More than 30 000 affected by flooding in East Kalimantan, Indonesia

More than 30 000 affected by flooding in East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Floods in Samarinda City, East Kalimantan Province, Indonesia over the past couple of days affected 30 894 people, the disaster management (BPBD) reported on May 25. Inundations started from around May 22, following a period of heavy rain, affecting four…

Major floods submerge 22 000 homes in West Java, Indonesia

Major floods submerge 22 000 homes in West Java, Indonesia

Major flooding affecting West Java, Indonesia since April 30, 2020, submerged 21 888 houses — affecting up to 81 088 residents — in five sub-districts of Bandung District, according to the West Java Disaster Mitigation (BPBD). The flood-hit areas are Dayeuhkolot,…

Ongoing floods affect more than 25 000 in East Java, Indonesia

Ongoing floods affect more than 25 000 in East Java, Indonesia

Flooding across the Lamongan District in East Java, Indonesia, since April 9, 2020, hit about 7 500 houses, directly affecting more than 25 000 people. The local government responded to the situation by providing relief items to the afflicted population, however, an…

Deadly floods and landslides hit Sumatra, Indonesia

Deadly floods and landslides hit Sumatra, Indonesia

Floods and landslides caused by heavy rains claimed the lives of at least 7 people and displaced more than 2 000 in Sumatra, Indonesia, according to the country's National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Heavy rain caused…