Dusun Bakalan, Cangkringan

Posted by  Disaster Oasis
Dusun Bakalan, Kecamatan Cangkringan, one of the hamlets that were devastated by lava and pyroclastic material from Merapi eruption and explosion on November 5, 2010 still in total ruins a week after. The houses were piled by sands, volcanic ashes and other materials; the smell of  sulphur and dead bodies (perhaps from the cattle that were killed during disaster) was still hanging in the air. There was no sign of life, but some people, who intentionally came to witness what were left in the disaster affected hamlets.
note: please see the pictures at the previous post using the same title: Dusun Bakalan, Cangkringan


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Oase in Disaster - Yakkum Emergency Unit This blog is official blog of Yakkum Emergency Unit Member of ACT Alliance and Member of Humanitarian Forum of Indonesia. The contents of this blog covers the YEU's activities related to emergency responds activities in Indonesia. Currently, we are working in emergency respon in three different areas; to respond Wasior flash-flood affected people in Manokwari, West Papua, tsunami-Mentawai affected people in Mentawai, West Sumatera, and Merapi Volcano Eruption in Central Java and Yogyakarta. At the national level, we are coordinating within the network of Humanitarian Forum of Indonesia (HFI) and at the International level we're coordinating with Global Network for Disaster Reduction and ACT Alliance. Email: yeu@yeu.or.id Follow us in twitter @yeu2001 www.yeu.or.id www.actalliance.org www.humanitarianforumindonesia.org
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