Overall Green alert Flood
in Indonesia

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100717
Death: 20
Displaced: 4039
Countries: Indonesia
From - To 01 Jan - 18 Jan

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West and South Kalimantan Provinces, Indonesia, January 2021Flooding affected over 40,000 people in Banjar Regency, South Kalimantan Province, Indonesia, from 12 January 2021. At the same time, overflowing rivers in Tabalong Regency, South Kalimantan, causing floods which affected around 180 people. Flooding affected Bengkayan Regency, West Kalimantan Province, after the Kumba and Sepalo rivers overflowed on 12 January 2021. On 13 January, flooding affected around 5,000 people in Hulu Sungai Selatan Regency, South Kalimantan. AHA Centre reported flooding from the Balangan and Pitap Rivers in Balangan Regency, South Kalimantan from 14 January, damaging 1,658 homes and affecting 5,919 people. Also on 14 January the Kemuning River broke its banks, flooding parts of Banjarbaru City, South Kalimantan, affecting 323 people.Tue 12 Jan 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 24 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Qué es Banjir Bandang: causas y signosThu, 21 Jan 2021 00:59:00 +0100.

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Palm oil plantations, coal mines linked to deadly Indonesia floodWed, 20 Jan 2021 12:12:00 +0100.

JAKARTA — Recent floods that inundated large areas of the southern part of Indonesian Borneo might have been exacerbated by massive deforestation for oil palm plantations and coal mines, activists say. Heavy rains over the course of several
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Indonesia's president promises to rebuild city hit by earthquake as de ... Wed, 20 Jan 2021 04:44:00 +0100.

JAKARTA - Indonesia will rebuild homes and buildings ravaged by a powerful earthquake that struck Sulawesi island last week, President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday, as the death toll reached 90 and thousands more people were displaced. The 6
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Jokowi pledges to rebuild quake-hit city as death toll reaches 90Tue, 19 Jan 2021 16:36:00 +0100.

Joko Widodo (centre) inspects an earthquake-damaged government building, in Mamuju, West Sulawesi today. (AP pic) JAKARTA: Indonesia will rebuild homes and buildings ravaged by a powerful earthquake that struck Sulawesi island last week, Pr
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),