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120 villages in Bali categorized as disaster-prone ‘red’ zones

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Greater than 100 villages in Bali are susceptible to disasters, with native authorities saying that they face a number of dangers starting from landslides and floods to earthquakes and tsunamis. 

Appearing head of the Regional Catastrophe Administration Company (BPBD) in Bali, I Made Rentin, mentioned six areas are categorized as “crimson zones,” or disaster-prone areas, throughout the province, together with Karangasem, Bangli, Buleleng, in addition to elements of Klungkung, Badung and Tabanan. There are 120 villages in whole below the class. 

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BPBD mentioned 11 folks died this yr because of bushes collapsing, and eight of those incidents had occurred in Karangasem. In the meantime, the company recorded greater than 360 disasters up to now in 2021, nearly all of which had been landslides. 

Final month, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Karangsem killed at the very least three folks and injured dozens others, whereas a whole lot of homes reportedly sustained heavy damages. 

Rentin mentioned his workplace is engaged on capacity-building for the folks dwelling in these high-risk areas. 
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