• Crisis Severity ?
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Impact ?
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Humanitarian Conditions ?
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Complexity ?
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Access Constraints ?
    No constraints
    Extreme constraints

Key figures

  • 237,655,000 Total population [?]
  • 604,000 People displaced [?]
  • 1,467,000 People in Need [?]



Indonesia sits on the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’ and is prone to frequent natural disasters in the form of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, flooding, and tsunamis. The biggest disasters of 2018 were the series of earthquakes affecting Lombok (West Nusa Tenggara province) in July, the tsunami in Central Sulawesi in September, and the Sunda Straits tsunami caused by the Anak Krakatoa eruption in December.?It is estimated that at least 1.47 million people, including some 64,000 displaced, remain in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the three disasters. People have needs across several sectors, including food, shelter, healthcare, WASH and livelihoods.?The government disaster agency and national NGOs, with input from international donors and a few select international agencies, continue to respond to these disasters.

INFORM measures Indonesia's risk of humanitarian crisis and disaster to be medium, at 4.7/10.?

Latest Developments


09/06: Heavy rainfall has been affecting Sulawesi (South, Southeast, and Central provinces) and East Kalimantan since 9 June, triggering floods and landslides that have resulted in casualties and displacement. Houses, bridges, roads, schools and health facilities have also been damaged. An estimated 70,000 people have been affected in total, including 9,800 people displaced in Southeast Sulawesi. As of 17 June, the only area still affected by flooding in East Kalimantan is Samarinda city, where an emergency response has been declared until 21 June. Immediate needs include WASH, shelter, health, NFIs and food. National and local disaster management agencies and military are responding. Further rainfall is forecast over the coming days.?