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Indonesia: Flood: 2023/01/21 Country Information on DRR

Period 2023/01/21
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type Flood
Outline Disaster authorities in Indonesia report severe flooding and landslides in areas of Sumatra island which began after heavy rainfall on 21 January 2023. As of 24 January 2023, almost 100,000 people and 15,000 homes have been affected. Three fatalities were reported.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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BNPB 2023/01/30
The death toll due to floods and landslides totalled 5 residents and the total number of displaced residents is 1,674 in Manado city.

ECHO 2023/01/24
The ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports, as of 24 January, two fatalities, five injured people, around 3,750 evacuated people and approximately 150 damaged buildings (of which 30 schools) across the Padang Pariaman Regency (West Sumatra Province) due to landslides and floods. A total of 7,500 affected people were reported. In the nearby Aceh Province (northern Sumatra), ADINet and BNPB report more than 10,400 evacuated people.

FloodList 2023/01/24
Indonesia: Sumatra Island Floods Leave 3 Dead and 15,000 Homes Damaged