Indonesia, Flooding and Landslide in Sorong City West Papua Province. (10:52 Sep 16 2020)


Cause :

High intensity rainfall on 16 Sep 2020 and instable soil structure caused flooding and landslide in Sorong City, West Papua.


Kota Sorong

Kec. Sorong

  • Klademak
  • Remu Utara

Kec. Sorong Utara

  • Malaingkedi

Kec. Sorong Manoi

  • Malabutor

Impact :

  • 2 dead due to landslide
  • BPBD still conducting data collection on the disaster tally
  • Submerged house is still under data collection
  • 1 house damaged due to landslide
  • water height 10-100 cm

Upaya :

  • BPBD of Sorong City is conducting rapid assessment and coordinating with BASARNAS, TNI/POLRI for evacuation.
  • BPBD recommends people at the location to stay vigilant

Additional Data

Country: Indonesia

Affected Area / Region: Sorong City, West Papua Province



Damaged houses: 1


Source: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance