Environment & Natural Disasters

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March 2020

News/Indonesia
Detik News – March 4, 2020

Ahmad Bil Wahid, Jakarta – Scores of students held a protest action in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building Wednesday opposing the Omnibus Law on Job Creation which is still being d

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – March 3, 2020

Jakarta – Several non-government organisations (NGOs) have rejected an invitation to hold a joint meeting at the Presidential Staff Office (KSP) to discuss the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation.

February 2020

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – February 28, 2020

Jakarta – The Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) office in the East Java capital of Surabaya was besieged by scores of people wearing black safari suits from the mass organisation (ormas) Pancasila Youth (

January 2020

Cartoons/Indonesia
Kompas – January 24, 2020

From an oped piece titled Annual floods.

News/Indonesia
KBR – January 10, 2020

Adi Ahdiat, Jakarta – The Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam) says that there are some 94 open pits on former mining sites which have yet to be restored or rehabilitated in East Kalimantan – the area e

News/Indonesia
KBR – January 10, 2020

Adi Ahdiat, Jakarta – According to a report by the Mining Advocacy Network (Jatam), regions which have a large number of mining concessions were hit by some of the worst flooding in 2019.

September 2019

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – September 17, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) says that the state has set a bad example which has encouraged companies to set fire to forests and land.

News/Indonesia
Detik News – September 17, 2019

Andhika Prasetia, Pekanbaru -- A state of emergency has been declared in Riau province due to the haze from forest and land fires (karhutla).

August 2019

News/Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – August 2, 2019

Jakarta – The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) says that the deployment of the TNI (Indonesian military) and Polri (Indonesian police) personnel to help extinguish forest and l

Cartoons/Indonesia
Kompas – August 1, 2019

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) says that eighty percent of the land destroyed by forest fires in Indonesia this year will be converted into plantations, pointing the blame for the f