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  • Aid Packages for Evacuees in Wooden Huts

    On 19-21 April, we partnered with local NGO Barakat to distribute aid packages for 123 families who were impacted by flash floods in Lembata, East Nusa Tenggara. The families are those who have to stay in shelters after the Seroja Cyclone caused flash floods that swept out their houses.

  • Aid Packages for Flash Flood-affected Families in Adonara

    On April 24, 2021, IDEP partnered with local NGO YPPS to distribute basic needs packages to 32 displaced families affected by flash floods in Nelelamawangi village, Adonara, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). The flash flood occurred after Tropical Cyclone Seroja first hit and triggered heavy rains in most areas of NTT in early April. Adonara was one of the hardest affected, with 32 people dead.

  • Community Role in Tackling Water Crisis in Bali

    Groundwater protection movement in Bali more increase after some community makes an association called Pasraman Air. There are local and national communities involved in this association. Including IDEP as Bali Water Protection (BWP) that contributes to planning and organizing. Pasraman Air: Aji Toya held on April 26 till May 2, 2021.

  • Disaster Reduction: Start Early, From The Smallest Scope

    Stand in the “Ring of Fire” makes Indonesia frequently struck by earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions. Ring of Fire is an arc of volcanoes and fault lines in the Pacific Basin. Besides those disasters, Indonesia also susceptible to disasters like flash floods, landslides, forest fires, and so on. Some of those disasters are caused by nature or humans.

  • Eduforest Study Camping for Youth: Learning to Preserve and Protect West Bali Forest from Hutan Belajar

    To raise awareness on forest preservation and protection, IDEP invited youth groups in Yehembang Kauh village to learn about local biodiversity and the ecosystem in Bali West Forest on May 17-19, 2021. As members of the local community that lives in the buffer zone, understanding the importance of forest role upholds a prominent role particularly for forest protection and preservation. The learning session was held in Hutan Belajar (Edu-forest), a dedicated area of the forest for educational purposes. The Hutan Belajar itself was inaugurated in March 2021.

  • Family Resilience Through Small Family Enterprise

    Earthquakes, liquefaction, and landslides that happened in Central Sulawesi make a lot of damage to infrastructure and fatalities. Emergency response is not enough. Post-disaster condition is also important because it impacts to community existence, such as social, economic, ecological, and psychology. Therefore, recovery and rehabilitation efforts in post-disaster are really important.

  • First Aid to Our Resilience

     

    Community resilience effort is really important, in terms of physiology, social, economy, as well as ecology. Same with anticipation of disasters itself. So in March 2021, IDEP Foundation and Palang Merah Indonesia (PMI) were trying to develop the capacity of strengthening Disaster Management Community Groups (KMPB) in Central Sulawesi. This preparedness effort was implemented by giving some training about the technique of first aid and victim evacuation.

     

  • Hutan Belajar: Being Harmonious Through Education and Conservation

     

    Begins with concern over the land-use change in West Bali Forest, IDEP Foundation and Basebali created the Hutan Belajar program to save the forest through conservation and education. After more than nine years, both local organizations were fighting for forest conservation in the West of Bali. It started from the Hutan Sekolah program which had a positive response from the local community, then continued in a bigger program called Hutan Belajar.

     

  • Improving Farmers Resilience in Pedawa

    Since 2016, IDEP has been supporting farmers in Bali to be resilient through training and assisting them in producing their organic seeds independently. One area of the program is by collaborating with farmers in Pedawa, Buleleng. The vegetable seeds which they produce are long beans, eggplant, basil, belayan, chickpeas, and pumpkin. Those plants which grow through organic heirloom seeds were local plants that adaptable to the local climate and soil conditions.

  • Landslides, Flash Floods, and Volcano Eruptions Disasters: East Flores Communities Need Your Help

    Tropical Cyclone caused rainstorms in several places of Indonesia and severely hit East Nusa Tenggara Province. This phenomenon becomes more serious after flash flooding and landslides happened in Lembata and Adonara islands. Experts claim those disasters occur due to deforestation. This activity weakens the soil holding capacity and is exacerbated by increasing the intensity of rain. This deforestation activity is carried out by parties outside the village; however, its impact is felt directly by local communities.

  • Post-Harvest Management Effort to Increase Product Value

     

    For more than 9 years, IDEP Foundation continues to develop activities and training about environmental conservation efforts in Yehembang Kauh village. This continuity effort implemented with permaculture and disaster management approach based on community. Therefore, the first step to creating a village with community resilience based on permaculture is to develop a family garden.

     

  • Role of Women in Seed Saving Impact on Community Resilience

    Seeds Saving is the first step to manifest community food resilience. Local seeds’ existence will help farmers manage their agriculture by themselves. Different from hybrid seeds which can’t produce good seeds for the next planting. Moreover, hybrid seeds are a product that creates by industrial agriculture and the big boom agrochemicals. It makes farmers become addicted to seeds in the market. Mongabaylaunched, these conditions will have a fatal impact on national food resilience.

  • Single Mother Survive in the middle of Pandemic

    Poorness was increasing during pandemic Covid-19. Many people lost their jobs, small-scale vendors close their stores, and not a few students must drop out. Statistics Indonesia Agency (BPS) releases that there is increased poorness more than 2,7 billion people in Indonesia during this pandemic. The majority income of people in Indonesia just got Rp. 460.000/person, or Rp. 2.200.000/family.

  • Training of Communication in Disaster

    Recovery and rehabilitation efforts for the community that was impacted by the earthquake and liquefaction in Central Sulawesi are really important. Therefore, IDEP Foundation held some programs, such as food resilience for the community and strengthening Disaster Management Community Groups (KMPB) in each village.

     

 

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