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06 Jan 2020 description

Type : Flood disaster & landslide
Place : Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang, Bekasi
Time : 4 January 2020

I. Key Information

  1. The number of refugees are 173,064 people (39,627 families)

  2. The number of victims increased to 53 people and 1 person missing

  3. In Bekasi City as many as 149,537 people were still displaced by the flood disaster at 51 refugee camps

  4. More than 22,000 people or 3,300 families in DKI Jakarta are still displaced

06 Jan 2020 description
  • As of 5 January, 60 people have died and approximately 100,000 have been internally displaced following serious flooding in Indonesia.
  • The Indonesian government's meteorology agency forecasts more heavy rain over Jakarta until 7 January.
  • Military and health officials have commenced work on health protection, spraying disinfectant in hard-hit areas to limit the spread of waterborne diseases, with no serious cases reported so far.
05 Jan 2020 description

Highlights

a. Due to the monsoon season and heavy rainfall since 31 December 2019, the Greater Jakarta area was affected by massive floods and landslides reported. As of 4 January 2020, a total of 308 sub-districts in 103 districts of 3 provinces, i.e. Jakarta, West Java, and Banten, are flooded since 1 January 2020. The AHA Centre has issued Flash Updates on the situation, which available here (Flash Update No.1, Flash Update No.2. Flash Update No.3).

05 Jan 2020 description
report The Jakarta Post

Arya Dipa
The Jakarta Post

Bandung and Jakarta / Sat, January 4, 2020 / 02:33 pm

The West Java administration declared an emergency status on Friday after floods and landslides hit several areas in the province, as well as in Jakarta and Banten, since New Year’s Eve, killing more than 30 people and displacing more than 170,000.

In Gubernatorial Regulation No. 362/KEP.13-BPBD/2020, Governor Ridwan Kamil said the emergency status would remain in effect until Jan. 7.

05 Jan 2020 description

Type : Flood
Location : Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang, Bekasi
Time : January 2, 2020

I. Keys Information

  1. Heavy rain since Tuesday flushed all over Jakarta and surrounding areas until Wednesday morning

  2. A total of 268 villages in Jabodetabek were flooded with a height between 30-200 cm.

  3. There are 6 areas with a height of water around 2 meters : Cipinang Melayu East Jakarta, Jatikramat Bekasi, Bekasi Exile, Margahayu Bekasi, Duren Jaya Bekasi, and Bintaro South Jakarta.

05 Jan 2020 description
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Karina M. Tehusijarana
The Jakarta Post

Jakarta / Fri, January 3, 2020 / 07:35 am

Cellular services from a number of telecommunication providers remained disrupted in several areas on Thursday following heavy rains and flooding that have gripped Greater Jakarta since Tuesday night.

Communication and Information Minister Johnny G. Plate said several cellular base transceiver stations (BTS) had been out of service since Wednesday due to power cuts by state-owned electricity firm PLN in response to the flooding.

04 Jan 2020 description
report Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief is supporting the government’s response to fierce floods in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Indonesian authorities evacuated tens of thousands of people yesterday amid flash floods and landslides in the capital city.

About 30 people are thought to have lost their lives to the disaster, which was brought on by some of the heaviest rainfall in decades.

Altogether, 64,000 people are estimated to have been affected. In some places the water has begun to recede, allowing people to begin returning to their homes.

04 Jan 2020 description

Indonesia

  • The National Disaster Management Authority of Indonesia (BNPB) has created a joint portal to gather near-real time activities and situation monitoring from the ground-zero. Apart from coordination and technical support, BNPB has also sent a letter to provincial governors and local disaster management authorities (BPBDs) to encourage respective BPBDS in heightening preparedness and disaster risk reduction efforts during the rainy season in 2020.
04 Jan 2020 description
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Gemma Holliani Cahya
The Jakarta Post

Jakarta / Sat, January 4, 2020 / 05:59 pm

Two residents of Lebo Village in Sangihe Island, North Sulawesi, were killed after being washed away in a flash flood on Friday morning.

A flash flood and landslide struck the village at 5:30 a.m., killing Lahode Mangape, 83, and Armand, 18, injuring several others and damaging multiple buildings, including houses.

03 Jan 2020 description
report Save the Children

Thousands of children flee homes, floods likely to get worse’, warns Save the Children.

At least six children have died and tens of thousands had to leave their homes in the devastating Jakarta floods – numbers that might increase with the peak of the rainy season still to come and high tides expected in the coming days, Save the Children warned today.

03 Jan 2020 description

Heavy rainfall are affecting Jakarta Metropolitan Area and parts of West Java and Banten Provinces since 31 December 2019, triggering floods and causing several landslides that have resulted in casualties and damage.

The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) reports, as of 3 January, 43 fatalities. In addition, the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA) Centre also reports an estimated 21,900 people displaced across West, Central, East, and South Jakarta Regencies.

03 Jan 2020 description
report The Jakarta Post

By Apriadi Gunawan

Authorities have recovered the bodies of two people killed in a flashflood in North Sumatra’s North Labuhan Batu regency while three other members of the same family remain missing.

The victims, a mother and her son, were found in separate locations on Wednesday. Rescuers found 7-year-old Irul Sipahutar in Bilah River in North Utara district before locating his mother Cahaya Nasution, 27, two hours later in neighboring West Bilah district.

03 Jan 2020 description
report The Jakarta Post

By Karina M. Tehusijarana

As the New Year's Day floods continue to cripple many areas in Greater Jakarta (Jabodetabek), President Joko “Joko” Widodo and House of Representatives Speaker Puan Maharani have pushed for the quick evacuation of those trapped by floodwaters.

“The central government, the provincial administration and the regency and municipal administrations must all work together to manage [the disaster],” Jokowi told reporters on Jan. 2 at the Jakarta Stock Exchange.

02 Jan 2020 description
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Ardila Syakriah

Severe flooding in Jakarta has claimed at least nine lives and forced thousands of residents to flee their homes after heavy rains from Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning inundated both residential and commercial areas across the capital.

Sixteen-year-old Alvico Arif Ardana died from an apparent electric shock after floodwaters inundated his residential complex in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta, on Wednesday, said Jakarta Police spokesperson Sr. Com. Yusri Yunus.

02 Jan 2020 description
report The Jakarta Post

The government is working to mitigate and prevent flooding in regions across the country, especially in Jakarta, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said in response to the severe floods in the capital city that followed heavy rains from Tuesday evening to Wednesday morning.

“The government is still working on this and our efforts have yet to be complete -- for example [the construction of] the Cimahi and Ciawi dams [in West Java]. Their construction will perhaps be completed by next year. Everything must be completed,” Jokowi told journalists in Yogyakarta on Wednesday.

02 Jan 2020 description
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Dedek Hendry

Heavy downpours starting on Tuesday afternoon have caused the Air Ngalam River to breach its banks, flooding eight villages in Seluma regency, Bengkulu.

"So far, the data has shown that 182 houses were inundated and there were 685 victims. It’s possible the figures will change as our team collects more detailed data," BPBD Seluma secretary Basriyah said on Wednesday.

02 Jan 2020 description

Heavy rainfall (up to 370 millimeters) on Tuesday 31 December 2019 caused flash floods in North Sumatra province and floods in West Java and Bengkulu provinces, as well as in Jakarta. The rain also triggered landslides in Kota Depok, a city on the outskirts of Jakarta. Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) is working alongside the army, police, the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas), other ministries and the Indonesian Red Cross to provide emergency response alongside community-based organizations. At least 21 people have died as of 2 January.