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【A-PAD Indonesia】 Tourism DRR Model Coordination Meeting Held in West Java

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【A-PAD Indonesia】 Tourism DRR Model Coordination Meeting Held in West Java


WEST JAVA, Indonesia, November 9, 2023 – A-PAD Indonesia is focused on strengthening the disaster prevention capacity of local tourist destinations. A-PAD met with DRR and tourism experts in West Java province for the first coordination meeting to discuss the “Tourism DRR Model Plan”.

21 representatives from various sectors participated including the National Agency for Disaster Countermeasure (BPBD) from West Java and Bandung, Tourism and Culture Office in West Java, Regional Planning Board (Bappeda), Weste Java Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysic (BMKG), Indonesia Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI), Lembang Provincial Office, and DRR Forums in West Java and Lembang.

The meeting discussed the introduction of a DRR certification system for hotels.

A-PAD Indonesia has been supporting DRR capacities in the hotel and tourism industry. The DRR certification system has already been launched in three provinces (Bali, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara). A-PAD aims to expand the system into two additional provinces, West Java and Banten, and further promote the DRR network.

This project is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan’s Grant Aid for Japanese NGO Projects.