Post Covid-19: How Much Indonesia’s resilience facing this pandemic?

by Happy Tarumadevyanto

The corona pandemic problem currently raises various estimates for Indonesia to face its future. The future 3-6 months with the existence of this pandemic make the government have to develop a strategy to secure millions of Indonesian people who need assistance to rise from this pandemic situation.

For the Government of Indonesia, the existence of this pandemic is a significant challenge in the midst of quite high social turmoil. Food security and housing become the biggest source of strength in strengthening the joints of governance and good governance.

Economic Sector Recovery

Professor of the Faculty of Management Economics Bogor Agricultural University (FEM IPB) Prof. Dr. Didin S. Damanhuri believes that a pandemic requires the government to protect the entire national economic sector. According to him, the economic slowdown as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic could lead to poverty. In fact, in Didin’s view, Indonesia could increase the number of poor people to 130 million out of the total population due to corona. Previously, Chairman of the House of Representatives Commission XI, Dito Ganundito, said the Covid-19 pandemic had an impact on national economic growth which increased the slowdown and decline in state revenue, increased state spending, the rupiah exchange rate, and the financial services industry

This article was written on Kompas.com with the title “Pandemic Corona, Here’s How to Recovery the National Economy”, https://money.kompas.com/read/2020/04/07/181900226/pandemi-corona-begini-cara-p Recovery – national economy.

Chicken Breeders distributed for free

MADIUN, KOMPAS.com – Chicken breeders in Madiun Regency, East Java, distributed thousands of chickens for free, following the drop in chicken prices from mid-2019 to the present.

The price drop was compounded by the Covid-19 pandemic.

This causes farmers to go bankrupt because they are unable to cover feed and operational costs.

Kompas.com monitoring at Dungus Market, Wungu District, Madiun Regency, Thursday (4/16/2020), a number of breeders began handing out chickens.

Knowing that there will be free distribution of chickens, residents are waiting in the market parking area.

Distribution of free chicken makes the Dungus Market situation boisterous.

The total number of chickens distributed reached 2,000.

At least eight pickup trucks were deployed carrying 2,000 live broiler chickens.

After the car was parked, hundreds of residents ran closer to jostle to fight for chickens.

Chicken collection is not restricted. On average residents take two to three individuals.

Public Heath Crisis in Asia

Liputan6.com, Jakarta mentioned after causing more than 118,000 cases of infection in more than 110 countries and locations worldwide, as well as the risk of ongoing global spread.

“This is not only a public health crisis, but this is also a crisis that will affect every sector,” said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general, as reported by Time. So every sector and every individual must participate in this fight. “

In some ways, a pandemic means more to art than science, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases last February. Because “this is really in the semantic limit”, he said.

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