Baca Gitu Loh - East Java, Indonesia - The ground motion in Nguncup, Bekiring Village, Pulung District, Ponorogo Regency, East Java, is getting worse.
Finally, cracks in the ground due to movement increase by 10 centimeters to 20 centimeters every week.
From data from the Ponorogo Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), there were 14 houses affected by the moving ground.
So that there were 14 families or 36 people who had to flee.
Of the dozens of houses affected, there were 4 houses that were badly damaged.
“I had to evacuate because the ground was moving. Been away for two months now. My house was destroyed," said one of the refugee residents, Suparmi, Thursday (25/5/2023).
Suparmi admits that he is haunted by fear every day.
Because the only house he owned was shattered and shapeless.
“The wall is already in ruins. Move every day. Each time there was a cracking sound. If the house collapses afraid. I want relocation immediately," Suparmi told reporters at the location.
Meanwhile, the Bekiring Village Head (Kades), Agus Santoso said, ground motion had occurred since 2017.
Every year it repeats and according to him the worst is 2023.
"This time, 14 families have been displaced with a total of 36 people. Very traumatized residents. The plan is for residents to ask for relocation because they hear rumblings every day," he explained.
He has filed a relocation request.
Agus claims that residents hope to be relocated to Perhutani land.
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