Tag: flood

Updated Data to Support Makassar Flood Contingency Plan

Flood Contingency Plan has been implemented Makassar since May 2013 which consists of several stages, beginning with socialization to make commitment between the members of the government sector in Makassar. The plan has supported by Australia Indonesia Facility for Disaster Reduction (AIFDR) and BPBD (Regional Management Disaster Agency) Makassar City. On August 2013 has produced Draft-0 Contingency Plan Flood Makassar, but still lack completeness of the data and data haven’t updated. Update data is very important to strengthen the incidence and impact of the disaster scenarios that will be developed in a flood contingency plan document. Therefore, on January 28-30…

Putting Free and Open Source GIS Software (QGIS 2.0) Under-Stress for producing Jakarta Flood Map

The peak of rain season has arrived, and as usual, Jakarta always got flooded around December until February each year. Information about where flood happen is very important, public need open access to know and understand where the affected areas are. But, of course textual information is not enough. That is why DKI Jakarta Provincial Disaster Agency (Badan Penanggulangan Bencana Daerah (BPBD) Provinsi DKI Jakarta) with assistance from Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), funded by Australia-Indonesia Facility for Disaster Reduction (AIFDR-DFAT Australian Aid ) is creating Jakarta flood map this year. Everyone needs to know that all maps that have been published to the public…

Point of Interest (POI) Training Workshop in BPBD DKI Jakarta Office

Training Point of Interest in Pluit Village organized by UNESCO and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Indonesia has finally reached the end of the activity. The training started from activities POI Training in Pluit Village then followed by training at SMK POI 56 for students / senior high school students and POI Training Workshop in Pluit Village Office and on December 30, 2013  at BPBD DKI Jakarta’s office Point of Interest (POI) Training Workshop in BPBD DKI Jakarta Office had been held and involving relevant agencies in Jakarta. The purpose of this workshop is slightly different from the previous workshop that held…

Workshop of Establishment of Point of Interest for Flood-Prone Areas Communities in Pluit Village, Jakarta

Establishment of flood POI  (Point of Interest) project at Pluit Village which has been initiated by UNESCO and supported by Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) still continued. After Establishment of POI Training in Pluit Village has been finished, the next activity is Workshop Establishment of POI at Pluit Village. The Establishment of POI Workshop was being held in Pluit Village on November 20th, 2013. This event invited all related sector, training participants or government representatives such as RW, Pluit Village, Sub-District and Students from SMK N 56 Pluit. The main purpose of this workshop is to present the result from POI training that…

Establishment Point of Interest (POI) Training in Flood Prone Areas Pluit Village, Jakarta

Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia and also the largest city in Indonesia. It is home to more than 10 million people with a wide range and complex problems that plagued the city. One issue that always plagued Jakarta is flood. The last flood hits Jakarta occurred in January 2013, where nearly 50% percent of the population affected by the flood and resulted in 12 deaths. It is calculated that the loss is up to 20 trillion rupiah. One of the flood prone areas  in Jakarta is Pluit village. Pluit village is located approximately 1.5 meters below sea level.…