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Indonesia: Flood: 2000/11/20 Country Information on DRR

Period 2000/11/20
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Flood
Outline The torrential downpour over the last few days has wrought havoc in Ache, northern Sumatra Island, Indonesia, No official information is available to date, an estimated of 100 people are thought to have perished, with at least 4,200 families having lost their homes.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN News 2000/11/28
Landslides, floods kill more than 100 on Sumatra

AFP News 2000/11/27
Death toll in Sumatra landslides and floods rises to at least 91

IFRC 2000/12/27
A new wave of floods and landslides hit Indonesia in the last seven days affecting, yet again, Central Java, North Sulawesi and Sumbawa.

OCHA Consolidated Situation Report No. 4 2000/12/22
ACEH:The press reported that at least 10 people were killed in the province over the weekend, some of them showing signs of torture.

OCHA Consolidated Situation Report No. 3 2000/12/15
NORTH SULAWESI: The destruction of property is extensive with nearly 8,000 houses and public buildings, including schools and health centres, destroyed or damaged, in an area covering 4 sub-districts and 28 municipalities. Over 60,000 people, or 14,992 families, were affected.

AFP 2000/12/13
Seven people were killed and seven others were buried and feared dead in two separate landslides in a densely-populated area of central Java island.

BBC News 2000/11/26
Landslides strike Sumatra

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2000/11/24
Floods in Indonesia

OCHA Situation Report No.2 2000/11/27
Floods in Indonesia

BBC News 2000/11/27
Flood havoc in south-east Asia