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RDI e-seminar: Reflection of Indonesia Earthquake Mitigation Policy: Lessons Learned from Pidie Jaya, Aceh Earthquake 2016

Two RDI senior research fellows: Dr. Jonatan Lassa (CDU) and Dr. Saut Sagala (ITB) joined for making an e-seminar on 5 January 2017. The e-seminar was on Indonesia Earthquake Mitigation Policy. Jonatan Lassa is the organizer of this seminar and Saut Sagala presented his reflection of Indonesia spatial planning policy on earthquake disaster management. This initiative is hosted by a blackboard system of Charles Darwin University, presented five speakers in total. While the discussion and language used were in Indonesian, the participants were from several countries, such as Europe (UK, Germany), Asia (Indonesia), Australia. The e-seminar room was joined by about 25 participants who were very active in the discussions. The current seminar was represented by mostly academicians and humanitarian professionals. In the next e-seminar it is expected to bring up some policy makers involved. RDI is very proud to be co-hosting this event.