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Indonesia, Flooding in Seruyan, Central Kalimantan

09:58 Sep 10 2020 Seruyan, Central Kalimantan

Indonesia, Flooding in Seruyan, Central Kalimantan
Description
Floods in Kab. Seruyan, Prov. Central Kalimantan
Update: Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 18:31 WIB
JAKARTA - Floods still commemorate several sub-districts in Central Kalimantan Province. Eight sub-districts are still inundated with various water levels, while the flood in Suling Tambun District has receded, based on the latest developments today, Tuesday (15/9), at 12.00 WIB.

The Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) of Seruyan Regency informed that other sub-districts were still submerged with water levels of 100 to 200 cm. Based on BPBD monitoring, the flood that inundated Tumbang Langkai Village in Suling Tambun District has receded. BPBD also informed the weather today, Tuesday (15/9), this morning was sunny and cloudy.

The impact of the flood that occurred last Monday (7/9) resulted in more than 4,000 households being affected. BPBD data recorded 4,509 families or 16,459 people affected. They fled independently. While the material losses, as many as more than 4,000 houses were affected. The affected houses were identified in nine sub-districts, namely Seruyan Tengah, Batu Ampar, Antang Kalang, Marikit, Mentaya Hulu, Seruyan Hulu, Suling Tambun, Manjul and Danau Seluluk.

The emergency response efforts that have been carried out by BPBD are coordinating with the sub-district head, local police chief, conducting field checks and urging the public to be vigilant about securing their belongings if at any time the water debit rises and prepares refugee places in mosques and terminals.

In addition, the Seruyan Regency BPBD TRC together with the Manjul Sub-district Head distributed assistance in the form of logistics to affected victims. The Regent of Seruyan is preparing to determine the status of Emergency Response for Flood and Landslide Disaster Management.


Chronology:
• On Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 08.00 WITA, there was high intensity rain and a flood from West Kalimantan, resulting in a flash flood in the district. Seruyan.

Fatalities :
- 368 families affected as follows:
• Kec. Seruyan Tengah: 154 families
• Kec. Batu Ampar: 84 families
• Kec. Antang Kalang: 110 kk
• Kec. Mentaya Hulu: 20

Material Disadvantages:
• Kec. Antang Kalang: 136 housing units submerged
• Kec. Mentaya Hulu: 1 Submerged housing unit
• TMA 10 - 60 cm


Local authorities has prepared evacuation centre at mosque and bus station
Additional Data
Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Seruyan, Central Kalimantan

Casualties

Affected Families: 4509
Affected Persons: 16459
Evacuation Centre: mosque and bs station

Damages

Damaged houses: 4000

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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