Jakarta Field Station > News
2 Oct 2009
PADANG UPDATE: All our staff at the Padang field station are reported alive and well following the recent devastating earthquakes to hit the region.
1 Oct 2009
EARTHQUAKE OFF SUMATRAN COAST: We have not yet been able to account for all our staff at the Padang field station following the recent 7.6 Richter-scale earthquake that struck off the west coast of Sumatra, about 45km from Padang, yesterday evening [external link]. Telecommunications have been badly affected and it may take some time before we can make contact with everyone. An update will be posted here in due course.
17 July 2009
JAKARTA BOMB ATTACKS: Everybody at the Jakarta field station is reported safe following this morning's terrorist bomb attacks at two hotels in Jakarta [external link].
13 September 2007, 12:03PM (Jakarta time)
EARTHQUAKE IN SUMATRA: Everybody from our Padang branch field station is reported as safe following the recent 8.4 Richter-scale earthquake plus aftershocks that have struck off the west coast of Sumatra [external link].
6 March 2007
EARTHQUAKE IN SUMATRA: Everybody is safe and well at our Padang branch field station following the 6.3 Richter-scale earthquake that hit the area this morning [external link]. They've all gone home for the day, because there's no electricity, and as a precautionary measure (our offices are about 100 meters from the sea and almost at sea level.)
8 February 2007
BOUNCING EMAILS: Normal email service has been restored, so if you sent an email to a jakartafield.org address that bounced, please try re-sending it.
7 February 2007
BOUNCING EMAILS: Due to the current flooding in Jakarta [external link], email to jakartafield.org addresses has been disrupted and may be bouncing. As soon as service is resumed, this notice will be updated. In the meantime, please send emails to field station staff to <jakartafieldstation AT yahoo.co.id>, with the recipient's name in the subject line.
19 July 2006
The earthquake and resulting tsunami that had a devastating effect on a section of the south coast of Java on Monday 17 July 2006 [external link] has not had any reported effect on the Field Station's operations or people in Java.
30 May 2006
The earthquake that had a devastating effect on Yogyakarta and surrounding areas on Saturday 27 May 2006 [external link] has not had any effect on the Field Station's operations or people in Java.
Sumatra Disaster Update [external link]
Last modified: 2 Oct 2009, Melbourne