BANDA ACEH – Aceh Disaster Management Agency (BPBA) formed the rehabilitation and reconstruction acceleration team after the earthquake hit Pidie, Pidie Jaya and Bireuen on December 7, 2016. The information about the formation was delivered by Head in Charge of BPBA Yusmadi in a coordination meeting on rehabilitation and reconstruction in post disaster of earthquake in the three regencies two days ago (16/8) in Banda Aceh, Aceh. The Minister of BNPB Willem Rampangilei, the Secretary General Dody Ruswandi, and Deputy of Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Harmensyah attended the meeting.
PIDIE JAYA – Rehabilitation and reconstruction fund after Aceh earthquake in 2016 (Regency of Pidie, Pidie Jaya and Bireuen) as many as Rp 626,3 billion has disbursed. It was delivered by Minister of National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB) Willem Rampangilei as he visited Pidie Jaya for accelerating rehabilitation and reconstruction in post disaster of Aceh earthquake.
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.
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.
New Indonesia report highlights critical role of ending child poverty and violence to achieving sustainable development
NEW YORK/JAKARTA, 18 July 2017 –The Government of Indonesia and UNICEF today launched a new report showcasing the progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals that the country has made for children, acknowledging challenges and highlighting the crucial role of preventing violence against children in reducing poverty.