Bencana Kesehatan

Tsunami reminders

NINE years after the Indian Ocean tsunami, the capital of Indonesia’s Aceh province is now a bustling city, with a museum and a large ship pushed inland by the wave among few reminders of the devastation. Lives have returned to normal for many of the survivors, but others are still struggling with a lack of adequate housing. “I will never forget that day. It was a terrifying experience,” said 29-year-old Nanda Suhada, whose father, brother and grandmother died when the giant wave stuck their neighbourhood in Banda Aceh.

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Banyuwangi Tetapkan Darurat Kekeringan

Warga mencari air di dasar Waduk Senthir yang mengering di Kedungpring, Lamongan, Jatim. (Foto: Antara/Arif Priyono)Warga mencari air di dasar Waduk Senthir yang mengering di Kedungpring, Lamongan, Jatim. (Foto: Antara/Arif Priyono)

Banyuwangi: Memasuki puncak musim kemarau yang menyebabkan kekeringan, Badan Penanggulangan Bencana Daerah Banyuwangi, Jawa Timur, telah menetapkan tanggap darurat kekeringan.

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Langganan Gempa, Indonesia Ternyata Belum Peduli Mitigasi Bencana

IlustrasiJakarta - Indonesia menjadi rumah gempa bumi dan tsunami terdahsyat dalam satu abad terakhir. Namun demikian, mitigasi untuk mengurangi jumlah korban bencana masih juga belum dianggap penting.

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Natural Disasters: Lessons from Uttarakhand

The recent cloudburst in Uttarakhand and subsequent natural disaster in the form of massive inundation should make many of us sit up and take notice. It is true that notwithstanding all disaster management plans, man is helpless against the vagaries of nature as also borne out by the regular loss of lives and property from tsunami, tornados, typhoons and hurricanes in developed countries like the USA and Japan.

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Gubernur Sumsel Tetapkan Siaga Darurat Bencana Asap

Pontianak - Rapat koordinasi pengendalian kabut asap akibat kebakaran hutan dan lahan telah digelar di Palembang, Sumatera Selatan (Sumsel), pada Jumat 19 September 2014. Rapat dipimpin Sekda Provinsi Sumatera Selatan yang dihadiri Kepala BNPB, K/L, TNI, Polri, Pemda dan pejabat terkait lainnya. Siaga darurat pun ditetapkan terhadap bencana asap di Sumsel.

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