The-Neglected-Water-And-Sanitation-Crisis

The Neglected Water and Sanitation Crisis

Source: The ASEAN Post Date: 10 September 2020  The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the importance of access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. As we all know now, hand washing is one of the best frontline defenses against the virus. Yet three billion people – almost half of the world'...
In-Indonesia-coronavirus-floods-Cisadane-River-with-extra-hazard-medical-waste

In Indonesia, coronavirus floods Cisadane River with extra hazard: medical waste

Source: Reuters Date: 1 September 2020  For the residents along Indonesia's Cisadane River, the coronavirus has brought not just deadly disease, but also a deluge of medical waste: a constant stream of syringes, face masks and hazmat suits floating by. The double threat for those who depen...
The-Covid-19-pandemic-is-threatening-vital-rainforests

The Covid-19 pandemic is threatening vital rainforests

Source: VoxDate: 23 June 2020 The coronavirus is undermining efforts to control rainforest fires in Indonesia and Brazil. And those fires could worsen the pandemic. One of the most alarming environmental problems stemming from the coronavirus pandemic is the unchecked destruction of tropical rainfor...
Examining-the-pandemics-impact-on-the-irrigation-and-drainage-sector-and-opportunities-for-recovery

Examining the pandemic’s impact on the irrigation and drainage sector and opportunities for recovery

Source: World BankDate: 22 June 2020 Every industry, sector, and economy has suffered from the devastating effects of COVID-19. The irrigation and drainage (I&D) sector is no exception, as the pandemic continues to have complex and far-reaching impacts across the water-energy-ecosystem-food nexu...
Overcrowded-homes-and-a-lack-of-water-leave-some-Indonesians-at-risk-of-the-coronavirus

Overcrowded homes and a lack of water leave some Indonesians at risk of the coronavirus

Source: The ConversationDate: 8 May 2020 A lack of access to a household toilet and clean water are putting many people in parts of Indonesia at risk of infection from the coronavirus. These findings come from a study we carried out in 2018 that examined multidimensional poverty in South Sulawe...
Jokowi-Establishes-Corona-Outbreak-as-National-Disaster

Jokowi Establishes Corona Outbreak as National Disaster

​Source: CNN IndonesiaDate: 13 April 2020 ​The government has officially declared the coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19) a national disaster. Determination of the status of the national disaster was stated in Presidential Decree Number 12 of 2020 concerning Determination of Non-Disaster Spread of Covid...
Residents-told-to-stay-at-home-for-2-weeks-as-Jakarta-goes-into-partial-lockdown

Residents told to stay at home for 2 weeks as Jakarta goes into partial lockdown

​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 10 April 2020​ ​Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has urged all residents to stay at home for the next 14 days as the capital city imposed large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) on Friday to cut the chain of COVID-19 spread. Jakarta is the first province in the country t...
Indonesias-COVID-19-death-toll-tops-200-as-government-warns-of-asymptomatic-transmission

Indonesia's COVID-19 death toll tops 200 as government warns of asymptomatic transmission

​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 6 April 2020​ ​Indonesia's death toll from the novel coronavirus disease topped 200 on Monday, with the government voicing particular concern about transmission from asymptomatic carriers as the number of positive cases continue to rise. Health Ministry Disease Control...
ADB-Slowing-Down-as-a-result-of-COVID-19-Indonesias-economy-begins-to-recover-2021

ADB: Slowing Down as a result of COVID-19, Indonesia's economy begins to recover 2021

​Source: Media IndonesiaDate: 3 April 2020​​ ​Indonesia economy is expected to grow 2.5% by 2020 amid a new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, down from 5.0% in 2019. According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released today, Friday (3/4). "Although Indonesia has a strong macroeconomic found...
BIN-Prediction-COVID-19-Case-Reach-106278-in-July

BIN Prediction, COVID-19 Case Reach 106,278 in July

​Source: Media IndonesiaDate: 3 April 2020​ ​Head of the COVID-19 Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling COVID, Doni Monardo, revealed that the number of coronavirus cases (COVID-19) is estimated to reach 106,278 in July. The projection is based on a review of the State Intelligence Agency (BIN...
Jokowis-Complete-Statement-Sets-Emergency-Health-Status-because-of-Corona

Jokowi's Complete Statement Sets Emergency Health Status because of Corona

​Source: detikNewsDate: 31 March 2020 ​Jakarta - President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has decided on the central government's policy to deal with the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19), namely Large-Scale Social Restrictions. For this reason, Jokowi asked all local governments not to take their own policies. "...
Jakarta-a-coronavirus-epicenter-in-Indonesia-braces-for-quarantine

Jakarta, a coronavirus epicenter in Indonesia, braces for quarantine

​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 29 March 2020 ​While local administrations have begun to block road access into their areas in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, the government has prepared to quarantine the country's capital, which has been most affected by the disease. The Transportatio...
G20-Conference-Commits-to-Finding-Coronavirus-Vaccine

G20 Conference Commits to Finding Coronavirus Vaccine

​Source: Tempo.coDate: 27 March 2020 TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Thursday, March 26, participated in the G20 summit to discuss the global approach in handling the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.  Jokowi participated in the virtual conference of Group of 20 majo...
ITB-Researchers-Predict-Indonesias-Coronavirus-Epidemic-Peak

ITB Researchers Predict Indonesia's Coronavirus Epidemic Peak

​Source: Tempo.co Date: 19 March 2020​ ​TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Researchers at the Center for Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) predicts that Indonesia's coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic peak will happen at the end of March and eventually end in mid-April....
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COVID-19: Indonesia records highest death toll in Southeast Asia at 19

​Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 18 March 2020 ​Indonesia's death toll from the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 jumped to 19 on Wednesday, the highest in Southeast Asia to date, as the government announced that the number of infected people had reached 227. Health Ministry Disease Control and Preve...