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January 31, 2023

Tempo - January 31, 2023

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

January 28, 2023

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - January 24, 2023

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

Equitorial - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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

Fulcrum - 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

Tempo - 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

Jakarta Post - 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,

Jakarta Post - December 30, 2022

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

Mongabay - December 30, 2022

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

Jakarta Post - 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

Jakarta Post - December 29, 2022

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

Open Democracy - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Agence France-Presse - 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

Jakarta Globe - 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

Jakarta Post - 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.

Jakarta Post - December 4, 2022

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

Agence France-Presse - 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

The Guardian - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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.

Agence France-Presse - November 28, 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

Jakarta Post - 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 Post Editorial - 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

The Guardian - 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

Jakarta Post - November 23, 2022

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

Associated Press - November 23, 2022

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

Associated Press - 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

The Guardian - November 22, 2022

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

Jakarta Post - 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

Fulcrum - 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

Tempo - 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 Globe - 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

Tempo - November 15, 2022

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

Mongabay - November 15, 2022

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

Tempo - 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 Post - 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

Tempo - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Kyodo News - 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