Jakarta

Jakarta Is Sinking So Fast, It Could End Up Underwater

Source: New York Times Date: 12 December 2018 A tsunami of human-made troubles in the Indonesian capital poses an imminent threat to the city's survival. And it has to deal with mounting threats from climate change. ​ Rasdiono remembers when the sea was a good distance from his doorstep, down a hill...
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Water-crisis

4 Villages in Aceh, Tamiang, are Facing Clean Water Crisis

Source: detiknews A ​ total of 2,831 households (Head of Households) in four villages at Tamiang Hulu sub-district, Aceh, are experiencing a clean water crisis due to the lack of water resources and scarce rain. Head of Aceh Tamiang ​ Disaster Mitigation Agency (Ba...
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Slump river

Indonesia’s Growing Water Safety Crisis

Source: Asia Sentinel Although Indonesia's water resources account for almost 6 percent of the world's water or 21 percent of the Asia-Pacific region's total water resources, the country faces a worsening crisis over access to clean water for its 266.7 million people. Part of the problem, critics sa...
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A 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) on Sunday, just a week after a 6.4-magnitude quake hit the same area.

Magnitude 7 Earthquake Rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the island of Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) on Sunday, just a week after a 6.4-magnitude quake hit the same area. It also followed two quakes that occurred earlier on Sunday, a 5.6-magnitude one on the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra, and a 5.2 one on the island o...
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Indonesia Water Challenge 2019 - 3rd Edition

Indonesia Water Challenge 2019 - 3rd Edition

Welcome to the Indonesia Water Challenge 2019! With over 17,500 islands make up the nation, which is flanked by the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Indonesia has a rich history of trade across seas. However, Indonesian ports have underperformed mainly due to poor infrastructure. Shortcomings in maritime ...
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Splash-water

Water for all in Jakarta

During World Water Day on Thursday, several Jakartans went to City Hall and took a shower there. They were protesting against water privatization in Jakarta, which they said had failed to improve public access to water. They demanded that water management be returned to the public, as part of a glob...
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Community

Indonesia's Ministry of Public Works & Housing Advances to Community-Based Water Monitoring

​ Source: Business Insider Date: 22 March 2018 ​ In honor of World Water Day, the Directorate General of Water Resources, the Ministry of Public Works and Housing of the Republic of Indonesia presented a series of nature-based solutions program. Aiming to ensure sustainable water use without imposin...
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Divers in Bunaken Urged to Plant Coral

Fish swim above coral in the waters of Bunaken, North Sulawesi. (Shutterstock/File) Source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/travel/2018/03/21/divers-in-bunaken-urged-to-plant-coral.html Bunaken National Park (BTNB) urged divers, both local and foreign, at Bunaken Island, North Sulawesi, to plant coral...
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