Floods in Jakarta and its greater area - Situation Report No. 02 (as of 18 January 2013)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 18 Jan 2013

Highlights

  • Floods continue to inundate areas in Jakarta spreading across 74 villages in 31 sub-districts. They represent 8% of Jakarta geographical areas.
  • Eleven persons reported dead.
  • The affected include 248,846 persons or 97,608 HHs.
  • 18,018 IDPs or around 4,000 HHs are displaced in around 68 displacement centers.
  • The Governor of Jakarta has announced 17 to 27 January 2013 as the Emergency Phase.
  • A letter offering international humanitarian assistance has been conveyed to and accepted by the Head of the National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) on 17 January.
  • Floods in Banten, a province next to the western part of Jakarta is also suffering floods for the last one month. Flood waters in Banten are receding.
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