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18 Aug 2017 description
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Higher than normal rainfall levels boosted crop production in early 2017, but also led to more floods and landslides. The climate outlook for August and September suggests abovenormal rainfall levels for most of the country, but very low precipitation is expected across southern parts of Indonesia, especially East and West Nusa Tenggara, southern West Papua and eastern Java.

18 Aug 2017 description
report Jakarta Post

By Ganug Nugroho Adi

It is estimated that 1,235 villages in 266 districts in Central Java will face water shortages as a result of drought. The province’s Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) has supplied clean water to 10 regencies since July.

“Drought and a clean-water crisis have affected half of the areas across Central Java. We have supplied clean water to 46 villages, 22 districts and 10 regencies in the province. These include Blora, Boloyali, Klaten and Wonogiri,” said BPBD Central Java acting chairman Sarwa Pramana on Friday.

18 Aug 2017 description
  • 6.8 M required for 2017
  • 0 contributions received
  • 6.8 M funding gap for the Bay Of Bengal Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

17 Aug 2017 description

EDITOR’S NOTE

Greetings fellow ASEANers!

The ”One ASEAN, One Response” vision, which has been shared amongst the ASEAN Community since 2015, is a comprehensive effort coordinated by the AHA Centre to help ASEAN Member States (AMS) respond to disasters as one and to establish mechanisms that reduce disaster-related losses.

17 Aug 2017 description
  • 132.8 M required for 2017

  • 31.6 M contributions received, representing 24% of requirements

  • 101.2 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

16 Aug 2017 description

The 1st Meeting of Southeastern Asia-Oceania Flash Flood Guidance (SAOFFG) Steering Committee appointed the Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics of the Republic of Indonesia as the Regional Center for Flash Flood Guidance System Project (FFGSP).

16 Aug 2017 description

Assault on journalism and freedom of expression

Pushing norms and standards in politics, conflict and media to new extremes, leaders in every region of the world in 2016 consolidated and expanded their powers at the expense of freedom and democracy.
From armed conflict and forced migration to the spread of misinformation and the rise of right-wing populism, the chaotic and disheartening developments of the year in many ways marked the new frontiers of global repression and inequality.

14 Aug 2017 description

The Indonesian province of East Kalimantan has a history of disasters, including severe storms, floods, landslides and fires. The role of BPBD East Kalimantan, the Regional Disaster Management Agency, is to lead the planning, preparation, response and recovery from significant disaster events across the province.

14 Aug 2017 description
  • 6.8 M required for 2017

  • 0 contributions received

  • 6.8 M funding gap for the Bay Of Bengal Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

14 Aug 2017 description
report Jakarta Post

By Fachrul Sidiq

Fifty asylum seekers, mostly from Afghanistan and Somalia, have been camping on the basketball court of the Jakarta Immigration Detention Center, Kalideres, West Jakarta, since Sunday, as the center is not able to accommodate them on account of capacity issues.

The head of the detention center, Buono Adi sucipto, said the shelter had 83 rooms that could only accommodate 120 people.

“Currently we have 292 immigrants here,” Buono said, adding that the figure excluded the 50 people who were camping on the court.

13 Aug 2017 description
report Government of Fiji

11 August 2017, Indonesia: Fiji and Indonesia have signed a Plan of Action on Disaster Management Cooperation that will see the two countries exchange cooperation in the areas of disaster preparedness, management and response.

Fiji’s Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management permanent secretary Mr Meleti Bainimarama signed the cooperation with Indonesia’s Disaster Management secretary general, Mr Dody Ruswandi.

12 Aug 2017 description
  • 132.8 M required for 2017

  • 31.6 M contributions received, representing 24% of requirements

  • 101.2 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

11 Aug 2017 description

JAKARTA – While at the moment most of areas in Indonesia experiencing drought and forest and land fire, flash flood precisely occurred in Sidenreng Rappang Regency. Heavy rain in Enrekang Regency has caused flash flood in some villages in Pity Riase Sub-district, Sulawesi Selatan i.e. Belawae, Buntu Buangin, Dengeng-Dengeng, on Monday (7/8) at 04.00 local time.

The flash flood inundated initially in Dengeng-Dengeng, Pitu Riase Sub-district, Sidrap and widely spread to some other areas in Pitumpanua Sub-district, Wajo Regency, on Monday morning (7/8) at around 06.30 local time.

09 Aug 2017 description

Shaw, Jackie

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Two of the central challenges in building accountability for marginalised people are how to reach and meaningfully involve the most excluded, and how to establish the kinds of relationships that mean they can achieve, influence and expect government responsiveness.

08 Aug 2017 description

Foreword

by the EU Ambassador to ASEAN

The EU and ASEAN have a lot in common. Our shared history dates back for centuries and today, together, we represent the most mature and the most promising economies in the world. As we work together to address global challenges through a multilateral approach, we are both committed to regional integration as the most effective way to build stability and to reach prosperity. We are partners for the future.

06 Aug 2017 description
report Jakarta Post

Nethy Darma Somba

Jayapura | Thu, August 3, 2017 | 07:10 pm

Heavy downpour since early in the morning caused flash floods in many areas of Jayapura on Thursday.

Residents of the Papua's provincial capital were shocked when they woke up in the morning only to find their homes inundated.

“I was lucky I woke up early today, otherwise my belongings would have been completely soaked,” said Agustine, a resident of Kotaraja in Abepura.

05 Aug 2017 description
  • 132.8 M required for 2017

  • 30.6 M contributions received, representing 23% of requirements

  • 102.3 M funding gap for South East Asia

All figures are displayed in USD

04 Aug 2017 description

This bulletin examines trends in staple food and fuel prices, the cost of the basic food basket and consumer price indices for 69 countries in the second quarter of 2017 (April to June). The maps on pages 6–7 provide impact analysis dis-aggregated to sub-national level.

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