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.
Environment & Natural Disasters
September 15, 2020
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
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
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
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
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 – 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
Laila Afifa, Jakarta – The safety of environmental defenders and indigenous communities are increasingly under threat.
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 – 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 – 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 – Indonesia has witnessed 1,928 disasters in 2020 so far, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has reported.
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
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
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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
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
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 – 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
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.
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
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
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
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.