Indonesia: Floods
Created: 10/01/2020 +

Overview

Between 31 December 2019 and 1 January 2020, the Northeast monsoon brought rainfall to Indonesia leading to heavy flooding across the Greater Jakarta area including parts of West Java, Banten, and DKIJakarta provinces. 74 districts and 293 sub-districts in the provinces were hit by flooding and the mayorsof 12 affected cities and regencies declared emergency status.14,000 people were reportedly displaced on the 8 January, down from previous days' estimates. The figure as of 10 January has gone up to 28,000, particularly related to displacement in Bogor Regency, West Java. The displaced are spread across 60 emergency shelters. 1,600 houses across the three provinces were damaged by the flooding and many homeswere submerged. Villages in Banten province were destroyed. Some settlements near rivers are inundatedor covered in mud and/or debris.