goodmorningpapua.com – The Yapen Islands Regional Government took quick steps to deal with a landslide in the Serui Laut District blocked road access to Raindoan Village.
Even the Regent of Yapen Islands, Tonny Tesar, has directly inspected the location of landslide that have occurred three times a year. The last landslide occurred on February 22, 2022 causing the road access to be cut off.
From the monitoring of goodmorningpapua.com, the landslide caused the road to be blocked with rocks as high as 2.5 meters. This condition makes it difficult for citizens to carry out activities, including children who want to go to school.
Seeing this condition, the Yapen Islands Regional Government will immediately use heavy equipment to carry out cleaning and make cuttings on cliffs to anticipate further landslides.
This plan is according to the results of a review by the Regent of Yapen Islands, Tonny Tesar with the Acting Secretary of the Yapen Regional Secretary, Erny R Tania and the Head of PUPR Yapen on Thursday 3 March 2022.
One of the citizens of Kampung Rainoan, Deny Wayoi, said that the landslide had caused people to suffer because of difficulties in carrying out their activities. He also hopes that the government will immediately take quick steps to overcome the landslide.
“School children have difficulty getting to school, then the water that we usually take below (different locations) is a bit difficult, because the main road has been hit by a landslide,” said Deny Wayoi.