Our respected donors across the globe
I hope this letter finds you and your family are doing very well.
It's almost one year that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is defined as illness caused by a novel coronavirus now called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2; formerly called 2019-nCoV), which was first identified amid an outbreak of respiratory illness cases in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. It was initially reported to the WHO on December 31, 2019. On January 30, 2020, the WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global health emergency. On March 11, 2020, the WHO declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, its first such designation since declaring H1N1 influenza a pandemic in 2009.
Till today, the situation across the globe still at uncertain time and the Covid-19 has been affected to all sectors especially in Indonesia which has 34 provinces. Earlier November 2020, we have distributed the aid packages in Surabaya City -the second city after Jakarta- East Java Province and the distribution continued in Malang City, East Java Provice.
Malang City is a city located in the province of East Java , Indonesia, the second largest city in East Java after Surabaya , and the 12th largest city in Indonesia . The city was founded during the Kanjuruhan Kingdom era and is situated on a plateau covering an area of 145.28 km 2 located in the middle of Malang Regency . Together with Batu City and Malang Regency, Malang City is part of a regional unit known as Malang Raya .
Malang City has various kinds of people from various ethnic groups and cultures . The population of Malang city reaches 895,387 people with the majority ethnic Javanese, followed by Madurese . The Malang Metropolitan Area ( Malang Raya ) is the second largest metropolitan area in East Java after Gerbangkertosusila . When viewed from a cultural perspective , Malang City is included in the Arek Cultural Area.
The Covid-19 case in Malang, East Java are 2304 positive, 2060 recovered, 237 deaths. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is still being felt today by inhabitants in Malang East Java. The aid distributon delivered on November 9th, 2020 to 150 vulnerable families are (a) Senior citizen who does not have any income anymore; (b) Employee who got laid-off from factory; (c) Women as head household. To supply the basic needs are the most important and valuable aid for the community who affected by Covid-19. The supply could last for 2 weeks for family (5 family-members).
Indeed, the community delivered warm greets to all donors across the globe, and your donation will always remembered by communities in Indonesia. Please stay safe and healthy.