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Indonesia, Flooding in Buru, Maluku

16:30 Jul 22 2020 Buru, Maluku

Indonesia, Flooding in Buru, Maluku
Description
High intensity of rainfall that occurred on Friday, 10 July 2020, triggered Way Apu River, Way Leman River and Way Geren River overflowed and caused flooding in three Sub-Districts in Buru, Maluku.

Current conditions on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 18:45 (GMT +7) cloudy weather seen above Buru Regency. Heavy rain is still expected. Flood gradually recede at some areas, but there are still locations inundated by 50-100 cm.

The following are the affected areas:
1. Waelapo Sub-District
2. Lolong Guba Sub-District
3. Waelata Sub-District

BPBD Buru Regency is performing rapid assessment , evacuate the affected people, and coordinate with the local authorities.

BPBD has distributed blankets and tarpaulins. The immediate needs are the following:
1. Tarpaulins/Tent
2. Meals ready-to-eat
3. Weaning Food
4. Cooking utensitls
5. Blankets
6. WASH
Additional Data
Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Buru, Maluku

Casualties

Affected Families: 418
Affected Persons: 2090
Displaced Persons: 55
Evacuation Centre: 1

Damages

Damaged houses: 481Damaged educational facilities (e.g. schools): 1Damaged medical facilities (e.g. hospital): 1Damaged public buildings / facilities: 5Access to early warning: Yes

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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