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Indonesia : Flash Flood : 2006/01/02
GLIDE: FL-2006-000001-IDN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2006/01/02
Country
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District
Indonesia
Name Flash Flood
Outline Flash floods swept away houses and schools in central Indonesia early Monday, 2 January 2006 killing at least 24 people, said a government official, predicting the toll would rise.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 3 2006/01/09
People killed: 79
People displaced: 7,781


OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2006/01/06
People displaced: 7,781 Buildings and facilities damaged: 437 houses, 3 schools, 16 bridges, 9 dams, 4 units of clean water resources/facilities, 297 hectares of paddy field, and 1.74 km of road
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/01/04
People killed: 77
People displaced: 6,761



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Report/Articles
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 3 2006/01/09
    According to SATLAK PBP Jember, as of Monday (9 Jan.) afternoon, the number of people killed by flash floods and landslides reached 79 person and the number of displaced people stands at 7,781.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2006/01/06
    Based on the latest damage assessment undertaken by the District Office of Public Works in Jember, the recent disaster has damaged 437 houses, 3 schools, 16 bridges, 9 dams, 4 units of clean water resources/facilities, 297 hectares of paddy field, and 1.74 km of road.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/01/04
    According to Satlak PBP Jember (4 Jan.), the flash floods and landslides that occurred on Sunday (1 Jan.) and affected 10 sub-districts in Jember District of East Java Province, has killed 77 people, of whom 71 were from Panti Sub-District, the worst affected Sub-District.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2006/01/04
    A landslide unleashed by heavy rains in Indonesia's mountainous Central Java Wednesday was feared to have left some 200 people dead, police said, as rescuers scrambled to search for survivors.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2006/01/03
    Hundreds of rescue workers and soldiers struggled on Tuesday to reach villages devastated by floods and landslides in Indonesia's East Java as the known death toll climbed to 63.

    Heavy rains late on Sunday triggered the floods and landslides at six hillside villages near Jember, around 800 km (500 miles) east of Jakarta.
  • BBC News 2006/01/03
    Rescue workers in Indonesia are searching for survivors after flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains killed at least 51 people.
  • CNN NEWS 2006/01/02
    Villages were inundated when overnight rains triggered a landslide on a hill in Panti, a subdistrict of East Java province, and forced a river to break its banks. Hundreds of people sought shelter from the surging waters in mosques and boarding schools.
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