Floods in Jakarta and its greater area - Situation Report No. 03 (as of 22 January 2013)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 22 Jan 2013

Highlights

-Water level at sluice gates decreasing as Jakarta and its greater areas experienced no heavy downpour during the last few days.

-Some areas in northern Jakarta remain inundated as high tide prevented flood water to flow into sea. High tide is predicted to reach its peak on 24 up to 27 January.

-BMKG predicted that the level of rainfall during the next two days will be varied from light up to medium level.

-Current number of IDPs is 37,799 persons.

-6,781 HHs are affected.

-29 died as of 22 January.

-Incident Command System structure has been released.

-Health condition of some of the IDPs is decreasing. Skin diseases and diarrhea are increasing.

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