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2016-09-20 Flash flood in Indonesia on 20 September, 2016

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flash flood
  • Country: Indonesia
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 20 September, 2016
  • Requester: Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) 
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

Flash floods that hit Garut District in West Java on Tuesday evening killed at least 16 residents and left eight others missing. This was stated in an official report from Garuts Flood Emergency Response Post. "Around 1,000 residents were evacuated to Tarumanegara Military Resort 062, District Military Command 0611, and to several other shelters," said Head of the National Disaster Mitigation Agencys Information Data Center and Public Relations Sutopo Purwo Nugroho in a press release on Wednesday. He said search and rescue workers were continuing to search for flood victims.

Satellite Image

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