2014-01-16 Flood in Indonesia on 16 January, 2014

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flood
  • Country: Indonesia
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 16 January, 2014
  • Requester: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC/SOPAC)
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

The Jakarta Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) reported on Wednesday that four residents, including a 5-year-old girl, had died due to various causes relating to flooding in capital. As many as 5,152 people have been evacuated and placed in 35 shelters as of Monday morning, after the floods affected 31 villages in 18 districts in the capital. The four worst flood-affected areas in East Jakarta were Cawang, Cililitan, Bidara Cina and Kampung Melayu. In Kampung Melayu alone at least 1,508 homes have been inundated, forcing 212 of the 3,427 residents to evacuate.
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/01/16/5-die-jakarta-manado-floods.html http://edition.cnn.com/2014/01/16/world/asia/indonesia-floods/

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster



ALOS Pan-sharpen, P111 F3730 A0.0, Jul 20, 2010


ALOS Pan-sharpen, P111 F3725 A0.0, Jul 20, 2010


ALOS Pan-sharpen, P81 F3570 A0.0, Aug 31, 2010


ALOS Pan-sharpen, P81 F3565 A0.0, Aug 31, 2010


ALOS Pan-sharpen, P80 F3565 A0.0, Apr 1, 2011


ALOS Pan-sharpen, P80 F3570 A0.0, Apr 1, 2011

 After Disaster



Resourcesat-2/AWiFS data of part of Indonesia as observed on Jan 23, 2014