Feb 2017 – Songan village was hit by landslide on the last unrelenting heavy rain in Kintamani. It is reported that 12 people dead including children. The disaster impacted to over 200 hectares of productive farm land. Responding to the need of 54 families losing their houses, Rotary Club of Bali Seminyak collected and delivered blankets, towels and cloths. The families still lives in secured area under the supervision and help from NationalDisaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB).
The village is also known as one of demanded tourism destinations in Bali which offers sunrise view from Mount Batur. The access to the village is still limited due to the damaged road by the landslide. When the school commencing after the disaster, the children will need more books, pencils, and other educational tools. Please contact us should you plan to donate to the villagers.