Indonesia - Floods (DG ECHO, IFRC/PMI, BNPB, BMKG, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 25 February 2020)

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  • Heavy rain in the last 24 hours has caused the overflow of the Ciliwung, Item, Sunter and Semongol rivers and flooding in numerous areas in an around Jakarta. Flood levels of 70 cm-1 m have restricted road access within the area. PMI (Indonesian Red Cross Society) mobilised personnel to conduct assessments, evacuations and coordinate with other actors.

  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), more than 400 people have been displaced and 39 villages have been flooded.

  • More heavy rain is forecast across the affected area over the next 24 hours.