Indonesia

Indonesia, Flooding in Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province (08:00 Jan 2 2021)

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Chronology:
- Caused by high-intensity rainfall and high tide for 2 days with a long duration that occurred in East Bintan Subd-district. It's also triggered by the broken drainage, so it can not accommodate the rainwater.
- Floods occurred on Saturday, January 2, 2021, from 08.00 WIB

Location:
East Bintan Sub-district: Kijang Kota, Sei Lekop, Sei Enam, and Gunung Lengkuas village

Casualty:
- 1,493 people affected

Effort:
- There are 21 flood locations
- Local BPBD coordinate with related agencies, help to evacuate refugees, established public kitchens, provided assistance, blankets, and clothing for refugees. Local BPBD also distributed masks

Informed by:
PUSDALOPS-PB BNPB
Call Center Number: 117 (Toll-Free)
Instagram: pusdalops_bnpb
Twitter: @Bnpbpusdalops

Additional Data

Country: Indonesia

Affected Area / Region: Bintan Regency, Riau Islands Province

Casualties

Affected Families: 293
Affected Persons: 1493
Displaced Persons: 119
Evacuation Centre: 2

Damages