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Regent Issues Circular Warning of Typhoon Surigae in Jayapura

Warning of Typhoon Surigae

SENTANI, – Jayapura Regent, Matius Awoitauw, issued a circular regarding preparedness for extreme weather due to tropical cyclone Surigae. Residents are asked to be aware of potential disasters such as floods, landslides and high waves.

The circular letter Number 486/60 / SE / SET was issued by Regent Matius and signed by the Deputy Regent of Giri Wijayantoro. This appeal is addressed to all elements of society in Jayapura Regency, Papua Province.

Meteorological Station BMKG Class I Sentani has also issued an early warning regarding Typhoon Surigae. Even though the movement is away from Indonesian territory, it has resulted in extreme weather impacts in various regions.

The Deputy Regent of Jayapura, Giri Wijayantoro, appealed to the public to remain vigilant and increase preparedness for the potential for extreme weather.

Meanwhile, the Chief Executive of BPBD Jayapura, Jhonson Nainggolan, said that people should not take shelter under large trees during strong winds. “We, from the BPBD, urge the people of Jayapura Regency not to travel outside the house if there is heavy rain accompanied by strong winds,” he said.

This article was published on with the title “Bupati Issues Circular Warning of Typhoon Surigae in Jayapura”.


Special autonomy was given to West Papua based on Autonomy Bill for West Papua No.21 of 21 November 2001a. While regional autonomy was offered to other provinces (according to the Bill of Regional Autonomy No. 22 of 1999).According to the UN Declaration on Democracy [Declaration of the UN on Democracy, Adopted by Inter-Parliamentary Group Council, on its 161st session, (in Cairo, 16 September 1997) in DEMOCRACY: Its principles and achievement, Inter Parliamentary Union, Geneva: 1998], the fundamental function of a state is to guarantee the civil, cultural, economic, political, and social rights. Democracy goes hand in hand with an effective government, honest and transparent, freely chosen and responsible for public governance.

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