The South Bantul region historically has the potential threat of earthquakes and tsunamis. However, this threat does not reduce the interest in developing tourism, especially along the coast of Bantul. This notion can be seen in the increasing number of centers of various activities and the expansion of population settlements. For this reason, active steps are needed to mitigate disasters.
The Garuda UNY team already has many achievements in various competitions at the international level. Garuda EV-22 UNY Won Three Awards at Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2022 and officially won in the Overall Champion category. In addition, the team won 1st Place in the Urban Gasoline Engine Category for the 2021 Energy Saving Car Contest (KMHE). The 2021 Shell Eco Marathon has become a memorable experience since the team broke the Asia Pacific record.