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Indonesia: Landslide: 2006/01/04 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/01/04
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Landslide
Outline Two destructive landslides struck Sijeruk village in Central Java, Indonesia, early on 4 January. 19 bodies are retrieved so far, but it is estimated that more than 100 people are buried in the landslides.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 3 2006/01/09
People killed: 75
People displaced: 523
OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2006/01/05
People killed: 29
People injured: 13
People displaced: 585
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/01/04
People killed: 15 Houses buried: 102

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OCHA Situation Report No. 3 2006/01/09
SATLAK PBP Banjarnegara (9 Jan.) reported that 75 dead bodies were found.

OCHA Situation Report No. 2 2006/01/05
The landslides that hit Dusun Gunung Raja in Sijeruk Village of Banjarmangun Sub-District, Banjarnegara District on Thursday, 5 January 2006 has buried 102, out of 184 houses. As of Thursday (5 Jan.) afternoon, 29 people were reported killed, and13 others injured.

Reuters AlertNet 2006/01/05
So far, rescuers have recovered 34 bodies from the debris after Wednesday's pre-dawn disaster, local Metro television reported. Hundreds of rescuers from the military, police and aid groups have joined the search.

BBC News 2005/01/05
Rescuers are continuing their search for victims of a massive landslide in Indonesia, but hopes of finding any more survivors are fading. So far 19 bodies have been found after Wednesday's disaster in Sijeruk, central Java, but officials fear the death toll could be as high as 300.

OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/01/04
Torrential rains triggered landslides in Sijeruk Village of Banjarnegara Sub-District, Central Java Province on Thursday, 4 January 2006. The first landslide struck at 02:00 hours local time, forcing many residents to flee their homes to nearby mosque. The second and more destructive one struck at 05:00 hours local time, burying 102 houses.

BBC News 2006/01/04
Scores of people are feared dead after more than 100 homes were buried by a landslide triggered by heavy rains in Central Java, Indonesia. A local official said 14 bodies had been found so far in Sijeruk village.