Jayapura, 24/2 (Jubi) – Parts of the Papuan governatorial building in Jayapura are still covered by thick mud following floods that his the provincial capital on Saturday night ( 2/22), causing civil servants’ activities to be disrupted.
The head of Public Relations and Protocols of Papua Regional Secretariat, F. X Mote, said on Monday (2/ 24) that some of the rooms were affected by the flooding, including his office, the General Affairs Bureau, the Finance Bureau, Hall of Sasana Krida and the Governor’s office yard.
The disaster also damaged furniture and electronic goods.
“Today, our focus is to clean up the muddy rooms and governor office’s yard. This work was done by employees together with the Papua Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) and the Jayapura Public Order Agency ( Satpol PP),” he said.
Departments that were not affected by the flood were doing business as usual, he said.
Nadus Kurni, one civil servant of the Bureau of Public Relations and Protocol, said he joined others in the clean-up.
“Our rooms were covered with mud of 30 centimeters,” said Nadus Kurni.
Five units of heavy equipment, fire engines and trucks were deployed to clear building’s ground of the mud.
Wheelbarrows and shovels were also provided by the Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD). (Jubi / Alex / Tina )