Situation Update No. 3 - Massive Floods in Greater Jakarta Area, Indonesia - 10 January 2020


a. Due to the monsoon season and heavy rainfall since 31 December 2019, the Greater Jakarta area and Lebak Regency were affected by massive floods and localised landslides reported.
As of 09 January 2020 evening, a total of 13 cities or regencies of 3 provinces, i.e. Jakarta, West Java, and Banten, are flooded as from 1 January 2020.

b. BNPB has been leading national coordination with other national agencies to support the local disaster management authority (BPBD). BNPB has mobilised support to the affected people by dispatching relief items, deploying personnel, disseminating information, and establishing evacuation centres.

c. On 8 January 2020 at 12:00 there are no more reports of inundated area in Jakarta and its surrounding. As the situation improves, the number of displaced people in the three affected provinces are generally decreased over time. While in Bogor, about 14,000 people are still displaced due to the landslides.

d. In-country ASEAN Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ASEAN-ERAT) Indonesia was mobilised to reinforce BNPB in providing technical assistance in the management of evacuation site and provision of minimum services at the Jati Asih evacuation site of BNPB.

e. The AHA Centre has issued Flash and Situation Updates for this event, which available here (Flash Update No.1, Flash Update No.2, Flash Update No.3, Situation Update No.1, Situation Update No.2).