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Indonesia, Flooding in Sanggau Regency, West Kalimantan Province

00:00 Jul 10 2020 Sanggau Regency, West Kalimantan

Description
Flash floods caused by heavy rain and strong wind in Sunggau District, West Kalimantan on 8 - 9 July, with water level reaching 1.5 metres high. At least 2 sub-villages (Gramajaya and Nekan), located in the cross-border area of Indonesia and Malaysia are affected. Although the water has receded, heavy rain continues to affect the area.

Hundreds of houses along the river are damaged, inundated under water and covered with mud. 721 households or 2,690 people are affected and displaced to the surrounding safe places. There are no fatalities have been reported. Many livestock are gone missing during the floods and one bridge collapsed.

Local authorities and Indonesia Red Cross have provided relief assistance. Immediate needs include food and non-food items.
Additional Data
Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Sanggau Regency, West Kalimantan Province

Casualties

Affected Families: 721
Affected Persons: 2690

Damages

Damaged houses: 100

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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