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Surviving the Flood

Listen Four months ago, Lemusa Village, Sulawesi, Indonesia was buried under six metres of mud. In one night, most people lost their homes and their farms – their only source of income. Rita...

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Indonesia Humanitarian Snapshot (November 2012)

Increased natural disaster events with the second highest impact on people since January 2012. Floods, landslides and whirlwinds claimed 22 fatalities and affected over 33,000 people. High...

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River erosion damages road, isolates villagers

The Jakarta Post | Archipelago | Thu, November 29 2012, 8:46 AM Flooding and river erosion have left residents in six villages in Air Hangat Timur district and Sulak Mukai district, both in Kerinci...

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Floods bring mud, snakes and diseases

What is commonly left after the flood water recedes? Most Jakartans living in flood-prone areas will probably answer mud or garbage. On Monday, residents of Kampung Pulo in East Jakarta were busy...

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C. Sulawesi gets Rp 119b post-disaster aid

The Jakarta Post | Archipelago | Mon, November 26 2012, 8:32 AM The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has allocated a Rp 119.9 billion (US$12.4 million) budget for post-disaster...

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Burst dike floods dozens of homes

Andreas D. Arditya, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Headlines | Sun, November 25 2012, 10:24 AM Dozens of families were evacuated on Sunday after floodwaters burst a river embankment in the low-lying...

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Landslide kills 5 in Tasikmalaya

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Archipelago | Sun, November 25 2012, 9:04 PM At least five people were killed in a landslide in Taraju village, in Tasikmalaya regency on Sunday evening. National Disaster...

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Indonesia Humanitarian Snapshot (October 2012)

Floods, landslides and whirlwinds continued to be recorded by the National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) as the most frequent natural disasters occurred Indonesia Monthly Humanitarian...

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Deadly landslide cuts Bandung – Ciwidey road

Arya Dipa, The Jakarta Post, Bandung | Archipelago | Mon, November 19 2012, 2:06 PM Heavy rain on late Sunday in the Soreang district of Bandung, West Java, caused a landslide which cut access from...

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Weather halts search for Soreang landslide victims

Arya Dipa, The Jakarta Post, Bandung | Archipelago | Mon, November 19 2012, 6:02 PM Bad weather has forced rescuers to temporarily halt their search for victims of a landslide in Sadu village in...

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Floods hit hundreds of houses in Toli-toli

Ruslan Sangaji, The Jakarta Post, Palu, Central Sulawesi | Archipelago | Sat, November 17 2012, 10:21 AM Hundreds of houses in Panasakan, Tuweley and Baru subdistricts in Toli-toli, Central Sulawesi,...

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Overflowing rivers cause major flooding in Bengkulu

The Jakarta Post, Bengkulu | Archipelago | Wed, November 14 2012, 10:29 AM Major flooding has hit parts of Bengkulu province due to overflowing rivers after incessant heavy rain over the last several...

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Cyclone damages more than 100 houses in Jepara

The Jakarta Post, Jepara, Central Java | Archipelago | Mon, November 12 2012, 8:52 PM A cyclone damaged more than 100 houses in two hamlets, Welahan and Paren, in Mayong district, Jepara, Central...

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Death toll in W. Sulawesi flood reaches 15

The death toll in Thursday’s flash flood and landslide that hit Kabanniran hamlet, Sumarorong district, Mamasa regency, West Sulawesi, has reached 15, the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas)...

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Rainy season brings early flooding

The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Archipelago | Mon, November 05 2012, 9:15 AM A series of heavy downpours has led to flooding in many parts of the nation, damaging houses and hectares of crops in the last...

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