Monday, 12/07/2010 21:29 | Platform Development
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As the country conducted by thousand islands, Indonesia well known prone to disaster. So many disasters are treat Indonesia such as Earthquakes, landslides, floods, volcano eruptions, tsunamis and otherwise. The disaster has caused many looses both materials and loosing lives. For example, As the rainy season in this time, so many area submerged by flood and attacked by landslides. Even in Jakarta as capital city, flood has made peoples in misery and has been life in emergency camps.
This problem happen every year since long times ago. The experts predict that for up coming years, Indonesia potentially will strike with disasters such as earthquake, floods, volcano eruptions and Tsunamis.
According to that bad thing, National Agency for Disaster Reduction (BNPB) supported by NGOs those incorporated in National Platform (which HFI take part on birth this agency) take place in Jakarta, 22 February 2010, has launched national action for disaster risk reduction 2010-20102. This launching also covered by some national medias and attended by government elements and NGOs.
The launching ceremony opened by the Ministry of National Development, Armida Salfiah Alisjahbana and the speech of the head of National Agency of Disaster Reduction, Syamsul Ma’arif.
National Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction 2010-2012 is the national programs to build legal bases and institutionalizing DRR in to local and national government. Also this program aimed to be development infestation on reducing the risk of disaster. The program will engage the society and business actors by building coordination rules in implementing DRR either in local or national.