Six Indonesian provinces, located on the islands of Sumatera and Kalimantan, have issued forest fire alerts, the National Disaster Management Agency said Tuesday.
Forest fires have returned to Sumatera island as haze cloaked much of Pekanbaru and other areas in Riau province, said the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB).
One person was missing and several buildings damaged after a magnitude-7.2 earthquake hit Indonesia’s easternmost Papua province on Tuesday, an official from the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said. The quake was felt strongly for four seconds by residents in Papua, prompting them… Read More ›
Indonesian authorities have ordered the evacuation of more than 6,000 residents living near the Mount Sinabung volcano following a sharp increase in volcanic activity.