ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 13 - 19 February 2017




  • Flood still affecting many districts in Indonesia. The recent flood in Brebes, Central Java Province has forced 4,950 people to evacuate. About 1,000 houses were also reportedly inundated.

  • In Cilacap, Central Java Province, the flood has affected 381 families and submerged 371 houses. 56 people had to stay inside evacuation centre.

  • Flood also inundated 175 houses in Bojonegoro, East Java Province.

  • Subsequently, 148 people and 35 houses were affected by flood in North Gorontalo, Gorontalo Province.


  • Whirlwind hit two sub-districts in Sidoarjo, East Java Province. Consequently, 449 houses were reportedly damaged by the strong wind.

  • Strong wind also damaged 65 houses in Sangihe, North Sulawesi. 73 families were reportedly affected.