The Israeli occupation army stormed Friday morning the Indonesian Hospital in the northern Gaza Strip, executed a wounded Palestinian woman in cold blood, and wounded and arrested six o
Humanitarian Aid & Reconstruction
November 24, 2023
November 23, 2023
Mahmoud Barakat, Istanbul – The Israeli army has called for the evacuation of the Indonesian Hospital in northern Gaza Strip within four hours, a Palestinian Health Ministry official sa
November 22, 2023
Jakarta – Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has "strongly condemned" Israeli tank attacks on the Indonesian Hospital in Gaza on Nov 20, in which 12 civilians were killed.
November 21, 2023
Palestinian Territories – Gaza's Hamas-run health ministry said Monday 200 patients were evacuated from a hospital with the help of the Red Cross just hours after it was hit by a deadly
November 20, 2023
Yakoota Dandashia, Gaza City, Palestine – At least 12 people were killed and scores injured in Israeli shelling of the Indonesian Hospital in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday, the Heal
Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – The Indonesian government on Monday sent humanitarian supplies worth $2 million to Palestine in response to the worsening medical crisis amid relentless I
November 18, 2023
Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – Indonesian medics have held a communal prayer event in Jakarta to call for a ceasefire and an end to the "genocide" in Gaza where the Indonesia Hosp
November 16, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The National Alms Agency (Baznas) informed on Wednesday that it has so far received Rp50.5 billion (around US$3.3 million) in the first stage of humanitarian fund coll
November 10, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The director of the Indonesian Hospital in Gaza, Atef al-Kahlout, on Thursday, Nov.
November 9, 2023
Jakarta – The Foreign Ministry publicly defended on Monday the Indonesia Hospital in Gaza from Israeli allegations linking the privately funded health facility to Hamas, a group that la
November 6, 2023
Riri Rahayu, Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian government planned to send the second batch of humanitarian aid worth Rp31.9 billion or US$2 million to Palestine next week through the Ind
November 5, 2023
Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is ready to send its naval hospital ship to the waters near Gaza, Palestine, to provide medical treatments to the victims of Israeli assaults
November 4, 2023
Helmut Timothy, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Saturday oversaw the dispatch of 51.5 tons of aid worth Rp 24.1 billion ($1.5 million) from Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Ea
Kornelius Purba, Jakarta – There are always mixed feelings between pride, sadness, anxiety and frustration when international news agencies, such as Reuters and AFP, and t
October 31, 2023
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced that the Indonesian government would dispatch its first batch of humanitarian aid to Palestine.
October 30, 2023
Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – An Indonesian-funded hospital in Gaza is struggling to treat a deluge of patients wounded in Israeli bombardment amid dwindling medicine stocks and
August 1, 2023
Jakarta – The government will this week send aid to remote areas of the eastern Papua, where thousands are facing hunger brought on by drought, the chief of national disaster agency sai
May 9, 2023
Indonesia has sent 30 tons of relief supplies to aid the Vanuatu government's recovery efforts post three major natural disasters earlier this year.
May 13, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Religious leaders in predominantly Catholic Timor-Leste have launched joint efforts to provide aid to victims of recent floods and residents affected by Covid-19 r
January 11, 2012
Banjir Ambarita & Antara, Jayapura – Citing an improved security situation in the restive province of Papua in recent days, nearly 500 additional officers deployed there to bolster
November 8, 2011
Nethy Dharma Somba, Jayapura – The government has recommended circumcision for people in Papua over the past two years as a new approach to curbing rapid increases in, cases of HIV/AIDS
December 28, 2009
Stephen Fitzpatrick, Jakarta – Here's a provocative thought: if it weren't for the 2004 tsunami, Western aid workers in Banda Aceh city would not be the target of politically motivated
December 26, 2009
On Boxing Day 2004, a tsunami killed more than 220,000 people. Five years on, Tim Hume returns to Indonesia and witnesses a remarkable recovery.
September 2, 2009
The Indonesia Human Rights Committee has written to New Zealand's Foreign Minister Murray McCully urging him to ask the Indonesian Government to allow the International Committee of the
February 14, 2009
Stephen Fitzpatrick, Jakarta – Four years after the Boxing Day tsunami that wiped out large parts of coastal Aceh, almost everyone involved in the Indonesian province's reconstruction i
December 17, 2008
Erwida Maulia, Jakarta – An ineffective relief and recovery system has led to uneven distributions of disaster-relief funds for reconstruction projects post the tsunami disaster in 2004
January 24, 2008
Jakarta – After three years post-tsunami reconstruction in Aceh has resulted in worsening deforestation, Greenomics Indonesia says.
December 26, 2007
The Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency (BRR), which was given the task of helping to rebuild communities in the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami of late 2004, is set
December 19, 2007
Alfian, Jakarta – Disaster and post-tsunami support focused on reconstruction and rebuilding in Aceh, Sumatra, has seen tsunami-survivors and others lose the will to work, a social scie
July 31, 2007
The Aceh people remain hopeful the Aceh-Nias Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency (BRR) could finish the construction of infrastructures in Aceh by 2008.
April 27, 2007
Nani Afrida, Banda Aceh – More than two years after Banda Aceh was devastated by the 2004 tsunami, the agency handling much of the rehabilitation in the province has completed 44 percen
April 2, 2007
Ridwan Max Sijabat, Jakarta – A majority of Acehnese people no longer believe in the effectiveness of the Aceh-Nias Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency (BRR) and are calling for it
January 10, 2007
Ridwan Max Sijabat and Nani Afrida, Pematang Siantar – An alliance of non-governmental organizations has asked President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to replace senior officials at the Aceh
November 20, 2006
Nani Afrida, Banda Aceh – Muhammad Kalianda is tired of waiting for help to build a new home to replace the one destroyed in the December 2004 tsunami.
October 26, 2006
Vanda Mutia Dewi, Jakarta – A recent report by Greenomics Indonesia revealed some very interesting facts about who exactly is to blame for the delays affecting the reconstruction proces
September 29, 2006
Morgan Mellish, Jayapura – A group of 40 international donor organisations, including the Australian government and the World Bank, flew to the troubled Indonesian province of Papua thi
September 12, 2006
Nani Afrida, Banda Aceh – More than 2,000 displaced people from 14 regencies in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam braved a heavy rain Monday to stage a protest at the Aceh-Nias Reconstruction an
September 2, 2006
Ridwan Max Sijabat, Jakarta – Anticorruption watchdogs are urging an exhaustive probe of possible irregularities in rebuilding projects at the Aceh and Nias Rehabilitation and Reconstru
June 10, 2006
M. Taufiqurrahman, Jakarta – House of Representatives lawmakers are unhappy with the performance of the Aceh-Nias Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Agency (BRR).
April 8, 2006
Tiro – Ibrahim looks out toward what was once his modest vegetable farm in Indonesia's Aceh province, before decades of separatist conflict reduced his fields to little more than mud.
March 8, 2006
Duncan Wilson, Banda Aceh – Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency for Aceh and Nias (BRR) chief Kuntoro Mangkusubroto has blasted non-governmental organizations, accusing some of dis
February 27, 2006
Nani Afrida, Banda Aceh – Activists have slammed the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency for Aceh and Nias for failing to perform its duty, asserting that many of its working units
January 14, 2006
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – A number of international relief organizations have been forced to import timber to build houses for tsunami survivors whose homes were destroyed in the catastr
December 26, 2005
Hera Diani, Jakarta – People in Aceh and Nias have expressed little satisfaction in the progress of reconstruction and rehabilitation work in tsunami-hit areas, despite the government's
December 24, 2005
A'an Suryana and Tiarma Siboro, Banda Aceh/Jakarta – The government has drawn strong criticism for its plan to deploy 15 battalions, or about 15,000 soldiers, to help speed up reconstru
December 23, 2005
Tiarma Siboro, Jakarta – The Indonesian Military (TNI) is preparing to deploy 15 battalions of troops to speed up reconstruction efforts in tsunami-hit Aceh.
December 22, 2005
A'an Suryana, Banda Aceh – "I'm tired. I have been writing a lot about reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts in Aceh but the progress here has been slow.
December 17, 2005
Muninggar Sri Saraswati, Jakarta – The head of the Aceh and Nias Reconstruction Agency (BRR) praised on Friday the role of the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) in the work being done to rebuild
December 16, 2005
Hera Diani, Jakarta – Despite a slow start, progress has been made in tsunami-ravaged Aceh, with the pace of reconstruction picking up.