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Environment & Natural Disasters

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September 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 15, 2020

Jakarta – Wara village in North Luwu regency, South Sulawesi has reportedly been inundated for two months as a reservoir in the neighborhood was damaged by a flash flood on July 13.

September 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 14, 2020

Jakarta – People living in Sikka regency, East Nusa Tenggara are experiencing a clean water shortage as groundwater rapidly depletes due to a long dry season in the region and some part

September 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 13, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Two-day torrential rain led to flooding in Merbau district of North Labuhan Batu regency, North Sumatra, on Sunday, causing damage to public facilities and forc

September 12, 2020

Channel News Asia - September 12, 2020

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Professor Bambang Hero Saharjo had just arrived at a court to testify as an expert witness in an environmental crime case when he received a phone call.

September 11, 2020

Mongabay - September 11, 2020

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Newly published research has linked the spread of oil palm and rubber plantations across a wetland area of Indonesia's Sumatra Island to worsening floods in the

September 9, 2020

Mongabay - September 9, 2020

Basten Gokkon, Jakarta – Proper management of plastic waste is lacking in coastal communities in Indonesia, the No. 2 contributor to the ocean plastic crisis.

September 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 6, 2020

Jakarta – As many as 54,194 people have been affected by a drought in Bogor, West Java, the Bogor Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD Bogor) has said.

September 5, 2020

Tempo - September 5, 2020

Laila Afifa, Jakarta – The safety of environmental defenders and indigenous communities are increasingly under threat.

September 3, 2020

Tempo - September 3, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – The Environment and Forestry Ministry's observation of the ambient air quality shows that Bekasi City's average air particles smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5) from Jan

September 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 2, 2020

Jakarta – With 15 of 18 districts in Yogyakarta's Gunungkidul regency hit by drought, authorities estimate that more than 120,000 residents will experience a shortage of water.

September 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 1, 2020

Jakarta – Deskiel Haning of the Rote Ndao Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) said the five villages were Holulai, Nentenaen, Meoain, Lifuleo and Pukuafu.

August 31, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 31, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesia has witnessed 1,928 disasters in 2020 so far, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has reported.

August 29, 2020

Channel News Asia - August 29, 2020

Nivell Rayda, Beting, West Java – With a watchful eye, Sanusi scanned the water in front of him as he drove his wooden boat along an unnamed narrow offshoot of West Java's Citarum River

August 27, 2020

Mongabay - August 27, 2020

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – Pollution from nearby coal-fired power plants is choking the citizens of Jakarta, slashing years off their life expectancy, and turning the city into one o

August 25, 2020

August 20, 2020

CNBC - August 20, 2020

When Melati Wijsen set out to rid Bali of plastic bags at the age of 12, she could hardly have imagined it would catapult her onto the world stage, leading a global movement of young so

August 10, 2020

Reuters - August 10, 2020

Angie Teo, Jakarta – An Indonesian volcano spewed a giant ash cloud 5 kilometres into the sky on Monday in its second eruption in three days, emitting a thunderous noise and turning th

August 3, 2020

Channel News Asia - August 3, 2020

Jack Board, Dili – An alien structure is humming over the distant lapping of some of the world's clearest and biodiverse waters.

July 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 27, 2020

Jakarta – The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has predicted that the dry season will last until October while also issuing drought warnings for four regions in In

July 17, 2020

Tempo - July 17, 2020

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The number of death tolls from flash floods that struck Masamba, North Luwu Regency, South Sulawesi, on Monday evening, July 13, was increasing.

Tempo - July 17, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – The Head of the Sorong Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD), Herlin Sasabone, confirmed that four people died due to flood and landslide that hit the city on Thursday ni

July 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 16, 2020

Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has predicted dry weather, even droughts, in several areas of the country over the next few week

Reuters - July 16, 2020

Yuddy Cahya Budiman and Willy Kurniawan, Suralaya – Indonesian fisherman Ramidin says he used to catch stingray by paddling just off the shore of his village, but as a giant coal power

July 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - July 15, 2020

Andi Hajramuni, Makassar – Severe flooding that hit North Luwu regency, South Sulawesi, on Monday, has left at least 15 people dead and dozens more missing.