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14 Jul 2015 description

Feni Anggraini believes that happiness is when you can share the feeling with others.

Last year, when the student from Depok, West Java, was 18 years old, she became a volunteer to help the victims affected by the floods in South Jakarta. She joined an organization called Polytechnic Student Communication Forum in Indonesia (FKMPI), which had a specific program called FKMPI Care designed to perform social activities during and in the aftermath of disasters.

08 Jun 2015 description


The Asia Pacific zone (APZ) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) comprises the zone office in Kuala Lumpur, four regional offices in Suva (Pacific), Bangkok (Southeast Asia), Delhi (South Asia) and Beijing (East Asia) and 12 country offices, adopting a “best-positioned” strategy to support the national societies (NSs) in the zone according to their needs. Through this decentralized management structure, the Asia Pacific zone office directs the work of the regional and country offices.

27 Apr 2015 description


2014 was a year of several changes in Indonesia.

The country went through parliamentary and presidential elections, both without major incidents. Mr. Joko Widodo (‘Jokowi’) was elected as new the President of the country, while Mr. Jusuf Kalla was elected as Vice President. The opposition won the majority of the seats in the House of Representatives.

02 Jan 2015 description

Emergency Assistance to Communities Affected by Mount Kelud Eruption in East Java Province

Situation Overview

11 Sep 2014 description


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26 Mar 2014 description

Jakarta, 25 March 2014 Ref: ARES(2014)913081 Press Release

The European Commission has allocated € 100,000 (approx. IDR 1.5 billion) in assistance to the victims of the volcanic eruptions in eastern Java, Indonesia which left thousands with no home.

On 13 February 2014, the volcano Mount Kelud in the eastern parts of Indonesia’s Java province was shaken by a series of violent eruptions. At least seven people were killed and 70 injured. Approximately 100,000 people were displaced and some 20,000 houses damaged or destroyed.

18 Mar 2014 description
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The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Business | Wed, March 05 2014, 11:04 AM

The government is to provide seeds to victims of the eruptions from Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra and Mount Kelud in Kediri, East Java, to help recover their livelihoods, says a minister.

Agriculture Minister Suswono said on Tuesday that his ministry had allocated Rp 129 billion [US$11 million] to mitigate the impact the Mt. Sinabung eruption had on farmland and another Rp 103 billion to farmers affected by the Mt. Kelud eruption.

14 Mar 2014 description

The National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) reported 145 Disaster events – with whirlwinds being the most common followed by landslides and floods – resulting in a total of 26 deaths, at least 309,818 people affected and 40,628 houses damaged.

Mt. Kelud, East Java, erupted on 13 February killing seven people and prompting the evacuation of approximately 201,228 people from Blitar, Kediri, and Malang Districts to displacement centers across those regions.

11 Mar 2014 description
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The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Archipelago | Sun, March 09 2014, 7:58 PM

The reconstruction of houses affected by Mount Kelud’s eruption is entering the final stage with 12,184 houses having been repaired at a total cost of Rp 55 billion (US$4.80 billion) since the project started on Feb. 24.

Of a total target of 12,304 houses in the three regencies of Malang, Blitar, and Kediri, 99 percent have now been fixed.

Only 120 houses have not been fully repaired.

11 Mar 2014 description
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The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Archipelago | Wed, March 05 2014, 7:09 PM

The recent eruption of Mt. Kelud in Kediri, East Java, has disrupted springs in four districts causing local residents to suffer from clean water shortages.

The disruptions have occurred in four districts, namely Ngancar, Plosoklaten, Kepung and Puncu.

The Kediri Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesperson, Adi Suwignyo, said that besides covering the springs with volcanic materials, pipelines from the springs to water tanks were also damaged in the eruption.

04 Mar 2014 description

La espectacular erupción del volcán Kelud en Java ha afectado en los últimas días a alrededor de 200.000 personas. Al mismo tiempo, la situación humanitaria de las poblaciones desplazadas tras la erupción del volcán Sinabung, en la isla de Sumatra, se agrava

04 Mar 2014 description

(Extract) A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster On 2 February 2014, The Indonesian Volcanology and Geology Disaster Mitigation Centre (BVMG) set the status of Kelud volcano from NORMAL to AWARE. Eight days later, on 10 February at 16:00, the status was raised to ALERT.
On 13 February 2014 at 21:15, BVMG then increased the status further from ALERT (Level III) to DANGER (Level IV).

27 Feb 2014 description
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Apriadi Gunawan and Wahyoe Boediwardhana, The Jakarta Post, Karo, North Sumatra/Malang, East Java | Headlines | Tue, February 25 2014, 9:53 AM

Thousands of residents who have returned to their villages after being evacuated due to the eruptions of Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra and Mt. Kelud in East Java have found their lives to be harder than ever.

26 Feb 2014 description
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This service summarizes current satellite mapping activities of interest to GDACS stakeholders. It is issued weekly and based on contributions from map-producing entities and GDACS partners.


Burundi floods – GLIDE number: FL-2014-000019-BDI

24 Feb 2014 description
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By Dwi Handono, Save the Children, Indonesia

“I was afraid that rocks and fire would fall on me”, says Juniar, an 11-year old girl from the tiny village of Gogorejo in Indonesia.

Despite living within 10km of Mount Kelud, Juniar did not know that her home was in a disaster-prone area. When the volcano erupted on the night of 13 February, her father woke her and her little brother up.

A village on the move