Disaster Displacement: Indonesia Country Briefing

Publication | January 2023

This Indonesia country briefing outlines how events such as floods, earthquakes, and tsunamis force thousands from their homes each year and shows how data can improve assistance as climate vulnerability and low development raise disaster risk.

A copublication with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, it explains how 6.5 million new displacements were sparked by 1,845 events from 2010-2021, and assesses the impact of disasters including riverine floods on health, housing, and livelihoods. It outlines policies to improve data collection and limit the financial burden of disasters as unplanned urbanization and climate change threaten to exacerbate displacement across Indonesia’s 17,000 islands.


  • Displacement figures at a glance
  • Disaster displacement in Indonesia
  • The cost of disaster displacement
  • Capacity to prevent and respond to disaster displacement

Additional Details

  • Environment
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Indonesia
  • 16
  • 8.5 x 11
  • BRF230017-2
  • 978-92-9270-017-1 (print)
  • 978-92-9270-018-8 (electronic)

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