298 hectares of Rice Fields in Kudus Were Flooded

The Agriculture and Food Agency of Kudus Regency, Central Java, noted that the paddy fields which were flooded since the start of the first planting season in 2022 reached 298 hectares. "Hundreds of hectares of rice plants which were flooded were spread across three villages, namely Lambangan, Wonos...

Flooding in Central Java: Time is Running Out, Coastal Cities are Sinking

The Occurence Nine regencies/cities in Central Java were affected by the disaster due to heavy rains that fell on Sunday (6/11/2022) afternoon and evening. The disaster, which consisted of floods, landslides, and strong winds, did not result in injuries or lives, but caused damage to buildings and i...

North Kalimantan Hit by Drought, yet Central Kalimantan is Flooding

A Full Month of Flood Occurrences in Central Kalimantan Floods that submerged 10 districts and cities in Central Kalimantan displaced 3,702 residents. West Kotawaringin was the worst affected area by flooding with a total of 31 villages and sub-districts being submerged and 2,809 people displaced. F...

The Effect of Climate Change on Mass Migration

Java, home to some 145 million people and the Indonesian capital Jakarta, is the most populated island in the world. Scientists say parts of the island will be entirely lost to the sea in the coming years. Jakarta: The Sinking City Jakarta has already sunk nearly 157 inches since 1970, and it sinks ...

Floods Hit Greater Jakarta, Actions Needed to Improve the Disaster-Preparedness

Floods submerged many areas in Jakarta, Thursday (6/10/2022) due to heavy rains that flushed almost all areas of the capital city and overflowed several times. Based on data from DKI Jakarta Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) as of 21.00 WIB, the flood had inundated 90 RT and 17 roads in Jak...

Surabaya Government Readies Flood-Handling Strategy for Affected Areas

Surabaya Governor Eri Cahyadi highlighted that the city government had readied a strategy to address flood problems plaguing several areas in the city. Several comprehensive efforts had been made to solve the flood problems, including working on water reservoirs, installing box culverts, building br...

Singkawang City Inundated by Floods due to Heavy Rain.

Roads and public facilities in Singkawang City, West Kalimantan Province, have been flooded due to heavy rains that have been pouring down the city since Saturday afternoon (27/8/2022). "Several roads such as Jalan Alianyang, Jalan Gunung Sari and even Jalan Raya Pasir Panjang (around the Dayan...

Floods Inundate Sungai Serut Residential Areas in Bengkulu

Floods inundated residential areas in Sungai Serut Subdistrict, Bengkulu City, Bengkulu Province, following heavy rains on Wednesday (29/6/22). Sub-district of Sungai Serut Abriadi said floods hit almost the entire area of Sungai Serut District. According to him, flooding occurred in Kampung Kelawi ...

Tidal Flood Submerged the Surabaya Coastal Area

The coastal area of Surabaya and its surroundings, East Java, was reportedly submerged by high tides or tidal flooding Monday (13/6). The sea tide reaching the mainland was monitored to be 20-40 centimetres. The Coordinator for Observation and Information of the Tanjung Perak Maritime BMKG in Suraba...

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...

Importance of natural disaster mitigation in Jayapura

Source: ANTARADate: January 18, 2022 ANTARA - Floods and landslides that struck Jayapura City, Papua Province, on January 6, 2022, for over a week left puddles and high mud mounds in the affected area. These are still visible in residential areas in the Organda Housing area of Heram and Konya S...

Facing Climate Change, Indonesia Still Wants Growth

Source: Who What Why Date: 16 August 2021 This story by WhoWhatWhy apprentice reporter Tivara Tanudjaja is produced in partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. Jakarta is sinking. The Indonesian capital is going under faste...

Indonesia – Floods Damage Over 2,000 Homes in Aceh Province

Source: Flood ListDate: July 6, 2021 Disaster authorities in Indonesia report flooding and landslides in Aceh Province in the north of Sumatra Island have affected more than 6,000 people since 05 July 2021. Floods accompanied by some landslides were reported in seven districts of Teunom, Panga, Daru...

Broken Embankment, Midnight Flash Floods Hit 500 People in Bandung

Source: TempoDate: June 2, 2021 TEMPO.CO, Bandung - Flash floods hit Panyadap Village, Solokan Jeruk District, Bandung Regency. The incident on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, near midnight, quickly submerged dozens of houses, causing residents to flee to neighbouring houses. Several buildings were also dama...

Mining linked yet again to another severe flood in Indonesian Borneo

Source: MongabayDate: June 1, 2021 Recent floods that hit the eastern part of Indonesia Borneo may have been exacerbated by massive deforestation for coal mines.There are as many as 94 coal-mining concessions in Berau district, which was hit by floodwaters as high as 2 meters (6.5 feet).Twenty of th...