ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update 26, 22 – 28 June 2020

Multiple localised flooding events have occurred due to high-intensity rainfall and overflowing of rivers in Indonesia (8 regencies at 5 provinces).
Meanwhile, flooding, winds, and storms in five (5) provinces of Thailand were reported by the Thailand Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM). These events affected 8.4K persons, displaced 1.1K persons, and damaged 2.2K houses.

The most significant flood as reported by Indonesia’s Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB), occurred in Luwu Regency in South Sulawesi Province, which affected 2,950 people. The flood of 30-50 cm inundated four Sub-regions/districts and three villages.
Residents of Bolaang Mongondow Selatan were exposed to two to three seconds of “quite strong” shaking on 23 June when a M6.0 earthquake occurred in the North Sulawesi region as reported by BNPB and Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi dan Geofisika (BMKG). The earthquake reportedly had no tsunami potential or immediate impacts.



Source: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance