A Preliminary Portrait of Extractive-Dirty Energy Investments and The People’s Safety in Disaster-Prone Areas of Indonesia

The report was launched one day after Indonesia’s disaster preparedness day in 2021, and days after a high-level climate meeting of 40 state leaders, including Indonesia. Indonesia, along with many other countries, is currently facing a multi-sided crisis. Pandemics, socio-economic crises, biodiversity loss, and moreover the threat of climate change impacts are increasing. But unfortunately, what President Jokowi said at the meeting did not reflect the urgency that Indonesia is currently facing. The various pro-extractive, mining and coal policies that have been taken by the Jokowi administration, as well as the findings in this report lead us to a conclusion: Indonesia is not prepared for disasters.

Inviting Disasters

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