Indonesia among countries with highest natural disaster risk World

Indonesia among countries with highest natural disaster risk

Indonesia has been identified as one of the 35 countries with the highest natural disaster risk, based on the number of fatalities in natural disasters between 2015 and 2020, said head of the country’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) Doni Monardo.
Indonesia: 98 percent of rivers polluted World

Indonesia: 98 percent of rivers polluted

Head of Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency Doni Monardo has said that 98 percent of rivers in the country have been polluted, especially in major cities.
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: 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.
Indonesia: Landslide kills five diamond miners World

Indonesia: Landslide kills five diamond miners

A search and rescue team on April 9 rescued two miners and found five dead bodies after a landslide hit an artisanal diamond mine in Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan province of Indonesia a day earlier.