Kreatifitas Mendukung Kemandirian Penyandang Disabilitas
September 22, 2014
Hari jadi Kabupaten Klaten ke-210 tahun ini dimeriahkan dengan pameran industri kreatif yang diikuti oelh pelaku usaha kerajinan, produk makanan dan minuman, dan instansi pendidikan seperti SMK di Kabupaten Klaten. H.Sukoyo dalam sambutannya mendorong masyarakat untuk menumbuhkan kreatifitas dalam mengembangkan berbagai macam makanan dan minuman tradisional sebagai pendukung keragaman pangan Indonesia.
Dalam pameran ini para pelaku usaha ....
Disabilitas dan Pengurangan Risiko Bencana (PRB)
October 04, 2014
Pada dasarnya masalah penyandang disabilitas dari beberapa negara sama. Meskipun negara itu telah meratifikasi CRPD (Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities) terlebih dahulu sebelum Indonesia, namun berdasarkan pemaparan dari beberapa narasumber tadi, bahwa pengurangan risiko bencana baik itu bagi masyarakat umum maupun bagi kelompok rentan seperti ibu hamil, lansia, anak-anak, dan disabilitas belum menjadi skala ....
Partisipasi Penyandang Disabilitas dalam Diskusi RPBD
April 03, 2014
Pada hari Rabu 2 April 2014, Badan Penanggulangan Bencana Daerah (BPBD) Kabupaten Klaten menyelenggarakan lokakarya awal penyusunan Rencana Penanggulangan Bencana Daerah (RPBD) untuk periode 2014-2019 di Hotel Grand Tjokro, Klaten. Acara lokakarya ini mengundang seluruh elemen dari pemerintah, dunia usaha, lembaga non pemerintah, serta unsur masyarakat. Unsur masyarakat yang dilibatkan dalam diskusi ini adalah perwakilan dari desa-desa yang ....
DPOs in Java train in Disaster Risk Reduction
March 21, 2014
On 20-21 of March, 2014 25 representatives from 15 disabled people organisations participated in trainings on introduction to disaster-risk reduction and international policy frameworks. Participants learned about potential hazards in Sleman district, DRR policy frameworks and safety procedures for volcano and earthquake including simulations.
The 2-day training is part of a programme aimed to equip DPO members to become disaster ....
Inclusion in DRR Forum, Ciamis
March 21, 2014
On Wednesday 26 February, The Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) of Ciamis district, West Java held the inauguration of the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Forum of Ciamis district. The inauguration was conducted by the Vice Regent of Ciamis.
The Forum will serve as a partner of government in planning, implementing, and monitoring disaster risk reduction activities in Ciamis.
This inauguration was attended by representatives of ....
Earning a Decent Living: Building Resilience
March 21, 2014
The majority of people in Indonesia earn a living through small-scale and household enterprises. However, many of these enterprises manage to keep families only just above the poverty line. Micro-enterprises face difficulties in expanding and can be hard-hit by changes in markets and the overall economy. The effect of disasters on such enterprises and the people they support can be devastating.
In a disaster-prone country like Indonesia ....
February 19, 2014
ASB Indonesia has been supporting ASB's response to the devastation following Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines last November.
ASB Indonesia's Country Director, Dr Alex Robinson, was immediately dispatched to the Philippines and met with ASB's FAST Team coordinator Mr Axel Schmidt who travelled directly from ASB headquarters in Germany.
Alex and Axel completed a rapid assessment that resulted in the dispatch of ....
13th October IDDR
October 14, 2013
October 13th is International Day for Disaster Reduction and this year the focus is on disability.
Disability is not well-accounted for in the current International Framework for Diaster Reduction. But that is starting to change. Building on the success of the Yogyakarta Declaration and the Chair's Summary of the Global Platform, the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) have dedicated this October 13th ....
International Day for Disaster Reduction
October 04, 2013
October the 13th is International Day for Disaster Reduction and this year the focus is on disability.
ASB and DiDRRN partners are partnering with UNISDR to promote the contribution to DRR that people with disability can and do make to reducing risks and building resilience.
DiDRRN are planning activities throughout the Asia-Pacific and also in Europe and America. In Indonesia ASB will be participating in the national celebrations in ....
Building Resilience to Disasters in the Mentawai
July 11, 2013
The Mentawai Islands, lie off the coast of West Sumatra along the Sunda 'Mega-thrust' fault. The islands are in one of the most-seismically active parts of Indonesia and are highly prone to both earthquakes and tsunami.
The islands are remote, a 12-hour ferry ride form the mainland, and suffer from poor communications. In the event of a disaster, it will be a considerable time before any outside assistance arrives. Communities in ....