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    Education Through Smartphone Disaster


    BANDUNG-The development of internet technology in Indonesia continues to grow and more massive. Indonesia, which is dominated by youth people,  facilitates the penetration of this technology to become more popular and The predominantly Indonesian people of Indonesia facilitate the penetration of this technology to become more popular and color people's lives.

    Indonesian smartphone users are also growing rapidly, where in 2016 for about 132.7 million people of Indonesia have been connected to the internet from the total population of Indonesia itself as much as 256.2 million people.

    Digital marketing research institute Emarketeer estimates that in 2018 the number of smartphone active users in Indonesia will be more than 100 million people and is predicted to become the fourth largest smartphone active nation in the world after China, India and America.

    Head of Information and Public Relations Data Center of National Disaster Agency (BNPB), Sutopo Purwo Nugroho expected, this condition is a great opportunity to socialize disaster through smartphone.

    "Disaster is a necessity for Indonesian, but the disaster-conscious culture is still low so that the disaster victims are still quite big," he said.

    According to Sutopo, although the community's knowledge of the current disaster is increasing after the Aceh tsunami in 2014, this knowledge has not yet become everyday attitude and behavior.

    "That's why BNPB develops smartphone-based applications that contain movies and disaster prevention media through BNPB TV which is a news show and educational disaster information," he said.

    Sutopo said, BNPB TV shows can be easily and quickly accessed through computers, smartphones or gadgets, which are packaged in the form of videos that are easily accessible anytime and anywhere by the public.

    Every people can access BNPB TV by downloading it from Google Playstore for android user at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=tv.bnpbindonesia.app&hl=in," he said. (Parno)

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