Indonesia Floods/Landslides Feb 1990 UNDRO Information Reports 1 - 2

Report
from UN Department of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 02 Feb 1990


UNDRO 90/0206

INDONESIA - FLOODS/LANDSLIDES
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
2 FEBRUARY 1990

1. FOLLOWING TORRENTIAL RAINS WHICH CAUSED SERIOUS FLOODS IN CENTRAL JAVA SINCE END OF LAST WEEK, LANDSLIDES HIT SEVERAL AREAS (GURA BESSI VILLAGE, NORTH JAYAPURA DISTRICT AND IRIAN JAYA). DUE TO PEAK OF RAINY SEASON, MORE RAINS EXPECTED.

2. UNDP/UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTED FOLLOWING CASUALTIES AND DAMAGES: DEATH TOLL 169. POPULATION AFFECTED 21,000. HOUSES DESTROYED/DAMAGED 7,600. AGRICULTURAL LAND INUNDATED BY WATER 12,000 HECTARES.

CASUALTIES AND DAMAGES BY MUNICIPALITY/REGENCY

MUNICIPALITY/REGENCY
DEATH TOLL POPULATION AFFECTED
HOUSES DESTROYED /DAMAGED
AGRICULTURAL LAND INUNDATED (HA)
SEMARANG
81
2,309
1,060
-
TEMANGGUNG
31
106
34
-
BATANG
35
305
105
83
KENDAL
16
6,000
105
429.5
PATI
-
5,119
5,247
6,126
SRAGEN
-
7,105
-
1,229
GROBONGAN
-
-
829
1,711
CILACAP
3
-
205
-
DEMAK
-
-
-
2,511
REMBANG
1
-
-
-
BANYUMAS
2
-
-
143

3. RELIEF ACTIVITIES INITIATED BY LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND ARMY. ALSO, INDONESIAN RED CROSS ADMINISTERED FIRST AID AND PROVIDED FOOD AND CLOTHING.

4. URGENT NEED IS FUNDS TO PROCURE LOCALLY MEDICINES, FOOD, CLOTHING, KITCHEN UTENSILS AND TOOLS FOR REPAIRING HOUSES.

5. SO FAR GOVT HAS NOT REQUESTED INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE.

6. UNDRO CONTINUES MONITORING SITUATION IN CONTACT WITH UN AGENCIES.

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 28148 +

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UNDRO 90/0254

FLOODS/LANDSLIDES - INDONESIA
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 2
8 FEBRUARY 1990

1. UNDP/UNDRO RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORTED THAT GOVT HANDLING EMERGENCY OPERATIONS WELL, INCLUDING RESCUE OF PEOPLE AND PROVISION OF FOOD, MEDICINES, TEMPORARY SHELTER.

2. GOVT NOT PLANNING TO LAUNCH AN INTERNATIONAL APPPEAL FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF, HOWEVER, INDICATED THAT EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE WOULD BE ACCEPTED FORESEEING NEED OF ASSISTANCE IN RESETTLEMENT AND RECONSTRUCTION/REHABILITATION OF HOUSES, SCHOOLS AND INFRASTRUCTURES.

3. CONTRIBUTIONS

GOVERNMENTS
US DLRS
JAPAN
CASH
25,000
KOREA REP.OF
CASH
20,000
USA
CASH
25,000
OTHER SOURCES
TAIPEH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
CASH
20,000

ESSAAFI UNDRO GENEVA 28148 +

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