What is InaSAFE?

What is InaSAFE?

InaSAFE is free software that produces realistic natural hazard impact scenarios for better planning, preparedness and response activities. It provides a simple but rigorous way to combine data from scientists, local governments and communities to provide insights into the likely impacts of future disaster events.

What caused the Jakarta flood?

Other contributing factors include clogged sewage pipes and waterways that service an increasing population, in addition to deforestation near rapidly urbanizing Bogor and Depok in Jakarta’s hinterland. Jakarta is an urban area with complex socio-economic problems that indirectly contribute to triggering a flood event.

Why are floods getting worse in Jakarta?

She said overdevelopment, too much concrete, a lack of green space, and over-extraction of groundwater contribute to severe flooding and make Jakarta the world’s fastest sinking city. “And that means that this year, and potentially in future years, this flooding crisis will only get worse.”

Is Jakarta still sinking?

The land surface is sinking while the sea is rising The latest study from IPB University in West Java, Indonesia, showed various areas in Jakarta were at risk of sinking between 1.8cm and 10.7cm per year during 2019 and 2020. While the capital’s land surface is sinking, the sea is rising.

Is Jakarta going to sink?

As Indonesia’s capital and most populous megacity, Jakarta needs rapid solutions to tackle the problems of land subsidence and sea-level rise. A recent study by the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) stated that, without aggressive effort, around 25 percent of the capital area will be submerged in 2050.

What is the InaSAFE realtime flood page?

The InaSAFE Realtime Flood page contains near real time flood impact assessments following recent floods in Jakarta, Indonesia. Flood data are sourced from PetaBencana.id who crowdsource social media reports directly from people on the ground. InaSAFE impact assessments are made every six hours for areas flooded in the last six hours.

How do I add a flood forecast to InaSAFE FBA?

Click the Add Flood button on the right side of the navigation bar to add your flood forecast layer. Click the Browse Flood button on the bottom right of InaSAFE FBA to browse flood forecasts. Add Flood Forecast

What is the latest version of InaSAFE?

InaSAFE 4.1 is released! We are pleased to announce that InaSAFE 4.1 is released! InaSAFE 4.0 is released! We are pleased to announce that InaSAFE 4.0 is now available. Team members behind the InaSAFE project will be holding a side event at Understanding Risk 2016.

Is Makassar City flood prepared?

Makassar city of South Sulawesi province is an area that experiences flood every year. To improve flood preparedness, the Makassar Disaster Management Agency (BPBD Makassar) developed flood contingency plans for Makassar City in 2013.