National Board for Disaster Management (Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana - BNPB) (Indonesia)
History of the Establishment (BNPB)
History of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) was formed is inseparable from the development of disaster management during the independence to natural disasters in the form of a devastating earthquake in the Indian Ocean in the 20th century. Meanwhile, these developments are greatly influenced in the context of the situation, scope and paradigm of disaster management.
Seeing the current reality, various disasters that are motivated by geographical, geological, hydrological, and demographic conditions encourage Indonesia to build a vision to build the nation's resilience in facing disasters.See more