Tag: jakarta

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…

OpenStreetMap Basic Training for Civil Society Organization

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Indonesia got a chance again to give training onOpenStreetMap. In this opportunity, HOT cooperate with  United Nation Office for the Coordination Human Affairs (UNOCHA) to held OpenStreetMap Basic Training for Civil Society Organization. There were various civil society organization invited as participants in this training. These organizations are American Red Cross, Oxfam, USAID, Qatar Charity for Indonesia, Dompet Dhuafa, Indonesia Compact Global Network, Persatuan Penyandang Disabilitas Sleman, Wanadri, etc. Participants looked serious to follow the training This training aims to give basic knowledge on using OpenStreetMap as Spatial Data Collection tools which is related to participant’s daily…

OpenStreetMap in DKI Jakarta’s Contingency Plan

Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia and also the most densely populated city in Indonesia, which is home to more than 10 million people. It has a wide range and complexity of problems that plagued on it. One issue that has always plagued Jakarta is flood. In 2002, extensive flood in Jakarta reached about 13 percent of the area of ​​Jakarta and have an impact to 381,266 people and 21 people died. While the floods in 2007 about 45 percent of the city area of Jakarta were flooded and there are 80 people died and caused loss of 5.16 trillion rupiah.…

OpenStreetMap Introduction for Mongabay Contributors

As part of In-depth Environmental Issues Writing workshop, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) was asked to speak on matters related to OpenStreetMap (OSM). This event was held on Monday, October 28th, 2013. Located in Wisma PGI, Jakarta, the event was attended by Mongabay Indonesia Director, senior editor and 10 contributors which come from various regions in Indonesia. The participants from Mongabay Indonesia The event was started by opening speech from Ridzki Sigit, Director of Mongabay Indonesia, then followed by introduction from Yantisa Akhadi as resource person from HOT. In his presentation, Yantisa explained what is OSM, how quality assurance and privacy were…

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.…

4th Largest Country, 4th Largest City, Best Community Mapped for Preparedness

Rapid growth and low elevation makes flooding in Jakarta problematic. Innovative approaches are needed for contingency planning and impact modeling.  DKI Jakarta’s Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) is developing a detailed scenario to estimate impacts of future flooding. This scenario will estimate the impact on people, schools, hospitals, and other important buildings. Such a scenario will become a powerful tool for local government and other stakeholders to take action to be better prepared for future floods. This first step in this type of analysis is having available data, without data it is impossible to make an accurate estimation. Throughout March mapping…