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Environment & Natural Disasters

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November 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 16, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – The authorities should boost efforts to raise local communities' preparedness in the face of disaster warnings and weather signals so as to improve the country'

November 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 12, 2020

Jakarta – Emergency response authorities have evacuated 1,294 residents from parts of Yogyakarta and Central Java in the vicinity of Mount Merapi in anticipation of heightened volcanic

November 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 11, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government needs to issue fiscal measures such as cutting fossil fuel subsidies and providing renewable energy incentives to slow climate change and to

November 9, 2020

Tempo - November 9, 2020

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Former finance minister Chatib Basri said global investors were starting to consider environmental issues and avoid investing in projects considered detriment

November 6, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 6, 2020

Jakarta – Authorities have started evacuating hundreds of residents living in disaster-prone areas around Mount Merapi in Magelang, Central Java, following the warning of a potential er

November 1, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 1, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Storms that hit Greater Jakarta on Sunday have led to blackouts in several parts of the capital and its satellite regions, causing some residents to comp

October 31, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 31, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Three Indonesian biosphere reserves have been added to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves by the UNESCO Man and Biosphere Program following a high-le

October 30, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 30, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Two residents of Cilacap, Central Java, have been admitted to the Banyumas Medika Hospital for intensive care after contracting COVID-19 while sheltering from f

October 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 29, 2020

Jakarta – The amount of medical waste found in the Cisadane River has been increasing since the COVID-19 pandemic began, says Tangerang City Environment Agency head Dedi Suhada.

October 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 26, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Jakarta – The Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Center (PVMBG) has warned the public to avoid Mount Sinabung in Karo regency, North Sumatra, and has evacuate

October 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 25, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – More than 100 tons of carp and tilapia in Lake Toba, Samosir regency, North Sumatra were found dead on Thursday, possibly due to extreme weather, local official

October 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 23, 2020

Jakarta – The Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency (Bapeten) has said that the radiation level in part of the Batan Indah housing complex in South Tangerang has returned to normal after rad

October 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 17, 2020

Jakarta – Seven neighborhood units (RTs) in South Jakarta and West Jakarta were inundated after a heavy downpour in the capital on Friday afternoon.

October 14, 2020

The Diplomat - October 14, 2020

Phelim Kine – The Indonesian parliament gambled that its hasty approval of a controversial economic stimulus plan on October 5 would effectively mitigate public anger about its problema

October 13, 2020

Mongabay - October 13, 2020

Hans Nicholas Jong, Philip Jacobson – Multiple versions of a sweeping deregulation law passed in Indonesia last week contain substantial differences affecting the nation's plantation se

October 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 12, 2020

Jakarta – At least 1,000 residents from six districts in Garut regency, West Java, have been displaced by flash floods and landslides due to torrential rainfall in the region since Sund

CNN - October 12, 2020

Helen Regan – Last week, Indonesia's parliament passed a controversial and sweeping jobs law that environmentalists say will have a disastrous impact on the country's forests and rich b

October 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 5, 2020

Jakarta – Moderate to heavy rain in Greater Jakarta on Sunday night has left at least 56 neighborhood units (RT) inundated and displaced hundreds of residents.

Reuters - October 5, 2020

London – Global investors managing $4.1 trillion in assets have written to Indonesia's government to express concerns that a flagship "Job Creation" bill that is due to come before parl

October 4, 2020

Tempo - October 4, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – Flash floods submerged hundreds of houses in the southern part of Cianjur District, West Java, on Saturday, compelling hundreds of families to evacuate to higher groun

October 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - October 3, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has warned that the current La Nina weather phenomenon could increase accumulated precipitation in Ind

September 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 25, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti, Jakarta – National COVID-19 task force spokesperson Wiku Adisasmito has warned the public about possible infection clusters at shelters for flood victims as the rainy sea

September 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 24, 2020

Jakarta – Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan has said that air pollution is a significant health issue in the capital, causing more than 5 million illnesses a year.

Jakarta Post - September 24, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a multimillion-dollar loan to support Indonesia's disaster resilience by providing quick access to emerg