Saturday, 16 Rajab 1440 / 23 March 2019

Saturday, 16 Rajab 1440 / 23 March 2019

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Govt to install five more seismographs on Kalimantan Island

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019 17:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BALIKPAPAN -- The Indonesian government plans to install five more seismographs on Kalimantan Island. Chief of the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) Office in Balikpapan, Mugianto, stated...

4.2-magnitude quake jolts Maluku

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019 21:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, AMBON -- An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 shook Masohi in Central Maluku District, Maluku Province, on Tuesday evening. No immediate report was received of material damage.

The...

Banten's earthquake is not destructive: Govt

Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 16:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LEBAK -- A 5.2-magnitude earthquake rocked the Lebak District area in Banten Province on Thursday at around 6:41 a.m. local time. It did not cause casualties and damages,...

Magnitude 6.7 quake hits West Sumba again

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 19:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 has again rocked West Sumba district in East Nusa Tenggara province on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier, an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the...

East Nusa Tenggara prone to quakes, tsunamis: BMKG

Friday, 18 Jan 2019 15:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- The entire province of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) is vulnerable to earthquakes and tsunamis. Chief of the Maritime Meteorology Center of the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics...

Indonesia hit by 11,577 earthquakes in 2018: BMKG

Friday, 11 Jan 2019 19:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia was hit by a total of 11,577 earthquakes throughout 2018, with the number significantly increasing as compared to that in 2017, a seismologist stated. Several...

Govt speeds up temporary post-disaster housing in Palu

Wednesday, 09 Jan 2019 20:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government has accelerated the development of temporary post-disaster housing for victims of the earthquake, tsunami, and liquefaction in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Vice President Jusuf Kalla...

Earthquakes jolt West Manggarai and West Halmahera on Monday

Monday, 07 Jan 2019 15:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale jolted West Manggarai District, the western tip of Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province, on Monday at...

4.1-magnitude earthquake hits W Papua's Kaimana District

Monday, 07 Jan 2019 00:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SORONG -- An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale jolted Kaimana District in West Papua Province on Sunday. It occured at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Indonesian Standard Time...

Kuwait assists victims of disasters in Central Sulawesi

Thursday, 03 Jan 2019 23:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- The Kingdom of Kuwait provided assistance to victims of the earthquake, tsunami, and liquefaction natural disasters that hit Palu City and the regencies of Sigi and...

Indonesia hit by 2,426 natural disasters this year

Thursday, 20 Dec 2018 20:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A total of 2,426 natural disasters hit Indonesia during 2018 until Dec 14, leaving 4,231 people dead or missing, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Board...

Indonesia has reinsurance company for disasters

Monday, 10 Dec 2018 18:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SUKABUMI -- Indonesia has a special reinsurance company which manages earthquake and tsunami disasters as the country is prone to natural disasters. The insurance company is currently focusing...

Govt still needs 13 ha of land for temporary settlement

Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018 14:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- The government still needs some 13 hectares more of land for construction of 400 units of temporary settlement for evacuees of earthquake in Central Sulawesi provincial...

Donggala people still live in refugee camps

Monday, 12 Nov 2018 17:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DONGGALA — Donggala Regency Government in Central Sulawesi was urged to immediately build temporary shelters (huntara) for earthquake and tsunami victims in the region. Huntara is needed as...

Saudi distributes hundreds of tons basic necessities to Palu

Saturday, 10 Nov 2018 10:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Indonesia, Osama Mohammed Al Shuaibi, has lauded Indonesia's handling of the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Palu, Central Sulawesi Province. The...

Two moderate earthquakes hit W Sulawesi Mamasa district

Friday, 09 Nov 2018 02:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Two moderate earthquakes rocked Mamasa District area in West Sulawesi Province on Thursday evening. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damages.

According to...

JK wants 300 houses built each day in Lombok

Tuesday, 06 Nov 2018 22:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla has instructed his staff to speed up the reconstruction process after the earthquake disaster in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. He expected it...

Construction of houses in Lombok to take 8 months: Kalla

Monday, 05 Nov 2018 08:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MATARAM -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla has predicted the construction of earthquake victims' houses in the islands of Lombok and Sumbawa will be completed in March 2019. Kalla...

Jokowi receives Palau President in Nusa Dua

Monday, 29 Oct 2018 23:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NUSA DUA -- President Joko Widodo received Palau President Thomas E Remengesau in a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Our...

Situation in Central Sulawesi returns to normal: BNPB

Monday, 29 Oct 2018 00:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The condition of the community in Central Sulawesi, in the aftermath of devastating 7.4-magnitude earthquake and its ensuing tsunami, has in general been conducive and returned...

European Union Ambassadors visit Palu to express solidarity

Saturday, 20 Oct 2018 11:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- A delegation of European Union (EU) Heads of Mission visited Palu in Central Sulawesi on Friday to express solidarity with the affected population and support the...

Permanent resettlements for evacuees to be completed in 2020

Saturday, 20 Oct 2018 08:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BATAM -- The government is targeting to ready permanent resettlements for evacuees of the recent earthquake, tsunami, and liquefaction in Central Sulawesi in 2020. Social Affairs Minister Agus...

Electricity power in C Sulawesi already normal: Gumiwang

Saturday, 20 Oct 2018 01:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BATAM -- Social affairs minister Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita said here on Friday that electricity in Central Sulawesi had returned to normalcy after the recent earthquake, tsunami and liquefaction...

US to add another US$3 million for C Sulawesi quake response

Friday, 19 Oct 2018 19:39 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The United States Government announced that it will implement US$3 million in new funding in support of relief efforts for the Central Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami...

Bulog rice procurement declines

Friday, 19 Oct 2018 18:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- Rice procurement by the State Logistics Board (Bulog) from farmers has dropped sharply on a number of factors, the state-owned agency said. Operational Director of Bulog...

Jokowi reviews construction of quake-resistant houses

Friday, 19 Oct 2018 03:24 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was in West Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), to see the constructions of instant, modest, and healthy houses (RISHA).  The houses that...

Students affected by W Nusa Tenggara quake get scholarships

Friday, 19 Oct 2018 01:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CENTRAL LOMBOK -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has granted scholarships to university students affected by the recent earthquake in West Nusa Tenggara here on Thursday evening. He pumped...

Disaster handling takes more than a month: Jokowi

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 18:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CENTRAL LOMBOK -- Handling the impacts of natural disasters, such as earthquake and tsunami, could not be instant. It took more than a month or two, President Joko...

Jokowi streamlines procedures of aid fund disbursement

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 17:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LOMBOK -- President Joko Widodo and First Lady Iriana paid another visit to West Nusa Tenggara Province on Thursday. They monitored the handling of the impact of a...

5.3-magnitude earthquake jolts West Aceh

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 16:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEULABOH -- An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale shook West Aceh district on Thursday. The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) confirmed the quake hit at...

18 thousand tents needed for C Sulawesi disaster victims

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 23:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU — National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said around 18 thousand tents were needed as shelter for refugee following earthquake and tsunami disaster in Palu, Sigi, and Donggala...

BMKG installs 20 portable seismographs in Sulawesi

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 19:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has installed 20 new portable seismographs in Sulawesi. It will monitor seismic activities in the island.

"The portable...

Death toll of Central Sulawesi disaster reaches 2,102

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 17:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- The death toll of a magnitude-7.4 earthquake and a subsequent tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi on Sept 28, 2018, reached 2,102, following discovery of two more...

Govt careful about accepting loan offer for Palu, Lombok

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 00:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's government is careful about accepting a loan offer from international financial institutions to finance the reconstruction of buildings damaged due to natural disasters in Palu...

UNICEF builds temporary classes in Central Sulawesi

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018 22:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has contributed tents to build temporary classes for children who became victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi. UNICEF...

1,200 units of temporary shelter to be built in C Sulawesi

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018 16:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) will build as many as 1,200 units of temporary shelter (Huntara), as transit places until permanent housing and...

Hit by 3 disasters, impossible to rebuild old city of Palu

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018 04:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government will build a new city of Palu in Central Sulawesi, Public Works Minister Basuki Hadimuljono disclosed here on Monday. The old city of Palu...

Seabed landslides detected in Palu Bay

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 18:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A navy ship, the KRI Spica-934, has detected land slides in the seabed of Palu Bay. It was detected at a depth of 200-500 meters below...

Lots of workers needed for reconstruction in C Sulawesi: JK

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 17:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PALU -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla said here on Friday that lots of workers would be needed for rehabilitation and reconstruction in Central Sulawesi following recent earthquake and...

Magnitude-5.6 earthquake jolts North Sulawesi

Saturday, 13 Oct 2018 17:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MANADO -- An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Manado, Bitung and North Minahasa in North Sulawesi Province, on Saturday at Noon local time. The tremor...