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 · Bali Builds a Crisis Center
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

Bali Builds a Crisis Center

French Financed Center will Coordinate Island's Response to Natural and Man-Made Disasters.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(11/15/2008)

Bali will soon have a Center for the Operational Coordination of Natural Disaster Relief (Pusat Pengendalian Operasi Penanggulangan Bencana), more succinctly known as "the crisis center".

The cornerstone for the new facility financed by the French Red Cross was installed on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, in a ceremony involving Jean Arnaud Etchanchu, the head of the French Red Cross; Kusmayanto Kadiman, the Indonesian Minister for Research and Technology; and Made Mangku Pastika, the governor of the province of Bali.

Located behind the Kesbanglimas office in Renon, the facility cost Rp. 5 billion (US$450,000) to build and equip. When completed, the facility will be staffed around the clock to monitor and coordinate responses to potential natural disasters – such as floods, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. The Center will also respond to manmade catastrophes such as terrorism and public disorder.

Staff by 24 personnel working on a round-the-clock basis, the crisis center will be equipped with the latest communication and monitoring technologies when it comes into formal operations on August 14, 2009.

Jean Arnaud Etchanchu told the press that the new center is being constructed with reinforced concrete and steel to withstand earthquakes. Etchanchu added, "in addition, the center will feature the latest technology able to communicate instantly with the Bureau of Metereology and Geophysics and secondary crisis centers across Bali.


© 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
For Your Bali Shopping List
5 Things to Buy During a Bali Holiday
(4/22/2017)
Fugitive Criminal Seeking an Escape
Chinese Criminal Attempts Suicide While Awaiting Extradition to China
(4/22/2017)
Kartini Hangs Ten
Female Surfers in Bali Celebrate Kartini Day by Wearing Sarong Kebayas
(4/22/2017)
Telling Bali You’re the Best
TripAdvisor Travels to Bali to Bestow ‘Best Destination’ Award on the Island
(4/22/2017)
Keeping a Closer Eye of Foreign Visitors
Denpasar Cracking Down on Foreigners Not Following the Immigration and Manpower Regulations
(4/21/2017)
Contraband – Smashed and Burned
Contraband – Smashed and Burned by Bali Customs Office
(4/21/2017)
When the Spirit Moves You
Traditional Dance Performance in Marga, West Bali Turns Bloody when Audience Runs Amuck in Frenzied Trance
(4/21/2017)
A Pungent Peak
Lake Batur at Kintamani Now Plagued by Unexplained Stench
(4/21/2017)
It’s the Only Earth We Have
Earth Day 2017 Dedicated to Education at Bali Safari & Marine Park
(4/21/2017)
Run Way Imagination
Sneak Preview of Bali’s New Airport of the North at Kubutambahan
(4/21/2017)
Beirut by the Bottle
A Lebanese Affair with Château Musar at The St. Regis Bali Resort, Friday, April 28, 2017
(4/21/2017)
A Toke Too Far from Home
German Tourist Arrested with Small Quantity of Marijuana at Bali’s Airpo
(4/21/2017)
All [News]!