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21st Century Natural Disasters Killed 200,000 in Indonesia

Indonesia is prone to a great number of natural disasters than any other part of the world.

The 21st century for Indonesia has seen a major natural disaster every second year.

However with the recent Tsunami created by the volcanic eruption of Anak Krakatoa this year makes it the 3rd disaster for the year for Indonesia.




In the last 18 years over 2,00,000 people were killed by natural disasters. Earthquake and Tsunami’s topped the list.

2004 – Aceh & Nias Tsunami killed 1,70,000 people

2005 – Nias earthquake killed 1,500 people



2006 – Bantul earthquake killed 5,782 people

2006 – Pangandaran earthquake killed 660 people

2006 – Central Java landslide killed 240 people

2009 – Pandang earthquake killed 1,115 people

2010 – Merapi volcanic eruption killed 353 people

2010 – West Sumatra earthquake and tsunami killed 440 people

2014 – Karangkobar landslides killed 100 people

2018 – Lombok earthquake killed 564 people




2018 – Palu earthquake killed 2,256 people

2018 – Anak Krakatoa Tsunami and Volcanic eruption

figures from wikipedia

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