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Indonesia, Flooding in Poso Regency

21:00 Apr 30 2020 Poso Regency

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Description
Nine villages in four sub-districts in Poso Regency, Central Sulawesi on Thursday (04/30/2020) night, were hit by floods following heavy rains that flushed the area in recent days. It is estimated that more than 1046 families are affected and around 1000 families are forced to flee.

The affected villages include:

Poso City sub-district:
- Desa Gebang Rejo Timur (122 families)
- Desa Gebang Rejo (118 families)

Poso Kota Selatan sub-district
- Sayo Village (206 families)
- Lembomawo Village (22 families)
- Rononuncu Village (163 families)

Lage sub-district
- Watuawu Village (not yet recorded)
- Sintuwulemba Village (not yet recorded)

Poso Pesisir Selatan sub-district
- Tangkura Village (400 families)
- Betalemba Village (15 families)

The number of evacuation points is spread in Gebang Rejo Timur village 1 location, Gebang Rejo village 1 location, Rononuncu village 2 location and Sayo village 1 location.

It was reported that three housing units in Rononuncu Village, Poso Selatan District were severely damaged and one elementary school building in Ranononcu Village was slightly damaged.

While on Saturday, May 2, 2020 Pkl. 02.10 WITA The local BPBD also reported that the connecting bridge between Pesisir Utara and Poso Pesisir sub-districts located in Maranda Village, Pesisisr Utara sub-district was cut off.

The efforts made by the BPBD Rapid Reaction Team, Kab. Poso conducted a rapid assessment and coordinated with the Public Works Agency for the construction of emergency bridges and when news was received, the Public Works Office had begun to build an emergency bridge.

On Saturday, 2 May 2020, flooding in Banyusari Village, Lore Utara sub-district was also reported, with material losses as follows:
- 1 unit of house washed away
- 50 houses are submerged
- 2 bridge units collapsed

Summarized from: Kumparan.com, Liputan 6, antaranews, kailipost & Pusdalops BNPB (5/4/2020)
Additional Data
Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Poso Regency

Casualties

Affected Families: 1046
Affected Persons: 5230
Displaced Persons: 5000

Damages

Damaged houses: 4Damaged educational facilities (e.g. schools): 1Damaged infrastructure (e.g. road, water network): 2 bridge units collapsed

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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