Antara, Jakarta – The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reported that floods and landslides that struck Manado, North Sulawesi, on January 27, caused damage to hundreds of resi
Environment & Natural Disasters
January 31, 2023
January 28, 2023
Maria Fransisca Lahur, Jakarta – The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) predicted that there will be lesser rainfall intensity this year compared to the previous thr
January 24, 2023
Antara, Banda Aceh – The Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) of North Aceh district, Aceh province, has reported that 21,389 people from 4,234 families have been affected by the
Jamal Abdun Nashr, Semarang – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) assessed that disasters occurring on Java Island were attributable to poor spatial planning.
January 17, 2023
Adi Renaldi – It was just another one fine day in late May 2022 when tidal floods hit the Lamicitra industrial zone inside Tanjung Emas Port in Semarang, north of Central Java, at aroun
January 13, 2023
Iwan Kurniawan, Jakarta – Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) head Dwikorita Karnawati forecasted that January 2023 will be the peak of rainy season and t
January 11, 2023
Maria Fransisca Lahur, Jakarta – More than 70 residents' houses in Southwest Maluku of Maluku Province were damaged following the 7.5-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday, January 11, at 00:
January 10, 2023
Antara, Imaji Lasahido (Intern), Jakarta – The National Police stated that they are prepared to confront natural and non-natural disasters in 2023 through Operation Aman Nusa II.
January 6, 2023
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Environmental watchdog Satya Bumi lamented the government's enactment of regulation in lieu of law or Perppu No.
January 5, 2023
Amy Heppy, Jakarta – The Jakarta Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) said that the floods that submerged parts of the capital city had receded on Wednesday night.
January 3, 2023
Aninda Dewayanti, Maria Monica Wihardja – There is high awareness among Indonesians about the urgency of climate change and the adoption of environmentally friendly habits but until eve
January 2, 2023
Antara, Imaji Lasahido, Purwokerto – The flood on several roads in the Semarang area and its surroundings began to recede and the train routes to the northern Java area gradually return
December 30, 2022
Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – While 2022 saw a reduction in the occurrence of natural disasters, the death toll nonetheless ranked the highest in four years as a result of the deadly Cianjur,
Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Surabaya – The Indonesian Navy sent hospital-ship KRI Soeharso-990 to bring logistics and to evacuate hundreds of residents and tourists stranded on Bawean Island
Isabel Esterman – Home to the world's third-largest expanse of tropical forest, the world's fourth-biggest population, and frequently ranked among the world's top 10 greenhouse gas emit
December 29, 2022
Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – What began as a tweet from a National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) climatologist has spiraled into conflicting weather warnings that bamboozled many Grea
Apriadi Gunawan, Me – A woman died on Wednesday after becoming trapped in a flood that hit Emplasmen village in Labuhan Batu regency, North Sumatra.
December 24, 2022
December 20, 2022
Ben Wray – Due to the strength of their diverse indigenous traditions and the unique biodiversity of their lands, it is axiomatic for West Papuans that human life and nature are insepar
December 12, 2022
Aloysius Efraim Leonard, Jakarta – With over 700,000 followers on TikTok, the Pandawara Group puts waste problems under the spotlight, inspiring others to care for the environmen
December 6, 2022
Lumajang, East Java – Rescuers evacuated more people Monday from nearby villages after the eruption of Mount Semeru, with officials warning of danger from cooling lava despite less acti
December 5, 2022
BTV, Cianjur, West Java – The government will build 1,800 earthquake-resistant houses for residents in areas worst hit by the November 21 earthquake that killed more than 300 people in
December 4, 2022
Agencies, Jakarta – A quake of 6.1 magnitude hit West Java area on Saturday, the Geophysics Agency BMKG said, sending people running out of buildings.
Agencies, Lumajang, East Java – Thousands of villagers living near Mount Semeru were racing for refuge Sunday to the wail of emergency sirens as lava snaked towards their homes under a
December 3, 2022
Jakarta – A 5.7-magnitude earthquake has hit Indonesia's main island of Java, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, shaking the same town devastated by another quake last mon
November 30, 2022
Lorcan Lovett – The development rights to an entire Indonesian archipelago with more than 100 tropical islands is set to be auctioned next week, sparking concerns for the environmental
November 29, 2022
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – The Jakarta Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) reported that six roads were inundated and 19 neighboring units or RT were flooded as of 9 p.m.
November 28, 2022
Antara, Cikarang – The Bekasi Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) sent assistance to victims of the tidal flood in Muaragembong District on Sunday, November 27, 2022.
Jakarta – The death toll from an earthquake that hit West Java last week has risen to 321 as rescuers found more bodies on Sunday, the national disaster mitigation agency said.
November 25, 2022
Agencies, Cianjur, West Java – Authorities struggled on Thursday to get aid to thousands of people displaced by a deadly earthquake in West Java, as rain-triggered landslides and diffic
November 24, 2022
Jakarta – The earthquake that struck on Monday in Cianjur, West Java, has reminded us once again that there is no way to fight the power of nature.
November 23, 2022
Adi Renaldi, Jakarta – Safety standards for school buildings in Indonesia should be prioritised after Monday's earthquake, experts have said, as more rescuers and volunteers were deploy
Dio Suhenda and Adi Marsiela, Jakarta – Aid from the government continues to pour into Cianjur regency in West Java, with President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo also traveling to the scene of M
Driving rain and the danger of landslides disrupted the work of Indonesian rescue workers searching on Wednesday for survivors of an earthquake that killed 271 people, with an official
November 22, 2022
Edna Tarigan and FirmanTaufiq, Cianjur, Indonesia – Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said his government would hand out compensation to victims and their families after an earthquake s
Rebecca Ratcliffe, Adi Renaldi in Jakarta with agencies – Indonesian rescue workers were racing to reach people still trapped in rubble one day after an earthquake struck the main islan
November 21, 2022
Divya Karyza, Jakarta – A recently announced international climate financing deal will kick-start Indonesia's efforts to wean itself off coal-fired power plants, though the country must
November 18, 2022
Aninda Dewayanti – Activist groups in Indonesia inspired by Islamic and pro-environment ideas have the potential to do more to address climate change problems, provided those in charge
November 16, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Environment Office has established a forum that will encourage collaboration among several parties to support air quality improvement in the capital city.
November 15, 2022
Jakarta – The Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a global non-profit organization, has pledged $36 million for investment in sustainable projects or solutions to help Indonesia reduce ocean
Greenpeace, Jakarta – Ahead of the G20 Summit, activists from Greenpeace Indonesia projected a message that reads "Just Energy Transition NOW" on the popular Melasti Beach cliff located
Justin Jin Soong Liew and Chun Sheng Goh – Since proclaiming independence in 1945, Indonesia's leaders have not been shy about their ambitions to transform the county into an economic p
November 11, 2022
Greenpeace, Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia on Thursday lamented the Indonesian government's climate stance mentioned by Vice President Ma'ruf Amin in his opening speech at the United Na
November 9, 2022
Jakarta – The Jakarta administration is beefing up its preparations for the extreme weather that is forecast to hit the capital until February as a result of the La Nina weather phenome
November 6, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – The floods that have submerged several areas in Aceh Tamiang District, Aceh Province, over the past few days have prompted 23,380 residents to evacuate to higher groun
November 4, 2022
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Thousands of residents have taken refuge from flooding in North Sumatra's Labuhan Batu Utara and Langkat regencies following heavy rains that began on Wednesday
November 3, 2022
Jakarta – A tsunami as high as 34 meters could be triggered by an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.9 in and around Java and Sumatra islands, according to a report recently released by I