Environment & Natural Disasters

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December 2010

Kompas – December 8, 2010

1st Man: Everything’s covered in dust...

2nd Man: But not the promises made to us, right?

November 2010

ARM – November 9, 2010

Starting from November 5 2010, the national SBY-Boediono government decided that the Merapi volcano eruption disaster would be led by the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB).

Kompas – November 3, 2010

1st Man: We live in a disaster prone area so of course we have to be responsive to disasters...

2nd Man: Their response is just a comparative study...

October 2010

Kompas – October 30, 2010

Alie: It’s your own fault for living in Mentawai, why didn’t you just become the speaker of the House!

Cartoons/West Papua
Kompas – October 16, 2010

Once upon a time in Wasior...

July 2010

Kompas – July 21, 2010

1st Man: By 2050 many of our islands will be under water.

2nd Man: What’s important is they’re safe till 2014, right?

June 2010

Kompas – June 8, 2010

While environmental groups have welcomed a promised moratorium on deforestation as part of a deal with Norway to protect Indonesia’s rain forests, they say the details remain vague and question whether it will have much impact unless it is extended to existing concessions.

Kompas – June 2, 2010

1st Man: Tomorrow we commemorate the birth of Pancasila, remember?

2nd Man: When will it be put into practice?...

March 2010

Kompas – March 31, 2010

Hello hello Bandung, city of memories, long has it been since I last visited you, now you have become a sea of flood, brothers let us replant.

(Adapted from the 1945 revolutionary song Hello Hello Bandung by Ismail Marzuki)

January 2010

Kompas – January 27, 2010

What was supposed to be a key environmental speech from West Kalimantan Governor Cornelis in the increasingly deforested district of Kubu Raya, which is suffering from alarming levels of deforestation due to land conversion for palm oil plantations, turned to embarrassment when the occasion was repeatedly interrupted by trucks carrying freshly f