Overall Orange alert Flood
in Indonesia

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This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1102458
Glide number: FL-2024-000026-IDN
Death: 69
Displaced: 83643
Countries: Indonesia
From - To 03 Feb - 17 May

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Indonesia - Floods and landslides (ECHO 12 Feb 2024)Mon, 12 Feb 2024 10:46

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting eastern and central Indonesia, in particular Central Papua Province and the Java Island, since 6 February, causing floods and landslides that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) reports, as of 7 February, five fatalities and one injured person in Intan Jaya Regency in Central Papua Province due to a landslide and flash floods occurred on 6 February.  According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet), as of 12 February, one person died in Sumedand Regency in West Java Province, and three people have been injured in Dompu Regency in West Nusa Tenggara due to floods. In addition, almost 7,868 people and approximately 2,600 houses have been affected by floods across West, East and Central Java Provinces, as well as in West Nusa Tenggara Province.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rainfall is still forecast over Indonesia, with very heavy rainfall ove central Indonesia.
Indonesia - Floods, update (ECHO 13 Feb 2024)Tue, 13 Feb 2024 10:23

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting central Indonesia (in particular the Java Island) since 6 February, causing floods, flash floods and rivers overflow and resulting in population evacuation and damage. 
  • The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) and the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) report, as of 13 February, a total of approximately 21,000 displaced people (of which a number of these across 59 evacuation points) and a damaged highway in the Demak Regency (Central Java Province), due to flash floods. In addition, nearly 1,500 affected people and 365 flooded houses were reported across the Gresik Regency (East Java Province).
  • Over the next 72 hours, very heavy rainfall is still forecast over the whole Java Island.
Indonesia - Floods and landslides, update (ECHO 08 Mar 2024)Fri, 08 Mar 2024 10:06

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting central and southern Indonesia (in particular Sulawesi, the Java Island and the Lesser Sunda Islands) over the past few days, causing floods, rivers overflow and landslides that have resulted in casualties and damage.
  • The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) reports, as of 8 March, three fatalities and more than 60 affected people across the Sragen Regency (Central Java Province) due to landslides. In addition, BNPB also reports one fatality in the Belu Regency (East Nusa Tenggara Province) due to floods. Moreover, 715 affected families were reported across the Kendari City and the West Kendari Regency (Southeast Sulawesi Province), also in this case due to flooding.
  • Over the next 48 hours, more heavy rainfall with locally very heavy rainfall is still forecast over most of the country.
Indonesia - Floods and landslides, update (ECHO 14 Mar 2024)Thu, 14 Mar 2024 10:36

  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) and UN OCHA, the amounts of fatalities reached 32 people following floods and landslides that affected 39,000 people of 12 districts/cities in West Sumatra Province on 7-8 March. National and local authorities are providing emergency assistance for those affected.
  • In addition, also West and Central Kalimantan Provinces are experiencing widespread floods that resulted in casualties and damage. In Melawi Regency, West Kalimantan Province, two people died and almost 29,000 have been affected while in Palangkaraya City, Central Kalimantan Province more than 500 people have been evacuated, and almost 10,400 others have been affected.
  • For the next 24 hours, light to moderate rain with localised thunderstorms is expected across the Central Kalimantan Province. 
Indonesia - Floods (ECHO 20 Mar 2024)Wed, 20 Mar 2024 10:14

  • Heavy rainfall has been affecting central, in particular the Central Java Province and north-eastern Indonesia, mainly the Maluku Province since 14 March, causing floods that have resulted in casualties and damage. 
  • According to the National Agency for Disaster Countermeasure (BNPB), as of 20 March, seven people died, 4,188 people were sheltered in 25 refugee camps and almost 40,000 were affected across the Kudus Regency, Central Java Province. In addition, 6,523 houses were flooded.
  • The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) also reports, as of the same date, approximately 100 displaced people, nearly 650 affected people and around 160 flooded houses throughout the Seram Bagian Barat Regency, Maluku Province.
  • Over the next 72 hours, moderate rainfall is still forecast over the Java Island and the Maluku Islands.
Indonesia - Landslide and floods, update (ECHO 27 Mar 2024)Wed, 27 Mar 2024 09:21

  • After the landslide triggered by heavy rainfall that occurred in Cibenda village, West Bandung Regency, West Java Province on 24 March, the number of casualties has increased.
  • According to media reports, four people died while six others are still missing. In addition, the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports 429 displaced people and 460 affected people as well as 18 houses across three areas of West Bandung Regency due to floods and landslides.
  • On 27-28 March, light to moderate rain with localised thunderstorms is forecast across most parts of the affected province.
Aceh Province, Indonesia, Mid-May 2024ADINet reported flooding in Aceh Province, Indonesia, in mid-May 2024.Tue 14 May 2024FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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