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Indonesia: Flood: 2016/11/7 Country Information on DRR

Period 2016/11/7
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Flood
Outline Heavy rainfall since 6 November 2016 has triggered river overflow and flooded 5 sub-districts in Aceh Jaya, Aceh on 7 November. 2,143 families are affected by the flood.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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UNOCHA 2017/01/03
Between 29 December 2016 and 2 January 2017, flooding in the provinces of West Java, Aceh, Central Java and East Java left thousands of homes underwater for two to three days. An estimated 22,000 people were directly affected and dozens of homes were damaged in Aceh.

Jakarta Post 2016/12/24
A series of flash floods that hit Bima municipality and Bima regency, both in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), earlier this week, have displaced over 100,000 local residents and have paralyzed economic activity in the region, local authorities have said.

ASEAN 2016/12/12
There have been several flooding incidents all over Indonesia that affected numerous areas in the provinces of Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, South Sumatra, West Java, Central Java and East Java. Approximately 47,042 people were affected and displaced 2,057 individuals.

ECHO 2016/12/05
Heavy rain has continued to affect several parts of the country over the past week causing more floods and landslides. As of 5 December, national authorities reported that four people have been killed in Central Java province due to a landslide, in East Java province and Jambi province due to floods. Over 17,000 houses have been damaged in the provinces of East Java, Jambi and Central Java.

ASEAN 2016/11/20
Due to the overflow of the river system, Kawarang District, West Java Province was heavily flooded. Nearly 20,000 people were affected and 5,776 houses were inundated. Flood affected nearly 2,000 people and inundated 425 houses in Riau Province. Flood also affected 768 people in Central Java Province.

Government of Indonesia 2016/11/14
Flood that hit five sub-districts in Karawang Regency, Jawa Barat widely spread since 13 November at 15:00 PM. The flood caused 6,373 evacuees (893 families), while around 19,669 people (9,314 families) suffered due to impact of the flood.

UNOCHA 2016/11/14
Between 10 and 13 November 2016, incessant rains across Java Island and in Aceh and Jambi provinces triggered floods and flash floods. It is estimated that tens of thousands people were affected. In Jambi, one person was killed by flash floods.

ECHO 2016/11/11
According to official reports, as of 11 November early morning, over 2,100 households have been damaged and over 7,300 people have been affected by the floods in the regencies of Aceh Jaya and West Aceh.

Government of Indonesia 2016/11/08
Preliminary data from BPBD Aceh Jaya mentions 2,143 families (7,308 people) are affected by the flood.