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Urban areas need better planning

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, February 23 2012 | 09:21 am

PREMIUM Poor urban planning and over population have become the main challenges for city administrations in their efforts to minimize fatalities in times of disasters, officials and experts have said.

Sugeng Triutomo, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB)’s deputy head for disaster prevention and preparedness, said Tuesday that poor disaster mitigation and preparedness have put people at...