Master of Nursing Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) held the release of five volunteers who would plunge in the earthquake site in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) on Thursday, August 16 2018. The five volunteers consisted of four students of psychiatry and one lecture. Focus of this program was to recovered the psychological factors of victims after the earthquake.
Secretary Master of Nursing Program, Erna Rochmawati, said that later the volunteers would focus on psychological assistance. However, possible to deal with other things because the volunteers were also nurses so they could help with physical handling.
Five volunteers sent will be placed in Tanjung, North Lombok, because the location was the most affected by the earthquake. They departed by plane from Adisutjipto Airport, Yogyakarta. The volunteers would be in Lombok for a week.