Sutopo Purwo Nugroho

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Nugroho in 2017

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho (7 October 1969 – 7 July 2019) was an Indonesian civil servant and academic. He was born in Boyolali, Central Java. He served as the head of public relations for the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB). He began working for the government in 1994, and became a full member of the BNPB in 2010. He also taught at the University of Indonesia, Bogor Agricultural Institute and Indonesia Defence University.

Nugroho died of lung cancer on 7 July 2019 in Guangzhou, China. He was 49.[1]

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  1. "Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49". ABC News. 7 July 2019. Retrieved 7 July 2019.