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Coastal Communities Share Inspirations in Commemoration of Disaster Preparedness Day 2024

The stories recounted in the book are well-aligned with the HKB 2024 commemoration’s focus on coastal community resilience. The book imparts valuable insights for policymakers, specifically with regard to planning coastal area management and conservation programs.
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Local Community Resilience Documentation for Sustainable Resilience

The Director of Preparedness of BNPB, Pangarso Suryotomo, said that learning from local initiatives in a number of coastal/coastal areas will serve as an important input for the development of disaster management policies. Therefore, it is necessary to document and disseminate stories of the resilience of local communities.
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Update of the Head of BNPB Regulation No. 14/2014 Encourages the Fulfillment of the Rights of the Rights of People with Disabilities in Disaster Management

Meaningful involvement of people with disabilities at all stages will ensure more accurate need identification because even people with the same physical disabilities do not necessarily have the same needs.
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BNPB Declares Commitment to Gender Mainstreamingin Disaster Management

After the signing of the commitment document, BNPB Planning Bureau Head Andi Eviana said that with the commitment to gender mainstreaming, future disaster management efforts, both implemented by BPNB and the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), are expected to pay more attention to gender aspects. This is very important considering the specific vulnerabilities of women and children in disasters, including vulnerability to gender-based violence.
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DRR Month as a Reminder of the Importance of DRR Integration in Key Sectors

The main event of this year’s DRR Month was opened by the Head of BNPB, Letjen TNI Suharyanto, on 13 October and was attended by the Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Cultural Affairs, Muhajir Effendy, Official for the Governor of Southeast Sulawesi, Andap Budhi Revianto, and governors, district heads and mayors , provincial and district Subnational Disaster Management Agencies (BPBDs), non-governmental organisations, universities, and disaster management volunteers.
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JawaDwipa Expedition, the other side in East Java – Photo Book

The National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) initiated the documentation of the history of the earthquake and tsunami through the JawaDwipa Expedition with support from SIAP SIAGA. This expedition also documented and assessed the resilience of villages in facing the tsunami disaster which was carried out from June to August 2019. This photo book was taken in order to see from the other side. Both traces of the history of disasters, nature, and people.
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River Community Initiative Strengthens Government Commitment to Local Resilience 

Inspiration and learning from the efforts of various river communities were the core focus of the River Basin Community Workshop. This event was held as part of the peak activities for National Disaster Preparedness Day (HKB) at Pendapa, Karangbinangun District, Lamongan Regency, East Java, on Tuesday (16/5).
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