South-East Asian countries have unveiled a regional centre to coordinate disaster management, with an emphasis on amassing and improving knowledge on disaster science.
On October 25th 2010, an earthquake followed by a devastating tsunami struck the Mentawai Islands, a group of four large islands – Siberut, Sipora, Pagai Utara and Pagai Seletan - situated of
Since its latest series of deadly eruptions, Java’s Mt Merapi has been spewing volcanic ash clouds into the air.
Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupted three times on Tuesday, causing thousands to flee; authorities had put an area 10 km around the crater on red alert Monday.
At least 160 people are missing from an Indonesian village that was pounded by an enormous wave after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Sumatra caused a local tsunami.
Thirteen people were killed and dozens were missing after flash floods smashed through a district in eastern Indonesia's Papua province.
Indonesia issued a red alert after the Sinabung volcano on the island of Sumatra erupted, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people.
Four people were killed in an eruption of Mount Karangetang in Sitaro Islands district, North Sulawesi province, early Friday.
A flood hit five villages in South Kalimantan. The flood had victimized around 1,640 families or 5,000 people.
A power string of six earthquakes shook the northern coast of Papua, Indonesia, Wednesday, killing at least two people and causing widespread damage on Yapen Island.
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