Gunung Agung is one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia located in Karangasem regency, Bali. Mount Agung had an increased activity and on September 18, 2017 the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) officially raised the status of the alert into alert, as well as on 22 September 2017 rose again to alert. Residents and pets have been evacuated to spread to several evacuations. However on October 29, 2017 PVMBG officially downgraded its status from alert to alert.
Refugees living in evacuation with makeshift facilities, automatically will appear some diseases that attack the refugees. The government, especially the Dinas Kesehatan, also contributed to the handling of these issues, ranging from the health of the IDPs who must be maintained, the trauma healing after the disaster, and many refugees belonging to the vulnerable categories of elderly, pregnant women and toddlers.
As the status of Mount Agung rose, a team from UGM Geodesy Engineering in cooperation with UGM Disaster Response Unit (DERU) and Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) successfully mapping the area around the slopes of Mount Agung using the Buffalo FX-79 drill facility. Visualization gained is very helpful to see the current state of Mount Agung.
Webinar series of November period is the theme of handling situation of Gunung Agung. Discussion and sharing experiences about programs and actions that have been undertaken by the local Dinas Kesehatan in handling the disaster. Besides sharing the experience of the Geodesy Engineering team about the process and finally managed to get the visualization of Mount Agung.
Link for webinar registration: http://www.bencana-kesehatan.net/index.php/65-agenda/2852-webinar-series-situasi-penanganan-aktivitas-gunung-agung