Indonesia: Floods and Landslides - Nov 2014

Disaster description

Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam was hardest hit by floods in Indonesia in November and December 2014. At least 120,000 people were temporarily displaced and 40,000 hectares of fishponds and 6,000 hectares of agricultural land were damaged. The Governor of Aceh declared a provincial flooding emergency for ten days. Floods also hit other parts of the country, including Sumatra and Java islands. On 12 Dec, a landslide in Banjamegara district of Central Java killed 97 people and displaced almost 1,400. Overall, landslides killed at least 171 people between October and December. (OCHA, 20 Jan 2015)

In January 2015, almost 205,000 people were affected by natural disasters, including 27 casualties, and 75 districts/municipalities were affected by flooding (OCHA, 16 Feb 2015).

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