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03 Oct 2017 description

At the invitation of the Myanmar Government, we visited Northern Rakhine today. We went to a number of villages in Maungdaw and Rathedaung districts and met a mixture of local communities.

This initiative by the Government of Myanmar allowed us to show support for the many people of all communities in northern Rakhine who have suffered and still feel great insecurity.

20 Aug 2017 description

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.

20 Aug 2017 description

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.

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.

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.

18 Jul 2017 description

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.

07 Jun 2017 description

JAKARTA – Heavy rain with high intensity and lasting in a long period accompanied with critical condition of watersheds have caused flooding in several places in Sulawesi region. Thousands of houses flooded, even causing casualties.

Heavy rain that lasted long enough flushed Tolitoli District. It triggered Tuwelei River and Lembe River overflowed. Flash flood hit four sub-districts in Lampasio, Baolan, Galang and Dakopamean, Tolitoli Regency, Sulawesi Tengah Province on Saturday (3/6) at around 13:00 pm. Water level of the flood in settlements was about 1 to 3 meters.

07 Jun 2017 description

JAKARTA – Flood inundated thousands of houses in Gorontalo Regency. Heavy rain that lasted long enough caused rivers overflowing. Therefore, it triggered flooding in Gorontalo Regency, Gorontalo Province on Friday (2/6). The heavy rain caused some rivers overflowing, such as Marisa River crossing over Limboto Barat, Moloupo River in Limboto and as well Monggelomo River crossing Tibawa sub-district.

23 Apr 2017 description

JAKARTA – Downpour within a long period fell in Bogor caused increasing discharge of Ciliwung River at upstream part. Water level of the river monitored in Katulampa which is up to 170 cm means the status of Siaga 2 on Thursday (13/4) at 20.30 pm. Until 21.15 pm, the status of the river was still the same level. The rain still occurs in Bogor.

22 Apr 2017 description

JAKARTA – Rain with high intensity and long period at upstream area triggered flash flood over two regencies in Aceh Tenggara on Tuesday (11/4) at 18 pm. Flash flood carrying mud materials and trees caused victims and damages. The flash flood ran fast. There were 8 villages in 2 sub-district affected directly, i.e. Semadam (Suka Makmur and Lawe Beringin Village) and Lawe Sigala-Gala (Lawe Rakat, Lawe Kesumpat, Batu Dua Ratus, Lawe Sigala Barat, Kayu Mbelin and Lawe Tua Gabungan Village).

21 Apr 2017 description
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In Indonesia, food prices tend to rise before and during Ramadan, especially for chicken meat, eggs and onion, reflecting the increased seasonal demand during the fasting month.

Price fluctuations stress food and nutrition security of the most vulnerable households who spend a large proportion of their expenditures on food. At national level, 62 percent of Indonesian households can afford the least expensive nutritious diet, meaning that even without seasonal price increases, 4 out of 10 Indonesians cannot afford a balanced and nutritious food.

14 Apr 2017 description

JAKARTA – Potential landslide is increasing in Ponorogo. Slope crack with rumble sound in Dayakan Village, Badegan, Ponorogo triggers number of evacuees increasing. At the beginning, number of evacuees from Watuagung Sub village, Dayakan is 249 but now the number is 341 people. Rumble sounds were identified as many as 21 times on Monday (10/4). The ground crack identified reaches 300 m long and 40 cm wide and 3 m depth in Watuagung. Local authority reported that 91 affected local residents from Kliur Sub village (RT 8) whose houses are located under Watuagung Sub village.

09 Apr 2017 description

JAKARTA - Cracking slope has been identified to potentially trigger landslide in Ponorogo. While the evacuation process of 25 vicitms were being conducted in Banaran Village, Pulung. Cracking slope was identified in different locations in Ponorogo.

04 Apr 2017 description

JAKARTA – The joint SAR Team found 1 victim buried by landslide in Banaran Village, Pulung, Ponorogo. The victim was found in sector C on Monday (3/4) at 14.10 pm. The victim immediately identified by the DVI team, medical police team of Jawa Timur. The dead victim was identified as Sunadi (47).

Thus the 3 dead victims have been found i.e. Katemi (70), Iwan Danang Suwandi (30) and Sunadi (47). Victims have been buried. The three victims located in Tangkil Sub-village, Banaran village, District Pulung, Ponorogo.

02 Apr 2017 description

Posted On 02 April 2017 18:15 WIB

JAKARTA - As many as 1.655 SAR personnel from BPBD, TNI, Polri, Basarnas, Tagana, PMI, SKPD, NGO, volunteer and local residents kept searching 28 victims buried in Banaran Village, Pulung, Ponorogo. The Joint SAR found 2 victims dead. The victims were delivered to identification post. There are 26 people still missing buried the landslide in searching.

02 Apr 2017 description

Posted On 01 April 2017 17:20 WIB

JAKARTA – Search and Rescue Team from Koramil, Polsek Pulung, Tagana, BPBD Ponorogo, Health Agency that is supported by volunteer and local residents are conducting evacuation process in Tangkil Sub-village, Banaran Village, Pulung, Ponorogo, Jawa Timur. Landslide that was caused by heights up to 100 meter collapsed on Saturday (1/4) at 8 am.

02 Apr 2017 description

Posted On 01 April 2017 12:30 WIB  

JAKARTA - landslide hit back local settlement and caused victims. The heavy rain lasted since Friday night neighborhoods and cause casualties. The rain that lasted from Friday night (31/3) triggered landslide at Banaran Village, Pulung, Ponorogo, Jawa Timur on Saturday (1/4), at 06.00 pm.

09 Jan 2017 description
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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.

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.