Indonesia - Floods and landslides update (BNPB, BMKG) (ECHO Daily Flash of 10 January 2020)
According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), as of 10 January, the death toll stands at 61 (25 in West Java, 20 in Banten and 16 in Jakarta). The total number of displaced people has increased to 27,971, particularly in Bogor Regency (West Java Province) with 22,504 displaced. 2,000 households are affected and 500 houses flooded in Indramayu Regency (West Java Province). On 9 January, floods and landslides occurred in one district in South Sumatra province, and 3 districts in Central Java province. Stakeholders including Humanitarian Forum Indonesia and the Humanitarian Country Team will hold a meetings on 10 and 13 January to assess the situation. Local and national authorities, including the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), continue to monitor the situation and to provide emergency assistance to those affected. The Indonesian Red Cross distributed food items and hygiene kits in several remote areas in Bogor sub-district. For the next 48 hours, heavy rain is expected across the affected area and according to the Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), the adverse weather conditions will persist until mid-February.