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: 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…...


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…...


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…...


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…...


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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