Indonesia, Flooding in Kapuas Hulu Regency, West Kalimantan

10:27 Sep 13 2020 Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan

Update: 20 September 2020 17:33 WIB
JAKARTA - Floods have still submerged 11 sub-districts from 23 sub-districts in Kapuas Hulu Regency, West Kalimantan, since a week ago, as reported by the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) Control and Operation Center (Pusdalops) from the scene, Sunday (20/9).

As for the 11 sub-districts that are still affected by flooding due to the overflow of the Kapuas river, they include Putussibau Utara, Putussibau Selatan, Bika, Kalis, Embaloh Hilir, Bunut Hilir, Jongkong, Selimabu, Suhaid, Semitau and Subdistricts. Silat Hilir.

Meanwhile, the total number of casualties affected by the disaster was recorded at 27,788 families or 98,649 people. Meanwhile, 13,091 housing units were flooded with a TMA of 40-300 centimeters.

Until now, residents have chosen to occupy the upper part of the house, because on average they live in houses on stilts.

Floods in Kab. Kapuas Hulu, Prov. West Kalimantan

Chronology: There was rain for several days with low - high intensity causing flooding on September 13, 2020 at Pkl. 08.00 WIB

Casualties: Data Collection
Material losses: 980 housing units affected, TMA 40-100 cm

Kec. Putussibau
Ex. Downstream Office
Kec. Putussibau Selatan
Ds. Barak Bay
Ds. River
Ds. Tanjung Jati

- TRC BPBD Kab. Kapuas Hulu is currently still collecting data in the field
- TRC BPBD Prov. West Kalimantan is currently heading to the District. Kapuas Hulu to do a quick assessment and droping logistics

State of the art:
- Weather at Pkl. 18.00 WIB clear, but the water in the settlements has not receded

Mr. Tugiyanto BPBD Prov. West Kalimantan
Additional Data
Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Kapuas Hulu, West Kalimantan


Affected Families: 27788
Affected Persons: 98649


Damaged houses: 13091

Credibility: UP DOWN 1

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