"The social aid packages will have arrived this mid-day," Director General of the Social Affairs Ministry's Protection and Social Security, Pepen Nazaruddin, stated.
The logistics resources for the relief aid were taken from the warehouses of the East Nusa Tenggara and East Java social affairs offices and through direct procurement, he remarked.
Apart from distributing the humanitarian aid packages, the ministry also disbursed compensation funds worth Rp1.140 billion to the heirs of 76 dead victims, he stated.
Each of the dead victims' heirs received Rp15 million.
The ministry will additionally provide compensation funds amounting to Rp135 million to 27 seriously wounded survivors.
Over these past 48 hours, the residents of East Nusa Tenggara have borne witness to the impacts of extreme weather triggered by Tropical Cyclone Seroja.