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Disaster Risk Assessment Training in collaboration with LPBI NU

It is an important thing to make a disaster risk assessment, especially for the country that commonly hit by a disaster like Indonesia. Strengthening capacity of local government and local communities in disaster-prone areas had to be done in order to reduce the impact that caused by the disaster. Disaster risk assessment is very useful to determine the impact and the potential damage that can be caused by a disaster. In order to increase the capacity of local governments and local communities for facing the disaster, Lembaga Penanggulangan Bencana dan Perubahan Iklim Nahdlatul Ulama (LPBI NU) in collaboration with Humanitarian…

Making Disaster Risk Assessment Using QGIS and InaSAFE to Reduce Impact of Disaster in North Toraja, South Sulawesi

Indonesian geographical positions caused our country is very closely related to the issue of disaster. Floods, landslides, volcanoes, and tsunamis are disasters that are very much occurred in our country. The impact is so massive, such as material loss or even human’s death. Therefore, we need a specific study about a disaster that can help us to reduce the impact caused by a disaster itself. Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Indonesia in collaboration with Church World Service (CWS) Indonesia conduct a training activity in order to make a “Disaster Risk Assessment in the District of North Toraja, South Sulawesi”. This training…

The Public Consultation of Disaster Risk Assessment in South Sulawesi

The preparation of disaster risk assessment in South Sulawesi has several stages, one of which is public consultation with stake holders in the local area. Public consultation of disaster risk assessment in South Sulawesi is an activity held before printing and dissemination disaster risk assessment carried out. The purpose of this activity is to identify issues, views, comments, needs and attitudes of stakeholders towards disaster risk assessment to be performed in South Sulawesi. The expected result from this activity is it can enhance the document of disaster risk assessment result from various comments and responses of stakeholders. This activity was…

Workshop I Disaster Risk Assessment in South Sulawesi

South Sulawesi province has 46.717,48 km2 area with population 8,2 million in 2012, and population density 175,84 people/km2 that spread in 24 Regency/City (www.sulselprov.go.id). Based on data from BNPB 2012, some regency in South Sulawesi have hazard potential. Risk Assessment workshop in South Sulawesi has been compiled by BNPB on 2011. However based suggestion from other institutes in South Sulawesi, risk assessment document need reviewed and developed suitable with hazard condition in South Sulawesi. Therefore, risk assessment held this year to complete risk assessment document, so South Sulawesi has risk assessment document with complete the data and update. Risk Assessment…

The Second Workshop of Disaster Risk Assessment in South Sulawesi

Risk assessment workshop is the third activity and after the activity of priority areas determination for disaster mapping and making capacity and vulnerability data as well as field mapping in the priority areas. The activity aims to provide the knowledge and skill for disaster risk assessment, collecting exposure data in disaster prone areas in South Sulawesi, and utilization QGIS and InaSAFE in disaster risk assessment. This workshop is expected to provide an overview of assessment, start from preparation and data collection process to analysis and meaning the result of the disaster risk assessment. This activity was held for 3 days…