Indonesia, Flood submerged Buru and Ambon

01:00 Jun 12 2017 Ambon, Moluccas, Indonesia

Indonesia, Flood submerged Buru and Ambon Indonesia, Flood submerged Buru and Ambon
Due to the high rainfall intensity, flood submerged many villages in Buru District and Ambon City, Province of Maluku. As stated by the Disaster Management Authority (BPBD) of Buru, the flood has submerged 650 houses and 450 ha of paddy fields in four sub-districts. 1 person was reportedly missing because of the incident. Responding to the crisis, BPBD evacuated the people and distributed relief items. The local authority also established medical post to assist the victims.

Additionally, flood affected Ambon City. Major roads were inundated which causing heavy congestion in inner city. More than 30 houses in Sirimau sub-district were reportedly submerged.
Additional Data
Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Maluku


Missing: 1
Affected Houses: 680


Agricultures/Fisheries (ha): 450

Credibility: UP DOWN 0

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