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Indonesia : Flash Flood, Land Slide : 2006/04/20

GLIDE:  FF-2006-000049-IDN

Duration 2006/04/20
Country or District Indonesia
Name Flash Flood, Land Slide
Outline Flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 23 people on Indonesia's main island of Java, state news agency Antara reported.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Relief Web Situation Report 2006/04/21
Indonesia – Flash Floods and Landslides OCHA Situation Report no. 1 Trenggalek District – East Java Province 21 April 2006

Reuters AlertNet 2006/04/20
At least 15 people were killed on Thursday when a landslide and floods triggered by weeks of torrential rain swept through a town on Indonesia\'s Java island, a government official said. At least 13 died when a torrent of mud buried homes in the East Java town of Trenggalek, nearly 600 km (375 miles) east of Jakarta, the town\'s regent, Soeharto, told Reuters.

CNN NEWS 2006/04/20
Knee-high waters were hampering rescue work in the worst-hit district of Bendungan, in the east of the island, Antara reported on Thursday. \"Up until this afternoon, we have recorded 23 deaths,\" local district chief Soeharto was quoted as saying.