Indonesia, Flood in Seluma District, Bengkulu Province (22:15 Oct 6 2020)


Update on Tuesday, 6 October 2020, at 02.53 pm.


Rain with high intensity since Monday, 5 October 2020, from 03.00 pm to 10.00 pm.


38 families/494 persons evacuated at 2 evacuation points.

Material losses:

118 housing units slightly damaged.
22 housing units heavily damaged.
1 unit of education facility slightly damaged.
5 units of public facilities slightly damaged.
3 units of public facilities heavily damaged.
The water level is 1-1.5 meters.

Latest situation:

The water has receded.
3 broken bridges have not yet passed by vehicles.

TIM I Pusdalops BNPB
Cc. Ess. 1

Update on 5 October 2020.


Rain with high intensity caused a flood in Seluma District of Bengkulu Province on Monday, 5 October 2020, from 03.00 pm to 10.00 pm.

Location: Seluma District
Ulu Talo Sub-District
Air Keruh Village


525 persons affected.

Material losses:

1 unit of suspension bridge connecting villages is cut off.


Rapid Response Team (Tim Respon Cepat/TCR) of Seluma District Management Agency (BPBD) is coordinating with village apparatus and related officials in responding to the flood.


Phone network at the incident location is poor hampering the coordination effort.

Latest situation:

  • Water in the settlement has not receded.
  • Water inundated 20-60 cm.


Pusdalops Kab. Seluma

Tim Piket Pusdalops BNPB
Cc Ess. 1

Additional Data

Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Seluma District


Affected Families: 105
Affected Persons: 525
Displaced Persons: 494
Evacuation Centre: 2


Damaged houses: 140Damaged educational facilities (e.g. schools): 1Damaged public buildings / facilities: 9Damaged infrastructure (e.g. road, water network): 3 bridges



Source: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance