Water Dialogue Program

Water Dialogue Program is a collaboration program between the Dutch Government (RVO) and the Provincial Government of Java Central Java which aims to overcome land subsidence on the north coast of Central Java (especially Semarang and Demak), through the Preparation of Assessment Documents and an Adaptation and Mitigation Roadmap of Land Subsidence of Central Java […]

Collaboration between IKUPI, IAP of Central Java Province, and CURE-UNDIP in a Book Development entitled “Urban Climate Resilience: Concepts, Practices, Instruments, and Governance”

City resilience is a condition where the city already has sufficient capacity to deal with various disturbances, including due to climate change. Multidimensional or multi-sectoral understanding and involvement of various stakeholders are needed to realize urban resilience. The realization of urban resilience is also influenced by how this multidimensional or multi-sectoral understanding is accommodated in […]

Mobilizing Policy (In) Capacity to Fight COVID-19: Understanding Variations in State Responses

Abstract The objective of this collection of essays is to gain insights into the different national-level state responses to COVID-19 around the world and the conditions that shaped them. The pandemic offers a natural experiment wherein the policy problem governments faced was the same but the responses they made were different, creating opportunities for comparison […]

Rechanneling the City Guideline Document

Rechanneling the City is a design concept to improve water management in areas with relatively dense population and buildings through optimization the function of water infrastructure in urban areas. The functional of water infrastructure is maximizing through increasing additional capacity for storage, infiltration and regulation of water flow. Improvements in water infrastructure expected to improve […]

Resilient Kampung Guideline Document

Climate change has posed a bigger challenge to the development of Indonesian cities and increased social and economic vulnerability for communities. Higher rainfall intensity, sea-level rise, storm surges, slowly give losses to the cities and its people: loss of livelihoods for coastal communities due to tides and abrasion, damage to houses and residential infrastructure and […]

Water Dialogue Program

Water Dialogues is part of the Building with Nature (BnW) Indonesia program initiated by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing, Ecoshape Foundation, and Wetlands International. The Building with Nature program built through multidisciplinary collaboration that aims to develop the resilience of 70,000 communities along the coast of […]

Establishment of Resilient Kelurahan on Disaster (Katana) Lempongsari as an Effort toward Resilient Semarang

Kelurahan Tangguh Bencana (Katana) is a sub-district that can independently adapt to potential disaster threats, as well as recover quickly from the adverse impacts of disasters (Perka BNPB No.1/2012). As one of Semarang City’s efforts to build city resilience against the impacts of climate change, Semarang City has initiated the formation of a Katana through […]