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Korban Merapi Gelar Upacara Bendera

Liputan6.com, Sleman: Para korban erupsi Gunung Merapi di Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, menggelar upacara bendera untuk memperingati Hari Kemerdekaan ke-66 Republik Indonesia, Rabu (17/8). Upacara digelar di lokasi bencana lahar dingin Merapi di kawasan penambangan pasir Sungai Gendol, Dusun Brongkol, Argomulyo, Sleman.

Ratusan warga berkumpul di lokasi tersebut sejak pagi. Meski tanpa menggunakan seragam, para korban Merapi dari berbagai kalangan itu mengikuti upacara dengan khidmat. Upacaradimaksudkan sebagai sebagai momentum kebangkitan warga di lereng Merapi setelah diterpa bencana erupsi.

Yang membedakan upacara para korban Merapi dengan upacara peringatan HUT RI di lokasi lain adalah adanya pembacaan pesan dari bumi. Pesan itu berisi renungan terhadap musibah yang baru saja menimpa mereka.

Meski sedang dilanda kedukaan akibat diterpa bencana, ada kebanggaan di hati para korban Merapi lantaran bisa menggelar upacara sederhana itu. Bagi mereka, semangat memperingati HUT RI tetap tak boleh pudar karena diterpa bencana.(BJK/SHA)


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Merapi Victim Degree Independence Day Ceremony

Liputan6.com, Sleman: The victims of the eruption of Mount Merapi in Sleman, Yogyakarta Special Region, held a flag raising ceremony to commemorate the 66th Independence Day of Republic of Indonesia on Wednesday (17 / 8). The ceremony was held at the disaster site in the area of ​​cold lava of Merapi Gendol River sand mining, Hamlet Brongkol, Argomulyo, Sleman.

Hundreds of residents gathered at the site since morning. Although without the use of uniforms, the victims of Merapi from various circles that followed the ceremony with reverence. Upacaradimaksudkan as the momentum of rise of the people on the slopes of Merapi eruption after the disaster struck.

What distinguishes ceremony Merapi victims with a memorial service at another location HUT RI is the reading of a message from earth. The message contains the reflections of the calamity that had befallen them.

Despite being hit by the grief caused by the disaster struck, there is pride in the hearts of the victims of Merapi because it can hold a simple ceremony. For them, the spirit of commemorating the anniversary of RI remains must not fade because of disaster struck.

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