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BMKG holds SLCN to educate fishers and ensure safety at sea

“Anytime there is early warning, authorities can disseminate information and forecasts can be disseminated quickly.

JAKARTA (ANTARA) – The Meteorological, Climate and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) aims to improve the safety and welfare of fishermen through the 2022 Fisherman Weather School (SLCN).

“The SLCN, which is regularly hosted by the Meteorological, Climate and Geophysical Agency in many coastal areas, is a real form of institutional support for the development of Indonesia’s fisheries and marine sector,” said Dwikorita, BMKG Director. Karnawati said. announcement on Saturday.

The SCLN, held on Wednesday (10 August 2022) in Tayu Wetang Village, Pati District, Tayu Sub District, Central Java, was held with the theme “SLCN Creates Great, Happy and Prosperous Fishermen”. I was.

The school was held as part of the government’s measures to increase fishermen’s understanding and knowledge of sea weather, Karnawati said. Apart from efforts to minimize the risk of maritime casualties, SCLNs are pursued to enable fishermen to increase their catches.

The Pati area has marine and fisheries resources that stretch from the coastline to the sea, more than four miles wide and approximately 60 kilometers.

It also has brackish water fish ponds covering an area of ​​approximately 10,329 hectares (ha) and an ever-growing freshwater fish stock.

Patty already has the necessary resources that she can develop to meet community expectations. There are also new sources of growth that help meet the development goals and objectives of the marine and fisheries sectors.

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However, while BMKG has continued to monitor, analyze and forecast weather conditions and waves, climate uncertainty has become a major challenge for the marine and fisheries sectors in recent years. Fatal maritime accidents have become commonplace as a result of climate uncertainty.

Fishermen’s education helps them understand when to set sail by observing wave heights and work in a safe place to properly catch fish without wasting time or taking risks. is expected.

Karunawati hopes that fishermen can make the most of the school and weather information they receive from the agency to stay safe at sea and gain more wealth from the region’s marine resources. said there is.

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“Anytime there is an early warning, authorities can disseminate information and forecasts can be disseminated quickly. she explained.

Sudewo, a member of House Committee V, urged fishermen to take SLCN seriously and increase their knowledge.

He also demanded that the school be disseminated to all fishermen so that they could apply the knowledge gained from this school to optimize their work while paying attention.

“Please spread the information to others. God wills, in the next few years we will do it again. This knowledge will be very helpful,” Sudewo said.

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