As emergency teams respond to the 21 November earthquake that struck Indonesia’s main island of Java, killing more than 320 people and injuring thousands, survivors are asking why there was so little preparedness and awareness-raising beforehand.
To address impacts on Lombok and minimise future effects of climate change, it is critical that action is taken now to adapt and build resilience, particularly for vulnerable groups such as women and girls who face additional barriers.
At magnitude 5.6, the earthquake at Cianjur, West Java, was relatively small, but its shallow depth of 10km made it particularly destructive. This event should serve as a wake-up call to improve building practices.
Indonesia One Disaster Data is a synthesis of the existing international guidelines on disaster-related statistics to improve the coverage and consistency in compilation data and basic statistics related to disasters.
National Agency for Disaster Management (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana)
Indonesia - government
A plan aimed to serve as a guide and reference in the elaboration of disaster risk reduction policies at the national level within the period of three financial year. It is intended to all parties involved in the elaboration and implementation of disaster