End of Year Reflection: Looking for Disaster Management Policy Directions in Indonesia

Disasterchannel.co – disaster relief efforts in Indonesia after a major disaster like the Tsunami on December 26, 2004 and Jogjakarta earthquake on June 26, 2006 have made major changes in the implementation of disaster management in Indonesia, from the initially more focused on emergency response efforts into risk reduction becana, one of them with the enactment of the Law PB 24 year 2007 about disaster management with the support mechanism of the organizers of the Act PB melelui determination of PP 21 yrs 2008 on the implementation of disaster Management in Indonesia, ranging from before, during and after. Answering the
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Final Notes 2016; Disasters Increase from Previous Year

Disasterchannel.co – 2016 various floods and landslides in some areas. Early in 2016, precisely in February, Pangkal Pinang, Kepulauan Blitung nation experienced the worst floods during the last 30 years. Followed in the neighborhood and street Pagarsih Pasteur, Bandung, West Java last October. Two areas that previously never experienced flooding, flash floods yesterday facing the region. BMKG said that the research results from the year 1866-2010, the number of rainy days decreased significantly, but the rainfall extremes exceed 50 millimeters (mm) per day against total rainfall that occurred. BNPB mention triggers landslide is a disaster casualties, as long as the
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Palu-Koro Expedition (Part Two)

Indonesia quake hit back and cause casualties and losses are not small. This time, after earlier hit Aceh in 2004 already affected a large earthquake and tsunami. According to a geologist seminar in Jakarta in 2014, there were 80 active faults in Indonesia. That means there are 80 areas prone to earthquake in Indonesia. When will the next earthquake, and where? Geologists could not give an accurate prediction about it. Society for Scale and IAGI last August already held a workshop about the expedition Palu-Koro. This expedition to expose the beauty, natural and cultural resources behind the potential of the
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Palu-Koro Expedition (Part One)

Indonesia quake hit back and cause casualties and losses are not small. This time, after earlier hit Aceh in 2004 already affected a large earthquake and tsunami. According to a geologist seminar in Jakarta in 2014, there were 80 active faults in Indonesia. That means there are 80 areas prone to earthquake in Indonesia. When will the next earthquake, and where? Geologists could not give an accurate prediction about it. Society for Scale and IAGI last August already held a workshop about the expedition Palu-Koro. This expedition to expose the beauty, natural and cultural resources behind the potential of the
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1.985 Disasters during 2016, predicted to Flourishing

2016 is the year of the disaster. Based on preliminary data for 2016 ie from 01.01.2016 until 11.11.2016 recorded 1985 disaster. This number will continue to grow because rainfall will continue to increase during November and December so that the incidence of floods, landslides, and tornados are expected to continue to occur in various regions. Moreover, not all disaster events in BPBDs not been reported to BNPB Number of disastrous events as much as 1,985 this disaster is the highest record ever occurred since the last 10 years. Despite the disaster happened not include a major disaster, but casualties and
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BNPB Initiates Cooperation on UAV/Drone Utilization for Disaster Management Purpose

National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) to initiate cooperation with various parties in the utilization of UAV/Drone for the disaster management purpose. BNPB has not utilized UAV just limited to the rapid assessments, but also mapping in near real time for disaster analysis so that the government’s target for reducing disaster risk can be supported. Related to the utilization of Unmanned Aerial vehicle (UAV), or drones, President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo give a positive response to the results of the mapping by this technology. It was delivered by the Head of BNPB Willem Rampangilei at the time of presentation of the results
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Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 was adopted at the Third UN World Conference in Sendai, Japan, on March 18, 2015. It is the outcome of stakeholder consultations initiated in March 2012 and inter-governmental negotiations from July 2014 to March 2015, supported by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction at the request of the UN General Assembly. The Sendai Framework is the successor instrument to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters. The HFA was conceived to give further impetus to the global work under the International
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