Indonesia, Flooding in Penajam Paser Utara Regency, East Kalimantan Province (10:55 Sep 8 2020)


Floods in Kab. Penajam Paser Utara, Prov. East Kalimantan


  • Due to moderate rain that occurred since September 6, 2020
  • Floods began to occur on Monday, September 7, 2020, Pkl. 12.00 WIB
  • Flood sent from the upstream area of ​​the Sesulu River
  • Tide

Kec. Waru
Ex. Waru
Ds. Previously

Fatalities :

  • There are victims who took refuge in a relative / neighbor’s house (data collection)
  • 4 People Fleeing at Sesulu Village Office
  • 46 households affected

Material Disadvantages:

  • ± 46 housing units affected
  • ± 20 Ha of visible rice fields
  • TMA 20-60 cm

Effort :

  • TRC BPBD Kab. Penajam Paser Utara conducted rapid assessments, coordinated with related agencies and together with the joint team carried out the evacuation of victims

State of the art:

  • Currently Pkl. 20.00 WIB sunny weather
  • Floods still persist
  • TMA 15-20 cm in the community house

Mrs. Lala Head of Logistics BPBD Kab. North Paser Sharpener

Additional Data

Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Penajam Paser Utara, East Kalimantan


Affected Families: 46
Affected Persons: 180
Displaced Persons: 4


Damaged houses: 46
Loss of livelihood sources: 20 ha of rice fields



Source: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance