The Tired Bird Flu loss of Rp4,3 Triliun By editorial staff of 04/09/2008 @ 02:44
Jakarta, on Thursday – the Spreading of the plague of bird flu in Indonesia caused the loss that was very big from the aspect of economics. The newest data that was launched by the Nasional Pengendalian Committee of Bird Flu and Menghadapi Pandemi Influenza Preparedness (Komnas FBPI) mentioned, the economic loss resulting from bird flu since 2004 till June 2008 reached Rp.4,3 trillion. “From 2004 to June 2008, bird flu has caused the Rp sacrifice 4.3 trillion and that not only from one because, but many because,” said the Chief Executive of the Komnas FBPI Daily, Bayu Krisnamurthi, on Thursday (4/9), when opening Workshop Tantangan Penelitian Avian Influenza in the LIPI Building, Jakarta.
Bayu explained the so big value emerged after the calculation of various factors beginning with the death of the chicken, the decline in the request from consumption of the household, the decline in consumption of the chicken direstoran and other fees that must be paid by the breeder and the government in controlling bird flu and the influence towards the other sector. However this figure not yet including the loss figure resulting from the loss and the decline of the work opportunity asupan protein to the community. The problem of bird flu, continued Bayu, at this time indeed still became the serious problem for Indonesia. Despite tren in the world showed bird flu began to be able to be overcome, but in several last years, the endemic area of bird flu to the poultry in Indonesia was increasingly old increasingly wide.
The data that was expressed by Komnas FBPI showed, the loss that reached trillions that was not free from increasingly expanded him the area of the distribution of the endemic area of bird flu that attacked the poultry in Indonesia. “From 2003 to 2007, his area was increasingly wide.” Now, practical almost all the province became the endemic area. Recorded was 31 from 33 provinces, although not all the regency in each affected province, he said. The bird flu threat for humankind personally, said bayu, still will continue shadowed remembered consumption of protein from animal meat in Indonesia still stayed high. Learned from the data last year for example the Indonesian community was recorded mengonsumsi around 1.2 billion chickens, approximately 1.5 million cattle and the water buffalo, 1.3 million goats and 1,5 million ton the fish. “Things if when rotten just a few will be poison.” So the illness threat that came from the animal was real. That was real. Zoonotic disease that nyatam not something that was in the laboratory but real and became part of the life of the community, ujarnya./kompas.com