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Indonesia – Flooding in Bandung District, Situation Report #1, Period 16 March 2016

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Flooding by the overflow of Citarum river is caused by heavy rain that happened since Tuesday (08/03/2016) to Sunday (03/13/2016) morning.

  • Floods soak 15 regions in Bandung regency.

  • 2 People Died and 3 people missing, 3,000 people displaced. A total of 5,900 families / 24,000 inhabitants affected by the floods.

  • March 15, 2016, flood condition in Bandung regency slowly began to recede. Weather in the area of Bandung regency looks bright.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Flood condition in Bandung regency slowly began to shrink. But the flood is still available in some villages in the basin. Weather conditions in the area of Bandung regency observed bright. The main road Buahbatu - Bojongsoang drivable both large and small vehicle. Some residents began to clean their house that seemed filled with mud.

Floods hit half of the Bandung district since Saturday (12/3). 24 thousand people become victims affected by floods in 15 districts, such as Cicalengka, Rancaekek, Cileunyi, Solokan Jeruk, Majalaya, Ciparay, Baleendah, Dayeuhkolot, Bojongsoang, Pameungpeuk, Banjaran, Arjasri, Cangkuang, Katapang and Kutawaringin. The National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said the number of people displaced by floods due to the overflowing of the Citarum River reached 10.344 inhabitants and there are 701 infants, 489 elderly people, 38 pregnant women and 290 lactating mothers. The refugees is displaced in 28 refugee camps.

BPBDs Bandung regency, BPBDs West Java Province, TRC BNPB together with military, police, Basarnas, Tagana, PMI, SKPD, some community activists disaster like Dompet Dhuafa , Rumah Zakat, Tabara, BPBD's Preventing Unit, volunteers and communities make the handling of the emergency together.

BPBDs Bandung Regency also build shelters in the flooded areas in cooperation with the Department of Social Welfare and the military in West Java province.