GFW-Fires is a new dynamic online platform for forest monitoring and fire alert system covering Southeast Asia by providing near-real time information and high-resolution satellite images.
Firefighters and field officers in Bekasi, Indonesia, can now collect first hand data and share real-time information by using the newly deployed GIS data capture application.
UN-SPIDER and its Regional Support Office in Indonesia, LAPAN, jointly cond
Indonesia recently launched InAWARE, an advanced hazard early warning and monitoring system in order to enhance its emergency response capacities.
In January 2014, Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island has exploded intensively and repeatedly, forcing thousands of residents to vacate their houses.
Since February, many fires have broken out on the Sumatra peninsula in Indonesia,
NASA’s satellites detected over 500 hotspots of forest, plantation and peatland fires across the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated in Indonesia on 13 February by one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices,
The Sinabung volcano was seen as non-active, with no historical records of eruptions, until 2010.
In line with Indonesia's One Map Initiative (OMI) launched in 2012, indigenou
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