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Indonesia: Landslide: 2005/10/18 Country Information on DRR

Period 2005/10/18
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Landslide
Outline A number of landslides and flash floods hit the tsunami-devastated Indonesia's Aceh province, killing at least 16 people with several others still missing.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2005/10/20
Aceh Tenggara District, NAD
Killed: 14
Missing: 3
Homeless: 2,000
Aceh Tenggara District, NAD
Destroyed: 400-500 houses
Inundated: mosques (3 units), school buildings (3 units) and local markets

Malang District, East Java
Damaged houses: 284 incl. 27 heavily damaged
Damaged public facilities: 2 schools, 1 mosque, 2 bridges, dikes, 1 dam in Ampelgading Sub-District
Others: 400-500 hectares of paddy fields damaged
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2005/10/19
Aceh Tenggara District, NAD
Killed: 5
Seriously injured: 68
Slightly injured: 143

Malang District, East Java
Killed: 1
Injured: 1
Aceh Tenggara District, NAD
Houses inundated: about 400-500

Malang District, East Java
Damaged: 284 houses, a mosque and a bridge
Inundated: 105 houses, an elementary school, and 610 hectares of paddy fields

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Reuters AlertNet 2005/10/25
The death toll from crushing landslides that smashed into two villages in Indonesia's Aceh province last week has reached 20, with around 250 people injured, a rescue official said on Tuesday.

OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2005/10/20
1. On 18 October, heavy rains caused a flash flood and a number of landslides. Search and rescue teams continue to look for more survivors. Some survivors have been found wounded under the thick mud and debris. The injured are receiving treatment at the nearby hospital and puskesmas (district clinics). SATLAK confirmed that 14 people are dead and 3 people are missing.

ReliefWeb 2005/10/20
The death toll from flash floods in Indonesia's Aceh province has risen to 15. About 400 homes in five villages have been destroyed in the floodwaters in southeastern Aceh. Farid Ali, a Red Cross spokesman in the capital Banda Aceh, says another 20 men have been sent to the area to help rescuers search for more survivors trapped under heavy debris and mud.

OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2005/10/19
1. On 18 October, heavy rains caused a flash flood and a number of landslides, inundating an area in two sub-districts, Kecamatan Semadam and Kecamatan Bukit Tusam. Six villages are reported to have been affected. The flood and landslide carrying mud inundated about 400-500 houses, affecting 1,000 internally displaced persons. At least 5 people are reported dead. The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) reported that the disaster seriously injured 68 people and slightly injured another 143.