Enhancing Risk Communication and Community Engagement: Insights from ADRA Indonesia’s Anticipatory Action Program

Some people are participating in the Dissemination of Study Results on Risk Communication and Community Engagement in Anticipatory Actions

Since 2022, ADRA has been implementing an anticipatory action program known as Forecast-based Financing for Anticipatory Action (FFACT) in four districts: Kupang District (East Nusa Tenggara Province or NTT), Bima District (West Nusa Tenggara Province or NTB), Sigi District (Central Sulawesi Province), and Pandeglang District (Banten Province). These districts are recognized as disaster-prone areas. The […]

Public Consultation on Disaster Emergency Preparedness SOP of Pandeglang Regency

Pandeglang Regency faces significant threats including floods, droughts, extreme weather, and more. Floods and droughts, in particular, pose recurrent high risks according to disaster assessments from 2014 to 2018. The Regional Disaster Management Agency and Fire Department (BPBD-PK) in Pandeglang has identified seven districts susceptible to drought due to El Niño. BPBD-PK has established distribution […]

Hasan Bisri: Strengthening Resilience in Pandeglang District

Hasan Bisri, Acting Head of BPBD Pandeglang stated that the Pandeglang District Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) has taken several steps related to Anticipatory Action. First, they conducted socialization through social media and several radio stations. Second, they provided socialization and education to the head of the sub-district. Third, they conveyed information in official meetings […]

Building Resilience: Anticipatory Action Project in East Nusa Tenggara

ADRA is taking significant strides in making a positive impact on the communities of East Nusa Tenggara with the implementation of the Anticipatory Action Project! Anticipatory Action is a proactive approach that focuses on pre-emptively responding to potential disasters and climate-related threats, reducing their impact and safeguarding lives and livelihoods. Recently, ADRA organized a Focus […]

Focus Group Discussion on the Development of Emergency Preparedness SOP in Pandeglang District

ADRA facilitates the development of guidelines and protocols for Emergency Preparedness SOP in Pandeglang Regency. The activities that will be carried out to develop guidelines and emergency preparedness protocols are coordination and consultation meetings as well as continuous focus group discussions (FGD). There were 34 participants attending the Focus Group Discussion from 15 organizations. “There […]

School Students and Teachers Engage in Disaster Preparedness Workshop and Earthquake Drill

In a dedicated effort to prioritize the safety and well-being of its students and teachers, ADRA was invited by Perguruan Advent 01 Jakarta for a comprehensive disaster preparedness workshop and earthquake drill. The goal was to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to respond effectively during emergencies, particularly earthquakes. By engaging both students […]

Joint Meeting of Stakeholders to Share Experiences Related to the Response to Handling the Covid-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is still not over to this day. The Government’s efforts to suppress the transmission of the virus are continuing. It can be seen from promotive and preventive efforts, the importance of multi-sector cooperation, strengthening regional capacity in managing health care in the region, strengthening regulations and information systems, including increasing community participation […]

House Retrofitting for the Rustam family

Takandeang village, Tapalang sub-district, located on the Trans Sulawesi Poros road, is a village approximately 34 kilometres from Mamuju City, West Sulawesi. Being far from the city causes limitations, the progress of modernisation is not evenly accessible to the local village community. It is where 48-year-old Rustam and his family live. He lives a simple […]

Covid-19: Psychological First Aid and Mental Health

Through PULIH Bersama Project, ADRA will strengthen community resilience by providing local communities, including marginalized people, with psychosocial support and mental health referrals; and increasing understanding on livelihood support for those who have been severely impacted by the economic crisis resulting from the pandemic. Therefore, to build and encourage the involvement of the community and […]