Indonesia: Floods and Landslides - Aug 2021

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FL-2021-000173-IDN

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Strong winds in Cimahi City in West Java and flooding in North Luwu in South Sulawesi and Cilegon City in Banten was reported by Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB). The flooding in North Luwu Regency in South Sulawesi was identified to have been caused by heavy rainfall and the overflowing of Masamba and Lamoa Rivers in Masamba, Bone Bone and South Sumakaju Subdistricts, respectively. Localised heavy rainfall that have caused the overflowing of rivers in Banten and multiple subdistricts in North Luwu Regency in South Sulawesi have affected 1.8K people according to the reports from BNPB. (AHA Centre, 8 Aug 2021)

Widespread floods and river overflow across several parts of Indonesia since the beginning of August, have led to casualties and damage. According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADInet), 750 people are affected in North Luwu Regency,(South Sulawesi Province) and 100 houses damaged. More than 750 people are affected in Banten province (western Java Island) and 163 houses damaged. 200 people were affected and 43 houses damaged in Eastern Seram Regency (Maluku Province). (ECHO, 10 Aug 2021)

Hydro-meteorological disaster events have been reported in Aceh, North Sumatra, Banten, West Java, Central Java, and South Kalimantan Province, Indonesia which affected more than 36,000 people and displaced almost 40,000 persons in 11 regencies, as reported by Badan Nasional Penanggulan Bencana (BNPB). According to BNPB, heavy rainfall on 14 August caused floods in Tanah Bumbu and Tanah Laut Regency, South Kalimantan, which affected around 16,900 persons, displaced more than 20,000 persons and damaged almost 1,000 houses. Meanwhile, heavy rainfall and overflowing of the rivers caused floods and landslide in Aceh Besar, Aceh Jaya, and Southeast Aceh Regency, Aceh affecting almost 8,000 persons, displacing around 1,000 persons, and damaging more than 2,000 houses. (AHA Centre, 15 Aug 2021)

Between 11-16 August, heavy monsoon rains have caused floods in a number of regions in Indonesia. Floods were reported in Tanah Laut and Tanah Bumbu regencies in South Kalimantan, directly affecting about 6,000 people and inundated 1,800 houses. In Aceh Jaya, floods affected 64,000 people and inundated some 1,900 houses, while at least 300 houses were flooded in Nias Utara in North Sumatra. In each regency, local governments and community-based organizations provided immediate assistances that include evacuation, shelter, food, and other basic living items. (OCHA, 17 Aug 2021)

Widespread floods caused by heavy rainfall have affected most parts of the country since 19 August, resulting in casualties and damage. According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADInet), floodings hit 3,375 people in Sumatra, while more than 3,000 people have been affected in Kalimantan. More than 500 people have been hit by floods in Java, as well as 241 others in Sulawesi. For the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain is forecast across most parts of Kalimantan and Sumatra, while light to moderate rain is expected over Sulawesi and Java. (ECHO, 23 Aug 2021)

Widespread floods triggered by heavy rain continue to affect several parts of Indonesia over the past few days, leading to casualties and damage. According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADInet), in Sumatra island, at least 4,200 people have been affected, 2,935 in Medan City (North Sumatra Province) and 1,255 in East Aceh Regency (Aceh Province). In Kalimantan Island, more than 750 people have been affected and 40 displaced across the Regencies of Seruyan and West Kotawaringin (Central Kalimantan Province). (ECHO, 25 Aug 2021)

Flooding and rain-induced landslides have been reported in South Sulawesi Province, which affected more than 62,000 people across Soppeng, Wajo, Bone, and North Luwu Regency as reported by Badan Nasional Penanggulan Bencana (BNPB). According to BNPB, heavy rainfall and the overflowing of the Bunne, Lajaroko, and Walannae rivers caused floods on 28 August in Soppeng Regency, affecting around 33,600 persons and damaging around 5,400 houses, 2 bridges, roads, 2,530 ha of rice fields, and 6 ha of plantations area. [...] Meanwhile, heavy rainfall and overflowing of the Lajokka and Walennae rivers, and other tributaries caused floods in Wajo Regency, affecting more than 22,000 persons, and damaging around 6,400 houses, 5 bridges, 23 schools, 3 health facilities, 8 village offices, 17 worship places, 1 market, 3,892 ha of rice fields, and 1,137 ha of fishponds. (AHA Centre, 29 Aug 2021)

The number of casualties due to floods and landslides that have been affecting parts of Indonesia is increasing. The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management reports five deaths, four injuries and seven severely damaged houses following two landslides in Karo Regency (North Sumatra Province). In South Sulawesi Province, at least 62,900 people have been affected by flood events, as well as almost 15,000 people in Central Kalimantan Province. (ECHO, 31 Aug 2021)

Heavy rain has been affecting western and eastern Indonesia (in particular Sumatra and Sulawesi Islands) since 29 August, causing rivers overflow, floods and triggering landslides that have resulted in evacuations and damage. The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports, as of 2 September, more than 1,550 affected people, of which 670 in Tebing Tinggi City (North Sumatra Province), 235 in Bengkulu City (Bengkulu Province, southern Sumatra), and around 650 more in Sidengreng Rappang Regency (South Sulawesi Province). In addition, ADINet reports more than 360 affected houses across the aforementioned Provinces. (ECHO, 2 Sep 2021)

Heavy rain continues to hit several parts of Indonesia over the past few days, causing floods, triggering landslides and resulting in casualties and damage. The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management reports two fatalities, one missing person and 26 evacuated people in Ngada Regency (East Nusa Tenggara Province, eastern Indonesia) following a flash flood event. In Central Kalimantan Province (Kalimantan Island), more than 7,400 people have been affected by flooding and landslides as well as almost 1,500 people in the Provinces of West Sulawesi and Gorontalo (Sulawesi Island). (ECHO, 6 Sep 2021)

Days of torrential rain and the overflowing of the Pinoh and Melawi rivers resulted in floods in Melawi and Ketapang Regencies in West Kalimantan, starting from 7 September. The flood waters reached up to 3.5 meters in some areas. As of 10 September, about 19,000 households (72,000 people) were directly affected. Local government agencies have issued emergency response statuses and have provided relief assistance. The Indonesian Red Cross has deployed personnel to conduct assessments and assisted evacuations, and have coordinated the distribution of food, hygiene kits, and cleaning kits to affected people. (OCHA, 13 Sep 2021)

On 13-14 September, heavy rain was reported across areas of Indonesia, causing floods, flash floods, rivers overflow, and landslides. According to the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre), at least 11,839 people have been affected and approximately 2,570 houses have been damaged or destroyed in West Java, Papua, East Kalimantan, Banten ad Riau Provinces. One of the hardest-hit areas is Banten Province, where about 140 people have been displaced across Pandeglang, Serang, and Lebak Regencies. In Papua Province, rescue operations have been hampered by damaged roads and material covering the access. On 15-16 September, heavy rain accompanied by lightning and strong winds is forecast for West Java, Papua, East Kalimantan, Banten Provinces. (ECHO, 15 Sep 2021)

On 20-21 September heavy rain resulted in river overflow, floods and landslides across East Kalimantan, North Sulawesi and West Java Provinces. According to reports from the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) and the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre), one person is missing and several others have been displaced, and at least 37 buildings have been damaged after the overflow of the Palaus River in Southeast Minahasa Regency (North Sulawesi). A landslide event in Cianjur Regency (West Java Province) resulted in one injured person and about seven displaced people. Flooding in Penajem Paser Utara Regency (East Kalimantan) has affected 103 people and damaged 30 houses and one place of worship. Heavy rain with lightning and strong winds are forecast over East Kalimantan, North Sulawesi and West Java Provinces on 22-23 September. (ECHO, 22 Sep 2021)

Heavy rain continues to hit several parts of Sulawesi Island (central Indonesia), causing floods, triggering landslides and leading to casualties and damage. According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet), more than 460 people have been displaced, and approximately 7,200 people have been affected across the Provinces of North, South and Southeast Sulawesi, and Gorontalo. (ECHO, 24 Sep 2021)

Heavy rain has been affecting Sumatra Island over the past few days, triggering landslides, causing floods and leading to casualties and damage. According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), one person has died, three are still missing, and one person has been injured due to a landslide in Sugihen Village (Karo Regency, North Sumatra Province). The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports more than 1,200 affected people across the Provinces of Riau and South Sumatra following flood events. (ECHO, 27 Sep 2021)

Heavy rain for several days resulted in flooding in Gunung Mas Regency of Central Kalimantan on 22-26 September, which directly affected 13,638 people. The emergency response is declared until the end of September, and the local government has provided food assistance. Flooding events also occurred in Luwu and North Luwu Regencies of South Sulawesi on 20-24 September, affecting over 4,000 people. (OCHA, 27 Sep 2021)

Heavy rain and strong winds have been affecting Padang Pariaman Regency (West Sumatra Province, western Indonesia) since 29 September, causing floods, triggering landslides and resulting in casualties and damage. According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), four people have died, five others have been injured and 72 people evacuated following landslide events. In addition, 388 houses have been flooded and 12 others damaged by strong winds. (ECHO, 30 Sep 2021)

According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) and the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet), three people are missing and 20 others sustained injuries in Luwu Regency (South Sulawesi Province). At least 127 people have been displaced and up to 12,000 individuals remain isolated, after the overflow of the Batusitanduk River, causing the damage of about 60 houses. In North Aceh Regency (Aceh Province, Sumatra Island), 2,164 people have been affected and about 431 houses were damaged by the overflow of several rivers. Additional flooding was reported in Gorontalo Regency (Sulawesi Island) and Tabalong Regency (South Kalimantan Province, Borneo Island), affecting more than 2,500 people. (ECHO, 4 Oct 2021)

Due to high intensity rain that occurred on Tuesday, 5 October 2021, at 13:00 WIB, the coastal flood inundated at least ±15,596 households in seven urban villages including: Belawan I, Belawan II, Sicanang, Bahari, Bahagia, Bagan Deli, and Labuan Deli. It is estimated that about 70,685 persons were affected by the flood (BNPB). [...] According to the media, the flooding events affected thousands of houses and numerous roads in the coastal area. Locals said that the tidal flooding can be attributed to clogged drainage and plastic waste. The seven villages affected by flood are located in Medan Belawan Subdistrict, which is often hit by floods during high tide and high rainfall conditions (media). (AHA Centre, 8 Oct 2021)

On 4-5 October, floods caused by heavy rain were reported across Medan City (North Sumatra Province), East, West, Central Kalimantan (Borneo Island), resulting in casualties. According to the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre), at least 15,596 households have been affected and more than 15,000 houses have been damaged by coastal flooding that occurred on 5 October in Medan City. In West and East Kalimantan, 543 people have been displaced due to floods and in Central Kalimantan about 223 families have been affected by river overflow. (ECHO, 8 Oct 2021)

On 17 October, heavy rain caused the overflow of Ogan River in Ogan Komering Ulu Regency (South Sumatra Province, Indonesia), resulting in evacuations and damage. According to the Indonesian Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), 110 people have been evacuated as 140 houses were damaged. Two bridges and four buildings, including one school, have been heavily damaged. Floods affected up to 520 people in Ogan Komering Ulu. (ECHO, 18 Oct 2021)

On 22-23 October, several flooding and landslide events caused by heavy rain were reported across Indonesia, resulting in casualties. On 23 October, three people died and two others were injured after a landslide event occurred in Deli Serdang Regency (North Sumatra Province). Floods in Toli-Toli Regency (Central Sulawesi) left four injured people and 192 displaced residents, as at least 36 houses have been damaged or destroyed. In Kapuas Hulu Regency (West Kalimantan Province), more than 2,990 individuals have been affected by floodwater and about 800 buildings sustained damages, including 24 public facilities. (ECHO, 25 Oct 2021)

Floods in Sekadau and Sanggau regencies in West Kalimantan between 25 and 30 October killed one person and directly affected 14,482 people, of whom over 2,000 were temporarily displaced. Similar flooding events also occurred in Dumai and Pekanbaru regencies in Riau Province between 25-30 October, affecting about 800 households (4,000 people). Responding to the situation, local governments have provided immediate relief assistance including medical services, food, and shelter. (OCHA, 2 Nov 2021)

Since 29 October, flooding caused by heavy rainfall has been affecting different parts of Indonesia, resulting in damage, as reported by the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre). At least 830 people have been affected by the overflow of the Marisa River in Gontalo Province (Sulawesi Island). In West Java Province, more than 170 households have been affected, and 182 houses were damaged by floods, after the overflow of Ciranggon and Citarum Rivers. Floods in South Sulawesi Province, have damaged or destroyed about 263 houses, one bridge, and affected at least 300 families. In Aceh Province (north-west Sumatra Island), 120 families have been affected by the river overflow as about 133 buildings sustained damage. (ECHO, 2 Nov 2021)

Heavy rainfall across South-East Asia since 31 October has led to floods and landslides in Malaysia according to ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre). A landslide on 2 November in Serdang Begadai Regency (North Sumatra Province), displaced 145 families, with over 2,010 households affected. (ECHO, 4 Nov 2021)

On 4 November, floods, flash floods and river overflow, triggered by heavy rainfall, affected the cities of Batu and Malang (East Java Province). According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), six people died and three are missing in the Batu City area, following the flash floods. The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre) is reporting 755 people displaced and 255 houses damaged following the overflow of the Brantas River in the Malang City area. (ECHO, 5 Nov 2021)

Flooding was reported in different cities and regencies in Aceh Province (South Aceh Regency, Aceh Singkil Regency, Subullusalam City, Southeast Aceh Regency, North Aceh Regency, and Central Aceh Regency) according to Indonesia’s Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB). Heavy rainfall which caused overflowing of rivers were the main reported reasons for the flooding events in Aceh Province as per BNPB. The flooding events in Aceh Province have affected at least 17,300 persons, displaced 235 persons, and damaged approximately 4,800 houses. South Aceh Regency was the worst affected with 11,600 of the 17,300 total affected persons in Aceh have been reported. Local disaster management agencies have responded to the situation, have conducted rapid assessment and monitoring, and coordination with relevant authorities in aid of the victims in the province of Aceh. (AHA Centre, 7 Nov 2021)

Heavy rain continues in parts of Indonesia since last week, causing floods, landslides and ensuing damage. According to the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre), at least 4,600 people are affected and more than 2,500 houses damaged by floods. In Gorontalo Province (Sulawesi Island), almost 3,650 people are affected and approximately 1,260 houses flooded. In Jakarta Metropolitan Area, 2,031 people are affected and 61 houses damaged as a result of floods, landslides and strong winds. (ECHO, 8 Nov 2021)

Floods triggered by heavy rains in Gorontalo District on 4-7 November and in Sintang District in West Kalimantan since 1 November have reportedly killed three people and directly affected about 102,000 people. Floods in Sintang have not receded as of 8 November. Local government agencies have responded to the situation with rapid assessments and providing food, shelter, and health assistance to affected people. Flash floods in Batu City in East Java on 4 November claimed seven lives and caused material damages, including 107 livestock that were washed away. As of 8 November, all displaced people have returned home. The Batu City Government has set an emergency response phase between 4-17 November and is providing relief assistance to most affected people. (OCHA, 8 Nov 2021)

Heavy rain and strong winds have been affecting parts of Indonesia, in particular central and northern Sumatra, eastern Java and southern Kalimantan (the Indonesian portion of Borneo) since 8 November, causing river overflows and floods that have resulted in population displacements and damage. In Sumatra Island, the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports nearly 950 affected people and more than 230 damaged houses across Hilir Regency (Riau Province) and South Aceh Regency (Aceh Province). The same source also reports 60 displaced people across Hilir Regency. In addition, ADINet reports 300 affected people and 60 damaged houses in Malang City (East Java Province) as well as 480 affected people and 120 damaged houses across Tabalong Regency (South Kalimantan Province). (ECHO, 11 Nov 2021)

Heavy rain has been affecting Sumatra and Java Islands since 12 November, causing floods and triggering landslides that have resulted in population displacements and damage. The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports, as of 14 November, nearly 2,100 displaced people, more than 3,200 affected people and over 550 damaged buildings (including three schools) across North Aceh Regency (Aceh Province, northern Sumatra). ADINet also reports more than 800 affected people and nearly 130 damaged houses across East Java and West Java Provinces. (ECHO, 15 Nov 2021)

The floods are still inundating most of the areas in Sintang, Sanggau, Melawi, Kapuas Hulu, Ketapang and Sekadau districts in West Kalimantan province. As of 9 November, Palang Merah Indonesia (PMI) identified 22 evacuation centers across the area, occupied by approximately 4,179 people. Various organizations and local humanitarian organizations have been responding to the floods, providing assistance to the evacuation centers including food items and basic needs. However, the majority of the affected community continued staying in their houses and preferred seeking shelter from their relatives, as necessary. With most response agencies focusing on assisting the evacuation centers, most of the people staying in their houses have limited access to humanitarian assistance. (IFRC, 15 Nov 2021)

Strong wind has been affecting eastern Java Island (in particular the East Java Province) since 14 November, causing a number of severe weather-related incidents that have resulted in casualties and damage. The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) reports, as of 16 November, three fatalities, five injured people and some damaged buildings across Trawas District (Mojokerto Regency, East Java Province). (ECHO, 16 Nov 2021)

Heavy rain has been affecting central Indonesia (in particular Sumatra and Java Islands as well as southern Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the Borneo) since 15 November, causing floods, rivers overflow and triggering landslides that have resulted in population displacements and damage. The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports, as of 17 November, more than 500 displaced people, nearly 2,300 affected people, around 1,150 damaged houses and two damaged bridges across Central Hulu Sungai Regency (South Kalimantan Province). The same source reports nearly 2,000 affected people and 390 damaged houses in Musi Banyuasin Regency (South Sumatra Province) as well as over 1,500 affected people and more than 500 damaged houses across Cilacap Regency (Central Java Province). (ECHO, 17 Nov 2021)

Widespread floods and rivers overflow triggered by heavy rain have been recorded across several parts of Indonesia over the past few days. According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet), almost 3,600 people have been affected and 718 houses damaged across Serdang Bedagai Regency (North Sumatra Province). In North Luwu Regency (South Sulawesi Province), approximately 1,200 people have been affected as well as 331 houses. Furthermore, in Surakarta City (Central Java Province) 175 people have been affected and 141 houses damaged. (ECHO, 19 Nov 2021)

According to the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet), more than 18,000 people have been affected by flood events in Tebing Tinggi City (North Sumatra Province). One person has been injured, approximately 1,250 people affected, and almost 250 houses damaged in Ende Regency (East Nusa Tenggara Province) due to floods and landslides. (ECHO, 22 Nov 2021)

Indonesia continues to experience a heavy rainy season exacerbated with the La Nina phenomenon affecting the region, with a reported increase in the occurrence of flooding and landslide events across the country. Following floods in Central Kalimantan, the Provincial Government reports that as of 20 November, 96,015 people were affected by the floods in 6 districts/municipalities, an increase from 67,508 people three days earlier. Flood waters in West Kalimantan have started to recede and roads are largely passable. Houses along the riverbank remain inundated. In Sintang alone (the worst affected district), the situation peaked on 17 November when there were 130,000 affected people, including some 30,000 people displaced. A landslide in Banjarnegara Regency in Central Java Province on 19 November killed three people. Floods in Aceh Timur in Aceh on 18-20 November and in Tebing Tinggi city of North Sumatra on 21-22 November have inundated an estimated 4,000 houses and have directly affected about 14,000 people. Local government agencies and the Indonesian Red Cross have responded to the situation and provided basic humanitarian needs, including early warning information that was disseminated widely through various communication channels. (OCHA, 22 Nov 2021)

Heavy rain and strong wind have been affecting parts of Indonesia, in particular central Java, northern Sumatra and southern Sulawesi Islands since 19 November, triggering landslides and a number of severe weather-related incidents (particularly due to the strong wind) that have resulted in casualties and damage. The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) reports, as of 24 November, four fatalities, one injured, three evacuated people and some destroyed buildings across Pagentan District (Banjarnegara Regency, Central Java Province) due to a landslide. In addition, the same source reports one fatality and one person missing in Rikit Gaib District (Gayo Lues Regency, Aceh Province, northern Sumatra Island) due to a landslide. Moreover, two injured, eight evacuated people and some damaged buildings were reported across Puriala District (Konawe Regency, Southeast Sulawesi Province) due to strong wind. (ECHO, 24 Nov 2021)

Heavy rain has been affecting central Indonesia (in particular the Java Island) since 22 November, causing rivers overflow (in particular the Rambut River) and floods that have resulted in casualties and damage. The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports, as of 25 November, eight injured, 220 affected people and 45 damaged buildings (including one school) in Lebak Regency (Banten Province, western Java). In addition, the same source reports more than 10,800 affected people throughout Pemalang and Tegal Regencies (Central Java Province). ADINet also reports over 950 damaged houses across the aforementioned Pemalang Regency. (ECHO, 25 Nov 2021)

Heavy rainfall has caused flooding, rain-induced landslides, and tornado and resulted in disasters in Sumatra, Java, Nusa Tenggara, Kalimantan, and Sulawesi as reported by Indonesia’s Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB). In total, 18.5K families (85.9K persons) have been affected, 674 persons displaced and 8 injured in Banten, West Java, Central Java, and East Java Province. Reports of damages include 18.7K houses, 9 bridges, 4 roads, 3 schools, 1 health facility, 3 places of worship, and 100 ha of rice fields. (AHA Centre, 28 Nov 2021)

Heavy rain has been affecting central Indonesia over the past few days, causing floods, triggering a landslide and resulting in casualties and damage. According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), one person died, and two others have been injured following a landslide in Bandung Regency (West Java Province). The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports 5,000 affected people and 900 damaged houses in Enrekang Regency (South Sulawesi Province) due to widespread floods. (ECHO, 30 Nov 2021)

According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), four people died, and 125 have been evacuated following a landslide in Kotabaru Regency (South Kalimantan Province). The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports more than 1,000 people affected by flood events in Luwu Regency (South Sulawesi Province) as well as 310 people in Kudus Regency (Central Java Province). Furthermore, more than 400 houses have been damaged across the aforementioned Provinces. (ECHO, 1 Dec 2021)

Landslides and widespread floods have been affecting parts of Indonesia over the past few days, resulting in casualties and damage. According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), one person died, five people have been injured, 100 affected, and three houses damaged following a landslide in North Toraja Regency (South Sulawesi Province). The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports 30 missing people and 460 affected in Natuna Regency (Riau Islands Province) after flood events. In addition, more than 4,700 people have been affected, and 912 houses have been damaged in Pasuruan City (East Java Province) due to floods. (ECHO, 3 Dec 2021)

Between 1-6 December, floods were reported in Hulu Sungai Tengah and Banjarmasin of South Kalimantan, Makassar of South Sulawesi, North and West Lombok of West Nusa Tenggara, North Jakarta and Thousand Islands of Jakarta, Semarang of Central Java and Denpasar and Badung of Bali. These flooding events were caused by heavy rains and high tides, and exacerbated by La Nina. The directly affected population is estimated at 80,000, with at least 8,000 people displaced for several days. Local governments and the Indonesian Red Cross have responded to meet the needs of affected people. (OCHA, 6 Dec 2021)

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