M 4.7 in Indonesia on 13 Jan 2019 21:19 UTC

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Nuevo terremoto de magnitud 6.6 afecta a Indonesia

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:35:00 +0100telesurtv (es)

Un nuevo terremoto se registró este domingo en Indonesia . El sismo, de 6,6 de magnitud ocurrió a 174 kilómetros al noroeste de la ciudad de Ternate, en las islas Molucas, según el reporte del Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS). sismo fue de 7 puntos, información que se descartó más tarde.

Indonesian shrimp hatcheries struggling to recover from tsunami

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:49:00 +0100undercurrentnews (en)

The vannamei shrimp industry in the Lampung region of Indonesia has yet to recover from the tsunami that hit there nearly three weeks ago, the , an Indonesian newspaper, reports. Nearly 400 people were killed , 1,400 injured and and some 12,000 were forced to move to higher ground when a tsunam,....

Before-and-after images reveal the transformation of Indonesia's tsunami-causing volcano

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:29:00 +0100markets-businessinsider (en)

The waves pummeled the islands of Java and Sumatra, killing more than 400 people and . Thousands lost their homes. The volcano used to be 1,108 feet high, but shrank to after the collapse. On December 22, 2018, tsunami waves hit the coasts of the Indonesia n islands Sumatra and Java, killing more than 400 people and injuring well over a thousand.

Indonesia: Our response in Indonesia: Helping children in crisis

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:53:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Last summer and early autumn, a series of major quakes hit the Indonesia n islands of Lombok and Sulawesi. One also triggered a devastating 20-foot tsunami. More than 2,500 people were killed and half a million people displaced. Tens of thousands of children became homeless.

Indonesia's priority destinations prone to earthquakes,...

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:28:00 +0100JakartaPost (en)

Indonesia is focusing on developing its tourism, especially with the Tourism Ministry's 10 “New Bali” destinations. With the archipelago located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, however, these destinations are prone to natural disasters. National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Sutopo Purwo....

More than 11,500 earthquakes hit Indonesia in 2018

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:19:00 +0100asiatimes (en)

According to Indonesia ’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency, the country had more than 11,500 earthquakes last year. The agency said 11,557 earthquakes shook the country in 2018, 297 of them with a magnitude of more than five on the Richter scale, Antara News reported.

Magnitude 5.7 quake rattles Indonesia’s Aceh province

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:30:00 +0100yenisafak-en (en)

A moderate 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook Aceh province in western Indonesia early Thursday, the country's meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake struck at 09:53 a.m. local time, with the epicenter located 202 kilometers northwest of Kota Sabang at a depth of 165 kilometers under the sea bed.

Press releases

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:02:00 +0100EC (en)

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 January 2019 As more and more people face humanitarian crises worldwide, the EU has adopted its highest ever initial annual humanitarian budget of €1.6 billion for 2019. From long-lasting conflicts in the Middle East and Africa, to the growing impact of climate change.

Indonesia: New BNPB head wants TNI to guard disaster warning devices

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 03:49:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Marguerite Afra Sapiie. A string of deadly tsunamis and earthquakes that devastated Indonesia last year has served as a wake-up call for the government to go the extra mile in improving risk management and early warning systems in the disaster-prone country.

Aisyah Llewellyn

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 02:34:00 +0100aljazeera-en (en)

17 Jan 2019 00:00 GMT Indonesia presidential candidates to face off in first TV debate Incumbent Joko Widodo and rival Prabowo Subianto will answer questions on human rights, terrorism, law and corruption. 14 Jan 2019 05:49 GMT Can Indonesia take on other disasters after year of tragedy? Indonesia....

Latest humanitarian snapshot highlights continuing displacement in Indonesia and Myanmar

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:15:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

INDONESIA. Following the earthquake at the end of September 2018, some 133,631 people remain displaced across Central Sulawesi. While thousands more left the province or found refuge with host families, increasing numbers of these people are returning to Central Sulawesi.

Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:24:00 +0100EC (en)

Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia are the largest host countries for refugees in southeast Asia. Nonetheless, they are not signatories to the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. Although these countries may be willing to increase protection space, which will result in a more....

Indonesia: AMDA Emergency Relief #5: Sunda Strait Tsunami, Indonesia

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:20:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

The joint team of AMDA Indonesia and AMDA Headquarters has conducted this relief activities under the initiative of Professor Husni Tanra, the Chairperson of AMDA Indonesia, since 24th December 2018. On 31st December, based on information from the Medical Cluster of Pandeglang Regency in Banten, the AMDA team visited the village of Panimbang.

World: 2018 Year in Review: Responding to and preparing for disasters across Asia-Pacific

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:43:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Overview. Asia-Pacific remains the world's most disaster-prone region and, in 2018, natural disasters once again affected millions of people. During the year the region experienced a number of sudden-onset disasters that prompted international responses, including Tropical Cyclone Gita in Tonga (February), a 7.

New BNPB head wants TNI to guard disaster warning devices

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:11:00 +0100JakartaPost (en)

A string of deadly tsunamis and earthquakes that devastated Indonesia last year has served as a wake-up call for the government to go the extra mile in improving risk management and early warning systems in the disaster-prone country. President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo gathered his Cabinet members and....

Indigenous groups are the world’s endangered environmental guardians

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 23:22:00 +0100dailytimesPK (en)

Brazil’s new President, Jair Bolsonaro – known for his misogynistic, racist, homophobic and anti-environmental comments – has raised questions about the future of the world’s fourth-largest democracy with his support for torture and his unapologetic nostalgia for the country’s 1964-85 military dictatorship.

Private Sector

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0100iom-es (en)

The private sector has a significant and valuable role to play in realizing the positive benefits of migration and in minimizing its costs. While the management of cross-border population flow is an intrinsic feature of state sovereignty, many aspects of migration are also of interest to other stakeholders.

Private Sector

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:57:00 +0100iom-fr (en)

The private sector has a significant and valuable role to play in realizing the positive benefits of migration and in minimizing its costs. While the management of cross-border population flow is an intrinsic feature of state sovereignty, many aspects of migration are also of interest to other stakeholders.

Indonesia: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (8 - 14 Jan 2019)

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:49:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

INDONESIA. Following the earthquake at the end of September 2018, some 133,631 people remain displaced across Central Sulawesi. While thousands more left the province or found refuge with host families, increasing numbers of these people are returning to Central Sulawesi.

Aisyah Llewellyn

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:05:00 +0100aljazeera-en (en)

14 Jan 2019 05:49 GMT After year of tragedy, how ready's Indonesia for other disasters? Indonesia doubles disaster relief budget, but many say more efforts are needed to tackle challenges posed by disasters. 28 Dec 2018 11:27 GMT Caught in Indonesia's tsunami - stories of survival and death Fishing....

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