HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
Subscriptions: RSSEmail

Asia

Countries in Asia

Indonesia: What Aceh got right rebuilding from the 2004 tsunami

18 Dec 2014, WSJ

'They very quickly understood that they should use this as an opportunity to build back better and make sure that whatever they do puts Aceh on a higher trajectory of development than before the tsunami,' said Beate Trankmann, Indonesia country director for the UNDP...


General Facts
  • Population: 3,938 million (2005)
  • Density: 124 per sq km
  • Total Area: 31,870 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported