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Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It consists of more than seventeen thousand islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, and parts of Borneo and New Guinea. Wikipedia

CapitalJakarta Trending

Regional languages: Over 700 languages

Population: 270.6 million (2019) World Bank

PresidentJoko Widodo

Currency: Indonesian rupiah

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Indonesia - Landslide and floods

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On 4th February 2023, a landslide occurred at a mining site in Gekbrong District, Cianjur Regency in West Java Province, resulting in three fatalities. The National Agency for Disaster Countermeasure (BNPB) has reported the incident.

In addition, heavy rain has been affecting the Java and Kalimantan regions over the past week, causing widespread flooding. According to BNPB, almost 6,500 people in six sub-districts in Banjar Regency, South Kalimantan Province, have been affected by the floods. Meanwhile, the ASEAN Disaster Information Network (ADINet) reports that approximately 9,700 people in Tegal Regency, Central Java Province, have been affected by the floods.

For the next 24 hours, light to moderate rain with localized thunderstorms is forecast across most parts of the affected provinces. The authorities are closely monitoring the situation and taking necessary measures to provide assistance and support to those affected by the landslide and flooding.

The disaster has caused significant damage to the affected communities and has disrupted the lives of many people. The authorities are working to provide evacuation, rescue, and relief efforts, as well as food, shelter, and medical aid to those in need.

In conclusion, the landslide and flooding in West Java and Kalimantan Provinces have resulted in three fatalities and affected a significant number of people. The authorities are responding to the situation and providing necessary support to those affected. The forecast for the next 24 hours includes light to moderate rain with localized thunderstorms, and the situation is being closely monitored.

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