ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 21 - 27 March 2016



  • High rainfall intensity has triggered flooding in West Sumatra Province. In Padang City, the flood has caused 1 death and submerged about 11,500 houses. Morevover, flood also inundated 1,800 houses in Padang Pariaman Distict.

  • Flood in Nabire, Papua Province has affected 7,800 people.

  • Flood also affected Cirebon, West Java Province. Media said that around 2,000 houses were submerged by the flood.

  • In Sarolangun District, Jambi Province, flood has affected 300 houses.

  • Flood also submerged 200 houses in North Barito, Central Kalimantan Province. 209 families were reportedly affected.

  • Landslide occurred in Banjarnegara District, Central Java Province. The incident has damaged 21 houses. Responding to the situation, the local government evacuated 283 people to the evacuation centre.