Reportase: Ikhsan Madjido
FLASH Flood accompanied by mud which hit a number of
villages in Sigi Regency, resulting in at least 670 families being forced to
and damaged their homes. Floods hit the residential area on Sunday (4/28)
night. Floods also not only carry mud. Large timber from inside the forest is
also brought into the settlements.
Village, 36 houses were damaged and 47 families were evacuated.
total of 500 housing units were submerged in mud and logs. Around 551 kk or
2,259 people were evacuated to the nearest village.
was also affected by the flood and received 42kk of assistance.
villages in Gumbasa Subdistrict, Omu, and Tuva and one in Kulawi District,
flood and 23 were submerged. In addition, there was a flood of destruction of
10 hectares of land and rice fields. Residents evacuate as many as 30 kk.
Residents really need ready-to-eat food, the needs of babies and the elderly,
clean air, medical teams and tools to clean mud.
Regency was reported to have been totally broken by a flash flood in the early
Saluki, Gumbasa district. In addition, the road between Salua and Sidaunta
Villages was blocked by landslides.
Village, South Dolo Subdistrict, Sigi Regency, Central Sulawesi, on Sunday
(28/4), resulted in thousands of people reportedly evacuating to higher ground,
while some residents’ houses were buried in mud to the roof.
of Hamlet I, all of Hamlet II and part of Hamlet III, causing houses to be
buried by mud until they reached the roof.
o’clock, the houses were only submerged by water to around calves
(adults),” said one resident, Sukardi, who was met at the disaster site.
accompanied by mud material and accompanied by roar occurred on Sunday night at
two residents had fled to the mountains to save themselves. If not many died
because of the high mud reached the roof of the house,” he said.
the residents’ houses were completely invisible due to being covered with mud
which was carried away by the floods from the mountain slopes around Bangga
plasticized. At night when the incident happened, the house was covered in
mud,” he said.
resident of Hamlet II who was the worst hamlet. Luckily he and his entire
family quickly saved themselves.
because our houses are running out. They can’t live anymore,” he said with
tears in his eyes.
government, the center and institutions or humanitarian foundations can be
received as soon as possible, considering that at this time residents can only
hope for a generous helping hand.
will be no casualties,” he said hopefully.
the TNI, the National SAR Agency (Basarnas) and the Regional Disaster
Management Agency (BPBD) of Sigi Regency and the Central Sulawesi Provincial
Government and volunteers continued to arrive.
save valuables and distributed logistical assistance in the form of food. **