Sukabumi, 21 September 2020 - Flash flood has occurred in Cicurug District, Sukabumi, as a result of the overflowing Citarik - Cipeuncit River. One of AQUA's production facilities, PT Aqua Golden Mississippi, located in the Cicurug District, was also affected by the flash flood.
The company continues to coordinate with the authorities in handling the aftermath of the flood and continues to implement strict safety and security protocols in accordance with applicable standards. Currently all employees are in safe condition. Meanwhile, the company immediately takes various safety measures to ensure our products remain at its best quality for consumers and that we are able to maintain our product supply.
“We have temporarily suspended the PT Aqua Golden Mississippi production facility to ensure the safety and security of our employees. In addition, we also ensure that this condition does not have implications for the quality and service of AQUA products and the supply for consumers is still fulfilled through our other factory facilities. Our focus right now is on the recovery of the affected factories and working together to help those affected by the flash flood," said Arif Mujahidin Corporate Communications Director Danone Indonesia.
The flash flood happened due to overflowing from Citarik-Cipeuncit river with a water level of around 5 to 6 meters. The flood washed away 12 houses and several vehicles, and submerged 85 houses.
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Department of Corporate Communication, Danone Indonesia