibious boat

6. Float Pump

7. Portable water treatment


1. Mobile communication Units

2. Rescue Units

3. Mobile kitchen Trucks

4. Versatile trucks

5. Ambulances

6. Mobile toilet Units

7. Trail Bikes


1. Shelters Tent

2. Data processing equipment (Tactical communication package)


1. Fast food

2. Nutritional Supplement

3. Side dishes

4. Kids ware

5. Clothing

6. Blankets

Translated  by Henrikus Adi Hernanto

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