Indonesia’s Legal Complexities in Responding to Natural Disasters and the Business Environment

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Indonesia is a country prone to natural disasters such as tectonic earthquakes and tsunamis. With several severe disasters occurring in Indonesia, it has been found that there are several crucial weaknesses in disaster management, including the unavailability of a comprehensive and integrated legal infrastructure. This chapter evaluates the implementation of Indonesia’s disaster management law and the related rules and guidelines, including their impact on international disaster response participation. It focuses on the legal aspects of Indonesia’s new disaster management system. It examines how the IDRL guidelines have been implemented into Indonesia’s new disaster management system, with the legal framework for facilitating and regulating international help in disaster response and how it impacted the business environment. The focus of this chapter is the development of a disaster management regime in Indonesia that is influenced by several disasters that happened in Indonesia.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Handbook of Disaster Research
PublisherSpringer, Singapore
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-19-8388-7
ISBN (Print)978-981-19-8387-0
Publication statusPublished - 12 Sept 2022


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