Bekasi, March 3, 2023 – PT Fajar Surya Wisesa Tbk (FajarPaper), a leading packaging paper manufacturer and member of SCGP in Indonesia, has distributed food packages for the flood affected residents in Karang Bahagia Sub-district, Cikarang Utara Sub-district and Kalijaya Village, Bekasi Regency on Friday (3/3) and Monday (6/3). The packages that were distributed to the 3 locations included 4,000 packs of instant noodles, 100 boxes of 1,500ml mineral water, 500 kg of rice, and 240 boxes of baby food. The distribution was carried out by FajarPaper’s CSR team and labor union.
In February 2023, high intensity of raining occurs in Indonesia and makes many residents affected as a result. Previously, on February 22, 2023 FajarPaper Group through its subsidiary PT Dayasa Aria Prima also distributed packages to flood affected residents in Driyorejo, East Java.
Based on the Operations Control Center of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (Pusdaplops BPBD) of Bekasi Regency per February 27, 2023, a total of 117 flooded locations and also 1 landslide location in the Bekasi Regency area came from 47 villages in 18 sub-districts affected by flood. And due to this disaster a total of 2 people died, 4,092 people were evacuated and also 54,840 other people were affected by the flood. Therefore, FajarPaper also experienced the same impact, because some of FajarPaper’s employees were also affected by the flood that hit the Bekasi Regency area. In addition to distributing food packages to villages in need, the company also distributed food packages to its employees who were affected by the floods, which were also distributed in collaboration between the CSR team and also PUK SP KEP SPSI PT Fajar Surya Wisesa, Tbk.
Karnadi as the Head of Karang Bahagia Sub-District said, “Alhamdulillah, we from Karang Bahagia Sub-District would like to thank FajarPaper for giving support to our residents. Hopefully this help can be useful for all residents who have been affected by flooding for almost 1 week. Total of 8 villages, there are 7 villages affected by flooding. Alhamdulillah, until now, there are 3 villages that are receding and 7 locations from 4 other villages are still dampened by flooding. We provide public kitchens managed by RT and RW for Karang Bahagia residents in need.”
Agus Suprihatin as the representative of North Cikarang Subdistrict said, “We would like to thank FajarPaper for its attention to provide food packages for residents affected by the flood, hopefully the company will be more advanced and prosperous.”
Dede Sulaeman as the Head of Kalijaya Village said, “We would like to thank FajarPaper for the donation distributed today, the donation given is very useful for the residents of Kalijaya Village who are facing the current flood disaster.”
Kurniawan as CSR & Industrial Relations Manager of PT Fajar Surya Wisesa, Tbk, said, “We from FajarPaper company hope that the current flood will recede soon, and for affected residents who are sick can also recover soon and get better. We hope that the assistance we provide to both residents and our employees can be useful and a blessing.”
Nunu Nugraha, as a representative of the CSR Team and also PUK SP KEP SPSI PT Fajar Surya Wisesa, Tbk said, “I as a team who participated in distributing food packages to flood victims in Bekasi Regency feel proud and also do not forget to thank the company for paying attention to both its employees and the community around FajarPaper. Hopefully FajarPaper will be more prosperous and grow rapidly with prosperous workers, Amin.”
In addition to natural disaster relief, FajarPaper continues to support CSR programs from several other fields such as improving education in Indonesia by renovating schools, providing scholarships and also other fields such as social, community empowerment with circular economy and environmental programs through the GEMARI BUMITANIK program (Independent community movement through maggot cultivation, fish, and hydroponic plants) by using organic waste from household waste as maggot feed, and also other programs.