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22 Mar 2019 description
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Gemma Holliani Cahya

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Jayapura / Thu, March 21, 2019 / 04:01 pm

By Wednesday morning rescue workers had recovered 104 dead victims of a flash flood and landslide that happened across Jayapura regency, Papua on Sunday.

The National Disaster and Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said that 79 people were still reported missing since the flash flood hit the regency.

19 Mar 2019 description
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Bambang Muryanto
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Yogyakarta / Mon, March 18, 2019 / 04:49 pm

Torrential rains that have hit Yogyakarta over the past few days have resulted in flooding and landslides in several locations, taking the lives of at least five individuals with one person still missing.

The local Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) revealed that Imogiri district in Bantul regency was the worst affected area.

19 Mar 2019 description
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Victor Mambor and Gemma Holliani Cahya
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Jayapura and Jakarta / Tue, March 19, 2019 / 08:13 pm

Residents fled their homes as heavy rain and flooding continued on Tuesday in Jayapura, Papua, inundating more villages across the regency.

At least 89 people are reported to have died with 84 suffering serious injuries on the third day of the torrential rain that has hit the country’s easternmost province.

19 Mar 2019 description
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Gemma Holliani Cahya
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Jakarta / Tue, March 19, 2019 / 04:27 pm

The death toll from the deadly flash flooding that hit Jayapura, Papua, on Sunday has risen to 89, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) announced on Tuesday.

18 Mar 2019 description
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Jakarta / Mon, March 18, 2019 / 04:08 pm

A seven-hour torrential downpour caused the flood, which has forced 4,728 residents to evacuate to six different emergency shelters. Meanwhile, the BNPB has estimated that 11,725 families have been affected by the flood.

The floodwaters also demolished around 350 houses and inundated 211 others, while public facilities were also torn apart by the disaster, according to BNPB spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.