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Indonesia: Drought: 2015/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 2015/08
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Drought
Outline The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has warned Bali that a severe drought could become widespread on the island, including in some tourist spots, within months.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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DOMPET DHUAFA 2015/08/31
Indonesia - Drought in Indonesia 2015 Situation Report, Period 31 August 2015

Jakarta Post 2015/08/18
The East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) provincial administration claimed to have anticipated the drought by making various mitigation efforts while several areas in Central Sulawesi and South Sumatra are still suffering from the prolonged dry season.

Jakarta Post 2015/08/19
Water shortages would become severe in Bali, as well as on Java Island and West and East Nusa Tenggara provinces. Data from the Bali Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) shows that four regencies are experiencing drought: Buleleng in northern Bali, Karangasem in eastern Bali, Klungkung and Bangli.