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16 Dec 2005 description

Sydney, Australia -- Reconstruction in Indonesia's tsunami-devastated Aceh province will lead to landslides and flash floods if timber from Indonesian forests is used, says WWF.

02 Jun 2005 description


UNDAC Teams deployment since 01 Jan. 2005 - to date:

- Sri Lanka-Earthquake/Tsunami

- Maldives-Earthquake/Tsunami

- Thailand-Earthquake/Tsunami

- Indonesia-Earthquake/Tsunami

- Seychelles-Earthquake/Tsunami

- Guyana - Floods

- Tokelau - Cyclone Percy

- Cook Islands- Cyclone Percy

- Dominican Republic. - Floods

- Indonesia - Earthquake


- Abu Dhabi - ODSG Meeting, 7-10 May 2005

12 May 2005 description

Late Tuesday 10 May (local time) UNJLC Banda Aceh (INDONESIA) received reports of impassable sections of road along the MEULABOH-CALANG route.

Due to heavy rains for the past few days, some parts of the road between KUALA BEE and ARONGAN are still inundated with water.

In some locations, the water is about a meter in height.

There is also a 4 km stretch of newly created road (a bypass stretch replacing the previous coastal stretch that was washed away on 26 December) that has become muddy. Even with 4X4 vehicles, negotiating this road will be very difficult.

04 May 2005 description
report Laksamana.net

Laksamana.Net - Agriculture Minister Anton Apriyantono has brushed aside concerns that recent floods could lead to a rice shortage in Indonesia later this year.

"There is no indication that we will face rice shortage this year," he was quoted as saying Tuesday (3/5/05) by state news agency Antara.

He said Indonesia did not have to import rice from other countries because domestic product of unhusked rice at the end of this year is predicted to reach 53 million tons.

01 May 2005 description


Flash floods hit Aceh Tenggara District and killed 15 people, injured 18 others and 29 people are still reported as missing.

Nine volcanoes and ten disaster prone areas are now under close watch. President S.B. Yudhoyono requests governors to pay special attention to the possibilities of the occurrence of any geological disasters and prepare for an early warning system.

President S.B.

29 Apr 2005 description
report Xinhua

JAKARTA, Apr 29, 2005 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Flash floods swept through a village in the tsunami-hit Aceh Province, leaving 20 people dead, 10 missing and 28 others wounded, according to the Media Indonesia here Friday.

29 Apr 2005 description

Ref: OCHA/GVA/2005/0077

OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Indonesia - Flash Floods

27 Apr 2005 description

Jakarta (dpa) - Flash floods swept through a village in the tsunami-devastated province of Aceh early Wednesday, destroying homes and leaving at least five people dead, local media reported.