Jakarta – Although banned by law, 22 open waste dumping sites are still operating. The principle of reduce, reuse, recycle is still nothing more than a slogan.
Environment & Natural Disasters
February 27, 2021
February 26, 2021
Lani Diana Wijaya, Jakarta – Head of Jakarta Bina Marga Agency Hari Nugroho said nearly 6,900 roads in five Jakarta areas were damaged due to heavy rainfall leading to floods.
February 23, 2021
Caesar Akbar, Adam Prireza, Jakarta – The Jakarta Provincial Government planned to summon property developers to discuss the impacts of their development in the capital city, including
February 21, 2021
Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Thousands of residents were evacuated to temporary shelters on Saturday (Feb 20) as floods hit Jakarta and its surrounding areas after heavy rain that peaked o
Jakarta – Five people were killed in the severe floods that submerged entire neighborhoods in Jakarta, authorities said Sunday, as residents returned to clean their homes and salvage be
Antara, Jakarta – Floods submerged several areas in Jakarta's western suburb of Tangerang on Saturday, prompting thousands of people to shift to higher ground.
February 20, 2021
Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – Floods inundated parts of Jakarta on Saturday, forcing thousands to leave their homes following heavy rains in the past few days.
Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – An overnight downpour has flooded Jakarta on Saturday morning but a city official was quick to claim that the impact was not serious as less than 1 percent of n
February 19, 2021
Yogyakarta – Mount Merapi, one of the world's most active volcanoes, erupted on Friday, belching out fiery red lava.
February 16, 2021
Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Indonesian rescuers have taken extra measures to protect themselves from being infected with Covid-19, as they battle floods in Jakarta and the surrounding reg
February 15, 2021
Nganjuk, Indonesia – Torrential rains triggered a landslide on Indonesia's main island of Java, killing at least four people and leaving 14 others missing, as emergency personnel diggin
Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) on Sunday reported that a major landslide had happened in an East Java village in the province's area of Nganjuk w
February 9, 2021
Adam Prireza, Jakarta – Jakarta's Environment Agency picks up garbage in rivers that are carried away after the rain.
Johan Purnomo and Tommy Ardiansyah, Jakarta – Floods, heavy rain and power outages led people to evacuate their homes in parts of Indonesia's capital on Monday, with the conditions – wo
February 8, 2021
Antara, Jayapura, Papua – State-owned Pertamina-Papua and Maluku Regional Office has distributed its aid packages to flood victims currently taking refuge in Pramuka building of Arso Sw
Dozens of South Jakarta residents have been evacuated after their homes were flooded amid heavy rainfall throughout the capital on Sunday afternoon that carried on into Monday morning.
Antara, Jakarta – Traffic on Jalan Jatinegara Barat, East Jakarta, was congested as part of the road was flooded following the overflow of the Ciliwung River on Monday morning, February
Mathias Hariyadi, Jakarta – The massive floods that hit Semarang in recent days have sowed chaos and confusion.
Sienna Curnow, Jakarta – Two thirds of Indonesia's territory is comprised of water – which continues to serve as a dumping ground for much of the population's waste.
February 7, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – As a country located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, Indonesia is prone to natural disasters such as volcano eruption, earthquake, and tsunami, and hence its residents mu
Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia, which is home to one of the world's largest mangrove forests, has set a target of rehabilitating 150,000 hectares (ha) of its area under mangroves in 2021.
February 6, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – Semarang City in Central Java is widely submerged by floods due to the rain pouring over the city from Friday until today, Feb. 5-6.
Jakarta – A surreal, blood-red river inundated the Indonesian village of Jenggot after floods hit a nearby batik factory on Saturday, causing a frenzy on social media.
February 5, 2021
Yance Wenda, Jayapura – Flood victims and an environmental activist in Sentani in Jayapura Regency, West Papua, have identified that poor water management in the area and environmental
February 4, 2021
Fransiska Nangoy, Fathin Ungku, Jakarta – Indonesia will no longer permit mining waste to be disposed in the ocean to allay concerns about the environmental impact of processing nickel