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17 Jan 2017 description

Those who have surfed Lakey Peak in Sumbawa will likely recall coming through the Bima City Airport.

On the 21st and 22nd of December, flash floods devastated the city of Bima; where SurfAid’s office is located, and near to SurfAid’s Mother and Child Health Program in the sub-district of Parado.

With up to two meters of flooding in some sub-districts, 66% of Bima city was affected, impacting 105,754 people.

13 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Pidie Jaya, Aceh: The crack starts near the door and cuts to the back wall through dusty tiles, a distance of some six or seven metres.

Considering the wreckage just a stone’s throw away – where homes lie in ruins, schools in piles of debris – the crack, which teachers at MIN Pangwa Islamic elementary school describe as the worst of the earthquake damage, might seem almost trivial.

But to Rajwa, 10, a fifth grade student, it is a kind of trigger -- a frightening reminder of an event that killed two of his classmates and forced his family from their home for weeks.

12 Jan 2017 description

The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) started early recovery activities to help the people of Aceh were hit by an earthquake Aceh Pidie Jaya. This activity is carried after a disaster emergency response, which expired last December 2016. PMI early recovery operations are focused on two activities, namely the recovery of livelihoods and people's homes through cash transfer programs (CTP) and the health of citizens.

10 Jan 2017 description

This report, under the project ‘finding the finance: climate compatible development in Asian cities’, contains a scoping study on how climate actions in cities in Indonesia can be financed. There are many source of funds such as from international and national level, however, the study also identifies source of funds at the local level that can be used to finance climate actions at city level.

09 Jan 2017 description
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Summary

The above-normal rains continued across Indonesia through November and brought more floods, landslides and consequently bigger losses, more infrastructure and crop damages. Weather conditions were however favourable for paddy planting.

09 Jan 2017 description
report Jakarta Post

Panca Nugraha

Head of the Disaster Mitigation Agency's (BPBD) West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) chapter Muhammad Rum said several targets set for the extended Bima flooding emergency relief period included the clearing of debris in schools and health centers in the next seven days at the latest.

He said the emergency relief period scheduled to expire on Jan. 5 had been extended by 14 days because the impacts of the flash floods, which swept several areas across Bima late last year, had not been fully dealt with.

09 Jan 2017 description
report Jakarta Post

Panca Nugraha

The process of rehabilitation and reconstruction following a series of flash floods that hit Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, late last year is predicted to take up to three years given the widespread impacts of the disaster.

09 Jan 2017 description

Synopsis

In December 2016, twelve years after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, Aceh was once again struck by an earthquake. However, over the past decade the landscape of responders has evolved and changed and there is need for better understanding of new actors to strengthen coordination during disasters.

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06 Jan 2017 description
report Jakarta Post

Panca Nugraha

Flash flooding in Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, has left huge social problems, forcing the city administration to extend its emergency relief period which should have ended on Jan. 5, by one week to Jan. 12.

The Bima administration recorded that as of Thursday, at least 900 residents were still taking refuge in temporary shelters in nine points across the city. Activities in several schools and community health centers (Puskesmas) have not yet returned to normal as they are still not yet free of garbage and flood debris.

04 Jan 2017 description

As we reported earlier in our report AMDA Indonesia dispatched two doctors to the flash flood affected area in Bima, NTB. Before departing Makassar on the 28th of December, the team prepared logistics such as medicine, medical tools and daily necessities for the team of two, namely Dr. Indra Sukmana Putra and Dr. Hendra Salim.

01 Jan 2017 description

BIMA – Chief of BNPB reopened Muhammadiyah Hospital after being paralyzed for 6 days due to flood in Kota Bima. In the remarks, Chief of BNPB mentioned that work hard from various parties had supported to improve the hospital, such as from the MDMC volunteers on Wednesday (28/12).

29 Dec 2016 description

BIMA – The local government is speeding up on emergency response after Bima flooding. The Vice President Jusuf Kalla instructed that emergency response in Kota Bima should be accelerated, during his visit at the Command Post of Emergency Response, located at Mayor Office on Wednesday (28/12).

“The sooner the better is in emergency response. Longer response will charge a lot of cost and disease will occur due to garbage and mud. As well mud sediment is getting hard and it is difficult to be removed,” the Vice President said.

29 Dec 2016 description

BIMA – Chief of BNPB reopened Muhammadiyah Hospital after being paralyzed for 6 days due to flood in Kota Bima. In the remarks, Chief of BNPB mentioned that work hard from various parties had supported to improve the hospital, such as from the MDMC volunteers on Wednesday (28/12).

29 Dec 2016 description

BIMA – Emergency response after the flash flood in Kota BIMA is still being conducted by local government and other stakeholders. Emergency status is still going on up to January 5, 2017 by the Mayor of Bima. Local activities are getting normal again. Evacuees are being treated better. Meanwhile, electric supply in the city is already 99,5%, 11 of 12 electric power plants has recovered by PLN. Only one of the plants located in Nungga, Rasanae Sub-district is not working.

29 Dec 2016 description

BIMA – Chief of the National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) Willem Rampangilei lead a coordination meeting after Bima flood at the Command Post located at Mayor Office on December 25, 2016. In the meeting, Willem said, “Bima is a district with good economic growth but it is prone to disaster. The disaster is an indicator how prone the district is so that it is required mitigation in term of disaster risk reduction. Local government has conducted emergency response very well, while collaboration among government and local community is good as well.

28 Dec 2016 description

Cyclone Yvette in the Indian Ocean caused hours of heavy rainfall on the 21st and 23rd of December. The downpour caused a flashflood that swept through most of the West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). According to the NTB Disaster Mitigation Agency, the flood had inundated 33 sub districts that are home to more than 100,000 people.

28 Dec 2016 description

Situation Analysis

December 7, 2016 at 05:03 WIB a strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.5 hit the Aceh province in Sumatra Island of Indonesia. The shock was reported to be at a depth of 8.2 km and the epicenter was located near the village of Reuleut in Pidie-Jaya regency. It is located about 164km (102mile) southeast of the province's capital, Banda Aceh. At least 102 people died in the quake, with at least 1,000 people injured and many more were forced to evacuate.