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November 23, 2022

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

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

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

November 1, 2022

October 30, 2022

Tempo - October 30, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – As many as 3 people have been killed and one person has been reported missing following the recent flood in South Lampung district, Lampung province, the National Disa

October 29, 2022

Antara News - October 29, 2022

Ni Rhismawati, Uyu Liman, Denpasar, Bali – The Denpasar city government along with the military and police have cleaned the mangrove forest area in the Ngurah Rai City Forest and Luhur

Kompas.com - October 29, 2022

Hisnudita Hagiworo – Volunteers from the Dompet Dhuafa Foundation together with GreenFaith, the "Aisyiyah" Environment and Disaster Relief Foundation (LLHPB) and EcoBhinneka Muhammadiya

October 28, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 28, 2022

Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Sidoarjo, East Java – Heavy rains and strong winds that hit on Monday and Tuesday have left hundreds of homes damaged in Sidoarjo and Jember regencies in East Java

October 26, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 26, 2022

Theresia Sufa, Bogor, West Java – The Bogor, West Java, municipal administration tore down three buildings on Tuesday, following a landslide in Kebon Kelapa subdistrict, which killed fo

Tempo - October 26, 2022

Tempo.Co, Jakarta – One of the priorities from Heru Budi Hartono after being sworn in as Acting Governor of Jakarta is to meet with the Public Works and Public Housing Minister Basuki H

October 25, 2022

Antara News - October 25, 2022

Devi Nindy Sari R, Resinta S, Jakarta – The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) reminded the Bali provincial government to watch out for wet hydrometeorological disasters, such a

October 21, 2022

Tempo - October 21, 2022

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – The Jakarta High Court upheld the Central Jakarta District Court's ruling which stated that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, the Environment Minister, the Home

Coconuts Bali - October 21, 2022

Bali Vice Governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati says he is going along with the suggestion that vast land development on the island has worsened flash floods, which have claimed

October 18, 2022

Tempo - October 18, 2022

Antara, Bogor – Landslides and floods in Bogor City have killed seven people for the past week.

Tempo - October 18, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Flash flood hit Blitar Regency, East Java. The Blitar Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) reported that 13 villages in five sub-districts were affected.

October 14, 2022

Tempo - October 14, 2022

Antara, Bogor – After Bogor City Mayor Bima Arya officially issued that the city is under disaster alert until December, the city's budget for unforeseen expenses or BTT has been increa

October 12, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 12, 2022

Deni Ghifari, Jakarta – An Indonesian start-up working with the government in a waste management program says it needs more trash to scale-up operations and eventually process recyclabl

October 11, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 11, 2022

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – On the heels of fatal flooding in Greater Jakarta and beyond last week, vast swathes of the archipelago are being asked to prepare for more extreme wet weather in

CNN Indonesia - October 11, 2022

Jakarta – The Jakarta chapter of the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has criticised a statement by Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan who blamed extreme weather as the only ca

October 7, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 7, 2022

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – Greater Jakarta braces for more flooding after heavy downpours swept through many neighborhoods, causing massive floods and severing major thoroughfares in the pa

October 6, 2022

Jakarta Globe - October 6, 2022

Beritasatu, Jakarta – At least three students of a state Islamic junior high school in South Jakarta died on Thursday after walls in a section of the school building were swept by flood

October 4, 2022

Tempo - October 4, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Environmental Agency planned to install 14 more units of air quality sensors across the capital city in order to increase the validity of air quality in th

October 2, 2022

Jakarta Post - October 2, 2022

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The North Tapanuli Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) in North Sumatra has recorded to date that at least one person has been killed and 24 injured, with 952 hom

September 28, 2022

Antara News - September 28, 2022

Boyke Ledy W, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – Deputy Chairperson of the People's Consultative Assembly (MPR) Yandri Susanto emphasized that compensation for Lapindo mudflow victims should be pai

September 26, 2022

Jakarta Globe - September 26, 2022

Yudha Baskoro, Jakarta – Hundreds of protesters, students, and environmental activists, who were members of environment advocacy group Kolektif Bumi Butuh Aksi, staged a climate strike

Jakarta Globe - September 26, 2022

Novy Lumanauw, Jakarta – Indonesia sent humanitarian aid on Monday to help ease the burden on the 800,000 Pakistani people displaced by the floods and landslides in the South Asian coun

September 24, 2022

Klik Times - September 24, 2022

Anggi Dwi Anggraeni, Jakarta – Thousands of people from various parts of Indonesia who are part of the Earth Needs Action (BBA) collective voiced their anxiety about the threat of the c

September 23, 2022

Pilar.id - September 23, 2022

Rizki Liasari, Jakarta – The Jogja Fossil Free Community in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta held a Global Climate Strike (GCS) 2022 action with a joint mural at the Kewek Bridge in

September 22, 2022

Jakarta Post - September 22, 2022

Theresia Sufa, Bogor – The Bogor regency's environmental agency has reported heavy pollution in Cileungsi River, which has been a source of raw water for the regency and the Bekasi city

September 18, 2022

Reuters - September 18, 2022

Michael Taylor, Demak, Central Java – In a coastal community on Central Java, villagers must constantly take soil and stones to local graveyards to secure the resting places of their de

September 16, 2022

September 15, 2022

Tempo - September 15, 2022
Nabila Nurshafira, Jakarta – Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani in the HSBC Summit on Wednesday said the climate crisis the world population faces will have a lasting effect far worse than th

September 11, 2022

Reuters - September 11, 2022

Jakarta – About 200 people evacuated to higher ground after an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck islands in western Indonesia on Sunday, causing some property damage, the country's dis

September 10, 2022

Agence France-Presse - September 10, 2022

Timika, Indonesia – A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted a coastal region of Papua in eastern Indonesia on Saturday morning and was followed by two weaker aftershocks minutes later,

September 9, 2022

Agence France-Presse - September 9, 2022

As Indonesia's capital Jakarta grapples with overflowing plastic waste and pollution pours into the sea, one burgeoning business is trying to turn rubbish into revenue.

September 7, 2022

CNN Indonesia - September 7, 2022

Jakarta – Greenpeace Indonesia says that around 93 percent of Jakarta residents are breathing dangerously polluted air with particulate matter content five times the safe limit set by t