Strengthening the Disaster Resilience in Indonesia

Why Disaster Resilience Important? Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, frequently exposed to a range of hazards. Over 60% of Indonesia's districts are exposed to a high risk of flooding. Located in the Pacific Ring of Fire with 127 active volcanoes, Indonesia als...

Tidal Flood 101

Today's floods are tomorrow's high tides. A few days ago, we heard that one area in Indonesia was hit by a severe tidal flood. As we often hear about the tidal flood, what exactly is the tidal flood? Is Indonesia at great threat of tidal flooding? and how can we improve the condition? 

Bali's Tanjung Benoa can be a tsunami-resilience model

Date:  May 30, 2022  Badung, Bali (ANTARA) - Tanjung Benoa village in Badung district, Bali, can serve as an example of tsunami preparedness for other Indonesian regions, Bali Deputy Governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati remarked on Saturday. "The international recognition of T...

BMKG installs a tsunami early warning system in West Manggarai

Source: ANTARADate: February 14, 2022 Kupang (ANTARA) - The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has installed four types of tsunami early warning system tools in West Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara. "Equipment is installed to provide earthquake and tsunami information and support a ...

Importance of natural disaster mitigation in Jayapura

Source: ANTARADate: January 18, 2022 ANTARA - Floods and landslides that struck Jayapura City, Papua Province, on January 6, 2022, for over a week left puddles and high mud mounds in the affected area. These are still visible in residential areas in the Organda Housing area of Heram and Konya S...