Day: March 6, 2022

W Pasaman earthquake: Red Cross builds temporary houses for evacuees

Indonesian Red Cross’ (PMI’s) West Pasaman branch office in West Sumatra has built temporary housings for Talamau Sub-district residents affected by the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that jolted the region on February 25. “We have built one unit of prototype for temporary housings on Kajai Talamau 2 Junior High School yard

West Aceh still prone to forest, land fires: BPBD

The West Aceh District Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) emphasized that the West Aceh region is still prone to forest and land fires. “This condition occurs because most of the burned land was in peat areas,” West Aceh BPBD Acting Head Mukhtaruddin said in Meulaboh, Aceh on Sunday. In February,

Indonesian Ambassador presents letter of credence to FAO DG

Indonesian Ambassador Muhammad Prakosa presented a letter of credence to Director General of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) Qu Dongyu, in Rome, Italy. Muhammad Prakosa, concurrently Indonesia’s Ambassador to Italy, Malta, Cyprus, San Marino, IFAD, WFP and UNIDROIT, submitted the letter on Thursday, the Indonesian Embassy in Rome said in

SMEs Minister encourages Indonesian consumers to buy domestic products

Minister of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises Teten Masduki has encouraged Indonesian consumers to buy domestic products. “Local products are cool and unique, it’s different from foreign brands,” he said, during a discussion with denim clothing entrepreneur at the 2022 Wall of Fades (WOF) event in Bandung, West Java Province,

114 Rohingya refugees stranded on Aceh shore

A boat carrying 114 Rohingya refugees was stranded on the shore of Kuala Muara Raya, Kuala Sub-district, Bireuen District, Aceh Province, on Sunday at around 2 a.m. local time. “Right now, the Rohingya immigrants are accommodated in a ‘meunasah’ (traditional Islamic school) in Alue Buya Pasie Village in Ganda Pura

Floods submerge 2,433 houses in Cirebon

Flooding triggered by incessant heavy rains on Saturday, submerged 2,433 houses in Cirebon District, West Java, with flood waters reaching a height of up to two meters. “As many as 2,433 houses and dozens of public facilities have been flooded,” Head of the Regional Disaster Mitigation Office (BPBD) of Cirebon