Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Keeping Ahead of the Wave
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Keeping Ahead of the Wave

Benoa Hotels and Local Citizens Cooperate to Save Lives and Become 'Tsunami Ready.'


Bali News: Bali, tsunami, GTZ, GITEWS, Bali Hotels Association, The Segara Hotel, Benoa Rose Residence, Benoa Palm, Ramada Benoa Hotel, Rasa Sayang Hotel, The Bali Khama Hotel, Puri Panca Setia Hotel, Club Bali Mirage, Grand Bali Mirage Hotel.
Click Image to Enlarge

(9/19/2009)

On Thursday, September 10, 2009, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed at the Ramada Benoa Hotel between the local community and Tanjung Benoa tourism industries to make the small peninsula just north of the Nusa Dua Complex "tsunami ready."

An initiative of GTZ (German Technical Cooperation)-GITEWS (German-Indonesian Cooperation for Tsunami Early Warning System) and Bali Hotels Association [BHA] and assisted by the Indonesian Red Cross - the project has created a potentially life-saving framework for Tanjung Benoa in the event of a tsunami. A flat and very low-lying peninsula exposed directly to the Indian Ocean, the community of Tanjung Benoa could offer no "high ground" for local resident seeking safety if the tsunami siren sounded, warning of an imminent inbound wave.

The obvious solution close at hand was to devise a system that would provide immediate quick access to the multi-storied hotels built at Tanjung Benoa where, conceivably, people on the upper floors during a tsunami would be spared the fatal consequences of a tsunami attack.

The MoU just concluded provides for a joint evacuation plan, a evacuation trigger, evacuation procedures and codes of conduct. Commencing immediately, nine Tanjung Benoa hotels will open their doors to the community at risk in case of an official tsunami alarm being sounded.

The initiative is viewed as a good example on community cooperation in disaster risk reduction, serving as a template for future 'tsunami ready' plans in Indonesia.

The Tanjung Benoa Tsunami Preparedness team partners are the Bali Hotels Association [BHA] and The Segara Hotel, Benoa Rose Residence, Benoa Palm, Ramada Benoa Hotel, Rasa Sayang Hotel, The Bali Khama Hotel, Puri Panca Setia Hotel, Club Bali Mirage, Grand Bali Mirage Hotel , Kelurahan Tanjung Benoa, the Indonesian Red Cross, GTZ-GITEWS, and the Indonesian Department of Culture and Tourism.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Cherish the Children
4th Asian Forum on the Rights of Child Hosted at Bali Safari and Marine Park
(11/28/2016)
A Holiday that Sparkles Like a Jewel
Celebrate The Holiday Season At The John Hardy Ubud Workshop & Showroom
(11/27/2016)
That’s the Lot
Tanah Lot On Target to Receive Record Number of Visitors for 2016
(11/27/2016)
Missing Punters
Water Sports Operator at Tanjung Benoa at a Loss to Explain Sudden Downturn in Business
(11/27/2016)
Keeping AIDS at Bay with ARV in Bali
Bali Supply of ARV to Manage HIV Cases in Bali is Sufficient
(11/27/2016)
License and Registration, Please
Gianyar, Bali Police Ticket 1,500 Motorists in First Nine Days of ‘Operasi Zebra Agung’
(11/27/2016)
One out of a Dozen
Only One Minister Out of 12 Invited Show Up for One Day Study Tour of Nusa Penida
(11/27/2016)
The Capital of Merriment at Year’s End
Denpasar Festival December 28-31, 2017
(11/27/2016)
Bless Our Beasts, Great and Small
‘Tumpek Kandang' – A Day Dedicated to Animals Celebrated at Bali Safari & Marine Park
(11/27/2016)
Eliminating Japanese Encephalitis in Bali
Bali Selected for Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Pilot Project in 2017
(11/27/2016)
Narrow Squeak with the Law
Australian Teenager Flies Home to Australia After Spending Two Days with Bali Police After Suspicious Substance Found in His Possession
(11/27/2016)
Tourism Needs a Firm Foundation
North Bali Tourism Needs Infrastructure Support
(11/27/2016)
All [News]!