Skip to main content

00:00:00 PM

February 22, 2024

Data  |  Knowledge  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us |

-0.3912712, 100.4570711


 

Indonesia    Indonesia   

Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It consists of more than seventeen thousand islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, and parts of Borneo and New Guinea. Wikipedia

CapitalJakarta Trending

Regional languages: Over 700 languages

Population: 270.6 million (2019) World Bank

PresidentJoko Widodo

Currency: Indonesian rupiah

Country Profile
Events
🌐  + Countries
      ↳ None

Mount Merapi's volcanic activity

v
Body

On March 11th, Mount Merapi, located between Central Java Province and the Special Region of Yogyakarta, increased its volcanic activity. The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the impact of Mount Merapi's volcanic activity.

Volcanic Activity:

Mount Merapi's volcanic activity is still ongoing, with pyroclastic and lava flows descending mostly into the southwestern flank from the summit. Following the eruption, several villages located in the Regencies of Boyolali and Magelang have been affected by volcanic ash. However, there have been no reports of significant humanitarian impact.

Potential Danger Zone:

National authorities have issued a potential danger zone of 7 km from the crater. The potential hazard is in the form of pyroclastic flows and lava flows through the south-southwest sector, including the Boyong River for a maximum of 5 km, the Bedog River, Krasak, Bebeng for a maximum of 7 km, and through the southeastern sector that includes the Woro River for a maximum of 3 km and the Gendol River for 5 km.

Conclusion:

The increased volcanic activity of Mount Merapi has caused concern among the authorities, and a potential danger zone of 7 km has been issued. The affected communities have experienced volcanic ashfall, but there have been no reports of significant humanitarian impact. The authorities are closely monitoring the situation and have taken necessary measures to ensure the safety of the local population. The coming days and weeks will be critical in terms of monitoring the volcanic activity of Mount Merapi and ensuring that the affected communities receive the necessary support.

TAGS

 

ty
 

BNPB
BNPB
+ Agencies

↳ None
Humanitarian Impact

OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

UU

Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.

WorldsAid Copyright © 2023
Where Applicable All Rights Reserved

Disclaimer

THE DESIGNATIONS EMPLOYED AND THE PRESENTATION OF MATERIAL ON MAPS SHARED HERE ON WORLDSAID DO NOT IMPLY THE EXPRESSION OF ANY OPINION WHATSOEVER ON THE PART OF WORLDSAID.org CONCERNING THE LEGAL STATUS OF ANY COUNTRY, TERRITORY OR AREA OR OF ITS AUTHORITIES, OR CONCERNING THE DELIMITATION OF ITS FRONTIERS OR BOUNDARIES.