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City to build Rusun for Kampung Bandan fire victims

  • Sausan Atika

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, May 16 2019   /  12:44 am

Following a fire that destroyed three neighborhood units (RTs) in Kampung Bandan, Pademangan, North Jakarta, on Saturday, Governor Anies Baswedan said the city administration would build a Rusun (low-cost apartment building) for the affected residents.The land where the fire burned down houses of more than 400 families and displaced more than 3,000 people was owned by state-owned railway operator PT KAI.When visiting the location on Sunday, Anies said the administration would invite KAI to talk about follow-up measures, including the temporary relocation of the victims to a wide plot of land owned by the firm.Anies claimed after a meeting with KAI on Tuesday that the firm had approved the administration’s proposal to discuss the potential development of a Rusun. The Rusun was deemed a long-term measure in handling the impact of the incident.“The long-term measures are regarding reset...