Indonesia: Flash floods and landslides - Jun 2006
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Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2006/0118
OCHA Situation Report No. 6
INDONESIA - Flash Floods and Landslides in South Sulawesi,
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2006/0117
OCHA Situation Report No. 5
INDONESIA ñ Flash Floods and Landslides in South Sulawesi and South Kalimantan Provinces
This report is based on information received from the UN Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator's Office in Jakarta.
SOUTH SULAWESI PROVINCE
The Provincial Coordinating Unit for the Management of Disaster (SATKORLAK PB) South Sulawesi reported the following impact of recent flash floods and landslides in South Sulawesi and South Kalimantan Provinces:
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Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2006/0114
OCHA Situation Report No. 4
Indonesia, 26 June - More than 200 lives have been claimed by the flash floods in South Sulawesi Indonesia. Over 70 people are still missing.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has rushed fresh emergency supplies of tents, sleeping mats, and other equipment to the South Sulawesi region of Indonesia where thousands of persons have been killed or displaced by days of unceasing torrential rains.
The storms were the latest of several natural calamities to devastate Indonesia in recent weeks. On May 27 a massive earthquake struck the island of Java, killing around 6,000 people, while hundreds of thousands of others were injured or made homeless.
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In response to a large-scale flood and landslide disaster that occurred in South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia, the Government of Japan decided on June 23 (Fri) to extend to the Government of Indonesia emergency assistance in kind equivalent to about a total of 12 million yen (tents, sleeping mats, portable water tanks, plastic canteens and plastic sheets).
JAKARTA, 23 June 2006 - UNICEF is airlifting emergency supplies of hygiene equipment and water containers to flood affected districts in the Indonesian province of South Sulewesi.
JAKARTA, June 23 (Reuters) - Indonesian search and rescue operations turned to the sea on Friday in the search for missing victims after landslides and floods on eastern Sulawesi island killed at least 215 people.
A senior Red Cross official said some people might have been swept away after two days of torrential rain in South Sulawesi province at the beginning of the week flattened homes and turned vast swathes of land into lakes.
More than 60 people are still missing in the area where rescuers have been scouring mud-filled homes and digging into mud from landslides or left behind …
For the flood and landslide in Sinjai, Slawesi, Indonesia, which hit on Tuesday early dawn, June 20, AMDA International responded quickly to dispatch emergency relief mission. AMDA Indonesia immediately dispatched humanitarian aid team as of 06/22 on about 280 km road travel to Sinjai from Makassar where the team is based. AMDA Headquarter (Japan) team followed on early morning of 06/23. The team mission was not only to provide medical services and food supplies, but also to assess the damage of affected area and victims for further actions.
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2006/0113
OCHA Situation Report No. 3
INDONESIA – Flash Floods and Landslides in South Sulawesi Province
This report is based on information received from the UN Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator’s Office in Jakarta.
Date of Incidence - Wednesday 21 June 2006
NEW YORK, USA, 22 June 2006 - More than 200 people have died in flash floods after three days of torrential rains swept through eight districts in South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia.
A major rescue operation in the area is under way. The death toll has reached 210, with 71 missing, according to reports from Reuters.
Government officials visited the region yesterday to assess the damage and to organize the distribution of emergency food, clothing, blankets and other supplies.
Heavy rain that fell for three days had caused floods and landslide in South Sulawesi last Tuesday (20/6). The floods and landslides affected four kabupaten i.e. Kabupaten Jeneponto, Bantaeng, Bulukumba and Sinjai. The most affected area is Kabupaten Sinjai. The death toll until today (22/6) is 158 people in which 85 killed by flood and 73 killed by landslide, whereas 26 people are injured and 123 people are still missing.
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JAKARTA, Jun 22, 2006 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- Forestry Minister MS Ka'ban said here on Thursday the flash floods that hit South Sulawesi recently had happened because forests in the region had been mismanaged.
"Many forest concession holders ceased operating in the region long ago but the forests they left behind were not properly managed. This is the result of 30 years of forest mismanagement," Ka'ban was quoted as saying at the presidential office prior to a limited cabinet meeting led by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
JAKARTA, Jun 22, 2006 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The death toll of Tuesday's landslide and flood in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province reached over 200, and it could increase further as the rescue teams are still searching for 128 missing people, a local official said on Thursday.