Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians World

Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians

The number of Indonesians suffering respiratory problems or ISPA caused by smoke from forest and peatland fires blanketing parts of Borneo and Sumatra in the past few months has reached over 919,000, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Agus Wibowo.
Indonesia bans activities around Volcano Merapi World

Indonesia bans activities around Volcano Merapi

Indonesian authorities have banned residents and trekkers from doing activities within 3km from the summit of Mount Merapi, as the volcano located between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces spewed hot lava on August 14.
Indonesia: agencies calm public about tsunami threat ASEAN

Indonesia: agencies calm public about tsunami threat

The public need not worry about a tsunami threat along Java’s southern coast if they take mitigation measures to minimise the impact of disasters, Indonesian agencies have said following rising concerns about the phenomenon.