Been at least 92 deaths due to severe weather events in Indonesia


Al zeker 92 doden door noodweer in Indonesië

Rescuers mountains a victim

The floods and landslides that last weekend took place in the Indonesian province of Papua, have in the meantime already 92 people killed. That has the army notified.

The death toll may further rise, because there are still 75 people who have disappeared. There were also 160 people injured.

After heavy rainfall, were Saturday, several villages near the provincial capital Jayapura flooded. By the storm were 8.507 people displaced. There is several places of reception provided to them.

“One district in the mountains is still unreachable for the workers, because a bridge is destroyed. But there were no reports of victims, ” says the Indonesian legerwoordvoerder Muhammad Aidi. The army is now trying to make the village by boat to reach.