Overall Green alert Flood
in Indonesia

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100374
Death: 16
Displaced: 22199
Countries: Indonesia
From - To 08 Feb - 10 Mar

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Indonesia - Floods and severe weather (ECHO 09 Mar 2020)Mon, 09 Mar 2020 11:00

  • Heavy rain and strong winds continue to affect several parts of the country, triggering widespread floods and leading to casualties and damage.
  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), as of 9 March, 106 people have been affected and 24 displaced in Semarang City (Central Java Province). Floods have been reported also in West Papua Province with 150 people  affected. A tornado in Ambarawa Town (Central Java) injured one person and damaged several houses.
  • More heavy rain is expected in the next 24 hours across most of the affected provinces.
Indonesia - Floods update Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:41

  • Following the widespread floods triggered by heavy rainfall over the last week, several provinces in Java (Jakarta, West Java and Banten) are still inundated.
  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), as of 3 March, 4,140 people have been displaced in Karawang Regency (West Java Province), 677 in Tangerang Regency (Banten Province) and 65 in East Jakarta administrative city.  
  • For the next 24 hours, moderate to heavy rain with thunderstorms is forecast across the affected provinces.
  • Since January 2020, hundreds of natural events occurred in the country leading to 122 fatalities (102 due to floods, 16 to landslides and 4 to tornadoes), 2 missing people and more than 1.4 million displaced.
Sulawesi, Indonesia, March 2020BNPB reported flooding in Poso Regency, Central Sulawesi, and also in North Bolaang Mongondow Regency, North Sulawesi, on 03 March 2020. One person died and around 3,900 were displaced. At least 900 people were displaced in Poso Regency after around 70 homes were damaged or destroyed. 1 person is missing. Full damage assessments are yet to be completed for North Bolaang Mongondow Regency, although no fatalities were reported as of 04 March. Around 170 people were affected and 5 displaced after flash floods in Tibawa District, Gorontalo Regency, Gorontalo Province, Indonesia on 06 March, 2020, according to BNPB.Mon 2 Mar 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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Calamities where gays get the blame: 28 and countingTue, 10 Mar 2020 17:15:00 +0100.

Why else blame gays for natural disasters? We have no idea, but tribal elders in Kenya and a legislator in Cayman Islands have provided the latest ridiculous examples. The Kenyans claimed that God has responded to homosexuality and same-sex
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BNPB records 652 natural disasters in February 2020Sun, 01 Mar 2020 10:20:00 +0100.

Chief of the BNPB Disaster Data, Information and Communication Center Agus Wibowo during a press conference at the BNPB office in Jakarta in October J2019. (FOTO ANTARA/Katriana) The disasters still dominate this month. The death toll from
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Solutions rooted in nature could help combat the impact of rising sea ... Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:52:00 +0100.

With a large part of its land located below sea-level, the Netherlands is a country that has seen its fair share of floods. These include the devastating North Sea flood of 1953, which affected Scotland, England, Belgium and the Netherlands
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West Papuans should watch out for natural disastersMon, 24 Feb 2020 14:07:00 +0100.

The risks of disasters are obvious. Warnings have also been issued. Please do not undermine the risks of disasters. We must be prepared for them Manokwari, W Papua (ANTARA) - The West Papua Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) urged residents
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03/Mar/2020 05:44 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (31), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),