Overall Green alert Flood
in Indonesia

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100452
Death: 7
Displaced: 2276
Countries: Indonesia
From - To 19 Apr - 13 May


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West Sulawesi, Indonesia, May 2020A local disaster agency said 2 landslides struck in close succession on 05 May in Kelapa Dua Village, Anreapi District, Polewali Mandar Regency, West Sulawesi, Indonesia severely damaging a house and burying several vehicles. Three people died and 4 others were injured in the incident. AHA Centre also reported flooding in Pasangkayu Regency (known as North Mamuju Regency until recently), West Sulawesi Province, around the same period. Flooding damaged 861 homes, displaced 550 people and affected a total of 3,288. Flooding began around 02 May after heavy rain caused the Lariang River to break its banks in Bulutaba District.Sun 3 May 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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The Number of People Affected by Floods Will Double by 2030Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:34:00 +0200.

Why Is Flood Risk Increasing? Flood risk is increasing dramatically due to heavier rains and storms fueled by climate change, socioeconomic factors such as population growth and increased development near coasts and rivers, and land subside

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (32), (1), NASA (7), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),