Indonesia tsunami 2018


In September 2018, a tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, causing widespread damage, especially to the city of Palu.


The 2018 Central Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami highlights the complexity of simultaneous disasters, their compounding effects and cumulative impacts. It also emphasises the challenge of responding to disasters in a multi-hazard prone archipelago. More

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies Nanyang Technological University

The eruption of the Anak Krakatoa volcano (Indonesia) in December 2018 produced a destructive tsunami with maximum runup of 13 m killing 437 people. Since the occurrence of this rare tsunami, it has been a challenge as how to model this tsunami and to


This paper documents flank instability and sector collapses, which pose major threats, and are common on volcanic islands. On 22 Dec 2018, a sector collapse event occurred at Anak Krakatau volcano in the Sunda Strait, triggering a deadly tsunami

Nature Communications
Irrigation significantly exacerbated the earthquake-triggered landslides in Palu, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, in 2018, according to an international study.
Nanyang Technological University
New research has found that changes to the environment caused by human activity can promote earthquake-triggered landslides.
University of London
A tsunami roared over the coast of Palu in 2018, now there are plans to construct a tsunami barrier to prevent Palu from being easily overrun in the future.
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