West Papua: Floods hit residential areas in three sub-districts

 Date: May 31, 2022  Wasior, West Papua (ANTARA) - Floods triggered by incessant and heavy rains inundated residential areas in three sub-districts—Raisiei, Wondiboi, and Wasior—of Wondana Bay district, West Papua, on Monday. Hundreds of houses in the areas were flooded after rains fell co...

Jayapura Evacuates Residents Affected by Three-meter-high Floodwaters

Source: ANTARADate: January 7, 2022 Jayapura (ANTARA) - The Jayapura City Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) deployed three rubber boats and a multi-purpose truck to evacuate residents impacted by three-meter-high floodwaters swamping the Youtefa Market Area, Jayapura City, Papua Province.De...

Disasters around the World are Interconnected

Source: United Nation University Date: September 8, 2021 Bonn, Germany 8 September – A new report, Interconnected Disaster Risks 2020/2021, was released today by United Nations University – Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). The report analyses 10 different disasters from 2020/2...

Until April 2020, floods are the most frequent disasters

​Source: Kompas.comDate: 29 April 2020 JAKARTA ​- The National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) notes that hydrometeorological disasters are still the most frequent disasters in Indonesia. "Data from January to April 2020, hydrometeorological disasters are still on top of the list of disasters...