Tarakan Borneo - City Government of Tarakan has spent approximately USD 4 billion to finance the citizens of intergroup conflict in late September 2010. As stated by the Mayor of Tarakan Udin Hianggio in the Office of the Governor of East Kalimantan, Samarinda, on Monday (11/15/2010).
Fund USD 4 billion was spent to help the security forces overcome the problem of security during the conflict lasts, to finance purchases of food and beverages to residents who had fled, and provides compensation to some families of those killed in the clashes.
The conflict itself has killed five residents. Four charred house. Several motorcycles were also destroyed in the fire. Losses on the estimated resident approximately USD 5 billion while the government estimated USD 1.3 billion.
Just to remind, youth disputes that occurred on September 26, 2010 has sparked conflict between ethnic Dayak and Bugis. Widespread conflict, but eventually managed to be muted. Facilitated by local governments both tribes finally reconciled.
Source: Kompas (15 November 2010)