Flood still affecting many districts in Indonesia. The recent flood in Brebes, Central Java Province has forced 4,950 people to evacuate. About 1,000 houses were also reportedly inundated.
In Cilacap, Central Java Province, the flood has affected 381 families and submerged 371 houses. 56 people had to stay inside evacuation centre.
Flood also inundated 175 houses in Bojonegoro, East Java Province.
The high rainfall intensity over the last seven days has caused flooding in many provinces in Indonesia. In the City of Bitung, North Sulawesi Province, about 1,100 houses were submerged by water and 4,500 people were evacuated because of severe flooding.
Subsequently, flood also submerged nearly 9,000 houses in Lebak and Pandeglang Districts, Banten Province. About 34,000 people are affected.
Severe flooding also affecting 40,291 people in Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara Province.
Since 1 January 2017 due to continuous rain and the strong northeast monsoon have caused a widespread flooding in several southern provinces in Thailand. Situations remain significant in Surat Thani, Nakorn Si Thammarat, Phattalung, and Trang. The government relief efforts are expected to last until the end of January.
Due to continuous heavy monsoon rainfall end of December and early January 2017, Flood has inundated at least 64 districts in the provinces of Nakhon Si Thammarat, Trang, Phatthalung, Songkhla, Pattani, Yala, Narathiwat and Surat Thani. At least 120,000 people affected and 5 death so far due to this flooding. Civilian Authorities along with militaries have responded to this situation providing relief items and evacuation supports to the victims.
On this edition:
- ASEAN supports Pidie Jaya EQ relief efforts
- How to respond during earthquake
- Story from the ground, as told by an ASEAN-ERAT Members from Malaysia