Natural disasters can indeed disrupt a person’s psychological condition because they threaten the safety of life and cause other losses. Psychological imbalance experienced by many victims with symptoms that appear such as shock, nightmares, difficulty concentrating, excessive caution, and feelings of insecurity.
The UI Faculty of Nursing in collaboration with the Banten Provincial Health Office, DPD PPNI Lebak, IPKJI Banten, Akper Yatna Yuana Lebak, and Dhira Suman Tritoha Clinic deployed their team to provide mental and psychosocial health support in the Banjar Irrigation Lebak Irrigation, Banten on January 8 – 9 2020
Prof. Dr. Budi Anna Keliat who represented FIK UI and PP IPKJI went directly to the refugee camps to provide mental and psychosocial health support to flood victims. The other representatives from FIK UI were Ns. Tri Budiati, M.Kep., Sp.Kep.Mat, Ns. Selly Kresna Dewi, M.Kep, Ns. Putri Mahardika, M.Kep, Ns. Dorlan Natalina Purba, M.Kep, Ns. Iis Indriyani, M.Kep, Ns.Atun Raudatul Ma’rifah, M.Kep, Ns.Ratnawati, M.Kep.
With this activity it is expected to have a positive impact on the lives and psychology of flood victims and can eliminate trauma, and other psychiatric impacts that are usually experienced by disaster victims.