Sun. Aug 18th, 2019

Tsunami Warning Sirens: The island of Bali Wants 10 More

Jakarta: The The island of Bali Emergency Mitigation Agency has proposed the instalment of 10 more tsunami warning sirens in the resort island’s waters to strengthen disaster mitigation, preparedness, and responses.

Dewa Putu Mantera, the agency’s acting head, has ever planned the procurement of ten more sirens of Indonesia’s Tsunami Early Alert System ( Ina-TEWS),” Head of the Bali Disaster Mitigation Agency I Made Rentin said on Sunday.

Those tsunami alert sirens would be installed in the Candi Kusuma, Yeh Ebang, Surabrata, Yeh Gangga, and Peti Tenget Beaches in the west areas coastal areas of Bali as well as five other beaches in the island’s eastern coastal areas.

The beaches that would receive the tsunami warning sirens were Lebih, Kusamba, Padang Bai Port, Candi Desa, and Jasi, Rentin said, adding that the Bali provincial government had proposed the installments of 10 more tsunami alert sirens to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency ( BNPB ) in 2012 and 2019.

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