Indonesia, Flood and Landslides in Pesisir Selatan Regency, West Sumatera Province (18:20 Mar 28 2021)


Floods and Landslides in Pesisir Selatan Regency, West Sumatra Province

The high intensity of rainfall caused the three upstream rivers, namely the Gambir River, the Sako River and the Tapan River to overflow, and the Panahan Embankment in the Binjai Batang burst on Sunday, March 28th at 18.20 WIB


  • Ranah Ampek Hulu Tapan Sub-distroct
  • Sako Village
  • Lubuk Begalung Village
  • Binjai Village
  • Kampung Tangah Village
  • Basa Ampek Balai Tapan Sub-district
  • Bala Village

650 households affected

Material Disadvantages:

  • ± 230 housing units were submerged
  • 29 Ha of submerged maize and secondary crops
  • 1 High School is submerged
  • 1 Junior High School is submerged
  • 2 Primary School were submerged
  • 1 Kindergarten is submerged
  • 5 officials houses were submerged
  • Flood Depth: 80 cm

Effort :

  • Carry out data collection and assessment.
  • Collecting data and assessing post-disaster needs

Additional Data

Country: Indonesia
Affected Area / Region: Pesisir Selatan Regency, West Sumatera Province


Affected Families: 650
Affected Persons: 3250


Damaged houses: 230Damaged educational facilities (e.g. schools): 5 schoolsLoss of livelihood sources: 29 Ha Crop submerged, 5 officials houses



Source: ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance