Indonesia Humanitarian Snapshot (April - May 2013)

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Some 220,000 persons were affected or displaced in about 198 natural disasters during April and May – an increase since the last reporting period.

Floods from Bengawan Solo River inundated parts six district in Central and East Java Provinces. The floods killed 11 persons and affected up to ten thousand persons.

The alert level status of three volcanoes has been increased to level 3: Mt Soputan (North Sulawesi), Mt Papandayan (in West Java) and Mt. Sangeangapi (in West Nusa Tenggara).

Whirlwind, despite being the second most frequent disaster event, caused a comparatively smaller humanitarian impact than other disaster types.

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