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Indonesia: Flood: 2006/02/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2006/02/21
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Flood
Outline At least 24 people have been killed in floods and landslides triggered by several hours of torrential rain in the city of Manado, Indonesia's eastern province of North Sulawesi.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/02/23
Dead: 33
Injured: 39
Missing: 6
Displaced: 17,500
Houses damaged: 2,067
Agricultural area damaged: 1,115 ha
Plantation area damaged: 11 ha
Livestock lost: 9,773

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OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2006/02/23
On 21 February, torrential rain triggered the overflow of Rano Wangko River causing flash flooding and landslides in Manado City, the capital city of North Sulawesi Province. These events followed the floods and landslides that hit Manado City, Minahasa Selatan, Minahasa, and Tomohon City on 13 February that left eight dead and resulted in the displacement of 1,286 people.

OCHA ReliefWeb 2006/02/22
Landslides and flash floods swept through villages in the eastern Indonesian city of Manado, killing at least 32 people and injuring dozens of others, officials and local media reports said Wednesday.

BBC News 2006/02/22
At least 24 people have died in landslides and floods caused by heavy rains in eastern Indonesia. The most severe flooding happened in the city of Manado, the capital of North Sulawesi province, on Tuesday.

Reuters 2006/02/22
Most of the dead were buried by mud from landslides in hilly parts of the city.