Indonesia is the world’s third highest-populated country in Asia, with a population of 262 million people.
Forty per cent of its citizens could be vulnerable to unprecedented natural hazards in the future
Indonesia is also a unique country blessed with an abundance of natural resources. But it does come with its own convoluted problems
in terms of its geology and hydrology aspects.
This can have a huge impact on the frequent occurrence of various natural threats and hazards.
Indonesia is a country that is vulnerable to natural hazards, it is often referred to as the “Disaster Supermarket”
Indonesia has 407 climate patterns with 342 season zone patterns and 65 patterns of non-season zones
Indonesia has 500 volcanoes located at the meeting point of three lithospheric plates.
Indonesia is also located on three shelf areas and between two circums
Indonesia is located between two continents - Asia and Australia - and two oceans - the Pacific and Indian oceans
Indonesia is the fourth most populous nation in the world with 262 million population. 27.3% are 0-14 years old, 66.5% are 15-64 years old,
and 6.1% are 64 years old and above
The number of natural hazard-caused disasters from 2005 – 2015
The total percentage of hydrometeorological disasters
The total percentage of geological disasters
The Influence of climate change also contributes to an increase in hydrometeorological disasters