Regional Disaster Management Agency of DKI urges residents to save water in anticipation of drought

Source: Republika.co.idDate: May 10, 2022 REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The DKI Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) appealed to Jakarta residents to save water to anticipate the dry season which is predicted to start in June 2022. This includes checking gas cylinders regularly to prevent fires....

PUPR Expands Jakarta's Clean Water Supply: Two Water Treatment Plants to Begin Construction in January 2022

Source: PIKIRAN RAKYATDate: February 28, 2022 PIKIRAN RAKYAT - The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) has built two drinking water supply systems (SPAM) in Jakarta. The development is carried out using the PPP system (Government and Business Entity Cooperation).The two SPAMs, namely ...

Jakarta needs another 4,000 km of tap water pipelines.

Source: ANTARADate: February 2, 2022 Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Jakarta provincial government needs to lay an additional four thousand km of clean water pipelines to meet the target of 100-percent service coverage for residents by 2030, an official has said."There is already 12 thousand km of water pipe...

Flood-free Jakarta

Source: The Jakarta PostDate: December 18, 2021 The recent controversy surrounding the Jakarta administration's construction of catchment tanks across the city, except North Jakarta, only shows the complexity of flood prevention in such a densely populated city, where concrete has replaced rice fiel...

Jakarta floods to not protract over few hours: Deputy governor

Source: ANTARADate: November 15, 2021. Jakarta (ANTARA) - Deputy Governor of Jakarta Ahmad Riza Patria affirmed that floods in Jakarta would not last for days, as the government had applied a host of flood prevention and mitigation measures. "During this rainy season, several areas in Indonesia are ...

Launch of Policy Briefs Dealing with Greater Jakarta Floods in Times of Climate Change

Press release: Friday, 10 September 2021 - 10.00-12.00 CET/15:00-17:00 WIBFor more information, please e-mail: [email protected] Due to concerns over the massive flooding in the Jakarta area, a group of researchers and multidisciplinary professionals in collaboration with the Indonesian Embassy in...

Why Manila and Jakarta Might Disagree About Water Privatization

Source: The Diplomat Date: 31 August 2021 A big debate in economics and public policy is whether utilities like electricity and water should be provided by the state or by private companies. On the one hand, the argument goes that exposing utilities to market forces will make them more efficient and...

Facing Climate Change, Indonesia Still Wants Growth

Source: Who What Why Date: 16 August 2021 This story by WhoWhatWhy apprentice reporter Tivara Tanudjaja is produced in partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. Jakarta is sinking. The Indonesian capital is going under faste...

Jakarta ranked world’s most environmentally vulnerable city

Source: The Jakarta Post Date: 16 May 2021 The Big Durian has been ranked as the world's most environmentally vulnerable metropolitan, as climate change, pollution, heatwaves, earthquakes and flooding are key threats to the capital's residents and businesses. Jakarta was dubbed the "worst-performing...

IN FOCUS: The fight against Jakarta’s devastating yearly floods

Source: CNADate: February 6, 2021 (Updated: May 4, 2021)  The Indonesian government is exploring multiple options to contain the worsening floods, but there are obstacles including climate change and illegal settlements. JAKARTA: As thunderous clouds roll in from the sea, Jakarta residents brac...

Jakarta braces for more floods as rainy days expected this week

Source: CNADate: 22 February 2021 The Indonesian capital of Jakarta could see more flooding and landslides this week as the meteorology agency predicted rains of moderate to heavy intensity to sweep through the city over the next few days. The rains will primarily hit Jakarta in the evening and last...

Floods trigger power outages, evacuations in Indonesia's capital

Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 9 February 2021 Floods, heavy rain and power outages led people to evacuate their homes in parts of Indonesia's capital on Monday, with the conditions -- worsened by the La Nina weather pattern -- expected to continue until March or April.  More than 1,000 people i...

Final Candidates for Port Academy 2020

Dear young maritime leaders, this is the list of final candidates for Port Academy 2020.  For those who did not make it, you all did well and we thank you for the enthusiasm for our event. Don't worry, though, we will have another opportunity for you later this year, so stay tuned for more upda...

Announcing Port Academy 2020 Participants Soon

Port Academy 2020 Registration is officially closed! Thank you for your enthusiasm! Now, it's our time to be busy filtering the best candidates from all over Indonesia. The result will be posted here this week, so stay updated.

Port Academy 2020 Registration is now open!

The registration for Port Academy 2020 is NOW officially OPEN!  Southeast Asia's best capacity building program for young people in the water and maritime sector is now awaiting your submission. This year, the event will be held on 9-11 March 2020 at Terminal Kalibaru, Jakarta. Also, take a clo...