Residents who were affected by the floods several days ago were visited by a community service team from LPPM Undip on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. They received treatment and medical consultation for a number of residents’ health complaints. LPPM Undip with 2 doctors and a number of nurses and a health team treating the residents of RT 07 and RT 08 who are included in the RW 7 area of Rowosari Village. The residents who were receiving treatment some time ago were affected by the floods disaster in the Meteseh, Rowosari and Dinar Mas areas.

dr. Winarni said that the aim of treatment provided by her team is to ease the burden on Rowosari residents. The doctors team formed by the LPPM Undip under the direction of the Rector and was assigned to treat residents around Dinar Indah. “There are various health complaints from residents. There were residents whose feet were hit by broken glass during the last flood and various other health complaints,” said dr. Winarni. Besides herself, dr. Hadi Salimas well as a number of nurses and LPPM Undip health team werealso present to treat residents.

“Residents here still need treatment and medical consultation from doctors for their health problems,” said Dr. dr. Sri Winarni, M.Kes.

The LPPM Undip team has treated residents several times in a number of disaster areas or remote locations such as Gojoyo Demak, residents affected by the eruption of Mount Semeru in Candipuro District, Lumajang Regency and in Gulon, Salam District, Magelang Regency.

dr. Winarni and her team had previously conducted a survey and finally the treatment for residents affected by floods was carried out at RT 07 and RT 08 RW 7 Rowosari Village and Argo Pengkol Meteseh Village. Besides that, the team also picked up patients at RW 26. One of the residents named Sobir, needs maximum treatment of his leg because it was hit by a nail during the last flood. A number of other residents who received treatment were residents with complaints of headaches, low blood pressure, and high blood pressure. There were residents who suffered from symptoms of high blood sugar. Other residents complained to the Undip medical team in the form of complaints of aches and pains in their skin, the majority of which were due to the flooding that occurred in their residential area. The total number of residents who took part in the treatment of the LPPM Undip was 26 residents.

Flood-affected residents said they were glad to be visited by the Undip medical team, considering that apart from having health problems, they also had to deal with their houses and equipment, which were quite affected by the floods. Other Undip teams that have already departed to the flood locations to contribute to the residents include the P2KKN team which deployed KKN students at Cianjur to help residents here and the Undip D-DART team. These three teams also collaborate with each other to help overcome the problems of flood-affected residents.

Head of LPPM Undip, Prof. Dr. Jamari, S.T., M.T. said the medical team and other Undip disaster response teams had received support from Undip Rector, Prof. Dr. Yos Johan Utama, S.H., M.Hum. Since in the Rector’s observation, after the disaster happened many had forgotten about the incident and this was where the Undip teams had to be present, stated Prof. Jamari quoted the hope of the Undip Rector.

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