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Indonesia disaster preparedness a work in progress

Indonesia has learnt lessons from dealing with a string of earthquakes, but still can do more to reduce the impact of such disasters by quake proofing buildings and deploying more tsunami buoys, officials said on Wednesday.

An official at Indonesia’s National Coordinating Agency for Disaster Management said there had been progress in educating people since the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that followed a huge quake off Aceh province and killed nearly 170,000 Indonesians.

Read more Reuters Alertnet | Indonesia disaster preparedness a work in progress

2 Comments to Indonesia disaster preparedness a work in progress

  1. March 7, 2008 at 1:06 am | Permalink

    gempa di pantai jawa – indonesia juga mengakibatkan sunami beberapa waktu lalu!

  2. March 7, 2008 at 1:22 am | Permalink

    now finish or not?

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