Check your location


26 September 2017 at 12:00 local Bali time Bali Tourism Board is actively disseminating the link on google map which is already marked with the 12 km radius of Mount Agung summit. Locals and tourists alike, everyone may check their specific location whether within the radius of 12 km summit. Use your smart mobile phone to click this google map link with your GPS Location indicator turned on https://goo.gl/maps/kEa7Kcn7Jk32 The blue dot indicates your location and you can see it with corelation to the 12 km radius of Mount Agung summit adviced to be cleared by the government. For tour operators and travel agents who…...

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BNPB Puji Respons Masyarakat Bali


Kompas.com - 25/09/2017, 22:48 WIB JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Kepala Pusat Data dan Informasi Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB) Sutopo Purwo Nugroho memuji masyarakat Bali, khususnya penduduk di dekat Gunung Agung terkait respons mereka menghadapi bencana. "Modal sosial dan gotong royong masyarakat Bali sangat luar biasa," kata Sutopo di kantor BNPB, Jakarta, Senin (25/9/2017). Menurut Sutopo, masyarakat Bali memaknai letusan Gunung Agung sebagai sebuah hajatan dari Sang Gunung. Mereka percaya bahwa ini saatnya mereka harus menyingkir sejenak dari kawasan sekitar gunung. "Masyarakat memaknai letusan Gunung Agung sedang punya gawe sehingga menyingkir sesaat," kata dia. Tak hanya itu, konsep "sister village" juga diterapkan masyarakat Bali. Konsep ini…...

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Evacuation reaches completion


25 September 2017 18:00 local Bali time A total of 48'540 Mount Agung evacuees are now occupying the 301 shelters across the island. Bali Tourism Board expresses deep thanks to each and every individual who is working hand in hand to ensure the smooth evacuation of both humans and domestic animals which had started since Thursday night, 21 September 2017. Please continue to keep alert at all times and avoid the 12 kilometer radius of Mount Agung summit. When in doubt, check your position on google map Cek Posisi Anda! https://goo.gl/maps/kEa7Kcn7Jk32 Thank you....

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OFFICIAL STATEMENT on Mount Agung


OFFICIAL STATEMENT Nomor : 956/GIPIBALI-BTB/K-IX/2017 Bali Tourism Board notes the increased frequency of Bali Airport coordination meetings between airline companies and all related airport authorities.  Reported during these airport meetings is the latest satelite image of Mount Agung and so far, as of this afternoon, the image shows no detection of volcanic ash. Intense monitoring continues for the Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation and in coordination with the VA Advisory Darwin, Australia. Bali Airport, I Gusti Ngurah Rai International, is operating as normal. Airline activities around Bali airspace are still normal with passengers' arrival departure process maintained and no record of rushed departure of tourists. Ferries…...

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No volcanic ash detected


24 September 2017 18:00 local Bali time The latest satelite image of Mount Agung shows no volvanic ash detected. However, Bali Tourism Board urges all to start preparing sufficient stock of face masks in the case of an ashfall.  The best measure to guard against an ashfall is to stay indoors. Yet if it is necessary to go out, then the best protective measure against suspended ash is to wear a face mask. Recommended usage and model: http://www.ivhhn.org/ If a face mask is not available, then use a wet cloth over the face as a makeshift mask. Contact lenses should be removed to avoid eye abbrassion. Bali…...

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Kunjungan Menko Kemaritiman


1. Pada hari minggu tgl 24 September 2017 Pukul 13.15 Wita bertempat di Pelabuhan crush Tanah Ampo Kec Manggis Kab Karangasem (Posko komando tanggap darurat erupsi gunung agung) telah tiba Menteri kemaritiman Bpk Binsar Luhut Panjaitan yang didampingi Kasdam/IX Udayana dalam rangka meninjau lokasi bencana Gunung Agung dan disambut oleh bupati Karangasem An. I Gusti Ayu Mas Sumatri dan Dandim 1623/Karangasem An Letkol Inf Fierman S. Agustus serta Kapolres Karangasem. 2. Rombongan Menteri Kemaritiman sbb: a. Ridwan Djamaludin b. Safri Burhanudin c. Lambock V. Nahattands d. Septian Hario Seto e. Masyita Crystalin f. Lenita Sulthani g. Rafael Dwinatu h. Egistya Paranda 3. Rangkaian giat sbb: a. Pukul 13.15 Wita Rombongan tiba…...

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Social commitment is Bali's greatest asset


Sunday, 24 September 2017 07:30 local Bali time Bali Tourism Board expresses appreciation to each individual Balinese who has opened up their homes to welcome refugees. This social commitment proofs to be Bali's greatest asset. Culture that is ingrained deeply within the Balinese way of life develops a commitment for social responsibility. Surfing through social media, we noticed that many locals are opening up their homes to shelter Mount Agung refugees. Food and water are also continuously being delivered to shelters. Expatriates, tourists and locals alike, everyone show care and active contribution to mitigation efforts. Minute-to-minute updates are passed through social media regarding the…...

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Bali Airport is operating as normal


Saturday, 23 September 2017 17:00 local Bali time Bali Airport, I Gusti Ngurah Rai International, has increased coordination meetings every two hours since the alert level of Mount Agung was raised last night on 22 September 2017 at 20:30 local Bali time. Airlines schedule currently remain normal and passengers' arrival departure process is maintained. Bali Tourism Board thanks Bali Airport authorities and all airlines team involved in its efforts to monitor closely the Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation and VA Advisory Darwin, Australia. On the foothill of Mount Agung, refugees continue to seek shelter in the designated areas allocated by the government. Basic needs…...

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Mount Agung Today


23 September 2017 10:00 local Bali time As Mount Agung level has now been raised to Level 4 (danger) since 22 September 2017 at 20:30 local Bali time, we praised the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources for intense attention given to coordinating the mitigation. Refugees currently amount to 17551 adults and children, the utmost need is for food particularly baby's milk, rice and mineral water. Bali Tourism Board team, led by Rai Arya, is now actively on the ground to facilitate all provisions. We continue to urge all not to panic as many irresponsible issues are spread on social media. Please seek credible…...

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Status Awas untuk Gunung Agung


OFFICIAL STATEMENT Adanya peningkatan aktivitas vulkanik dari kegempaan yang terus meningkat maka status Gunung Agung di Kabupaten Karangasem Provinsi Bali dinaikkan dari Siaga (Level 3) menjadi Awas (Level 4) oleh PVMBG Badan Geologi. Level Awas adalah level tertinggi dalam status gunungapi. Status Awas berlaku terhitung mulai tanggal 22/9/2017 pukul 20.30 Wita. Rekomendasi PVMBG adalah masyarakat di sekitar Gunung Agung dan pendaki/pengunjung/wisatawan agar tidak beraktivitas, tidak melakukan pendakian dan tidak berkemah di dalam area kawah Gunung Agung dan di seluruh area di dalam radius 9 kilometer dari kawah puncak G. Agung dan ditambah perluasan sektoral ke arah Utara, Timur Laut, Tenggara dan Selatan-Baratdaya…...

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