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Flood in Sulawesi, Indonesia

Hours of torrential rain created flash floods and triggered landslides in the southern region of Sulawesi Island.

Floods reaching as high as 3 meters have covered 13 sub-districts with water and mud. More than 1,000 houses were damaged, including 42 of them being completely swept off their foundations.14 deaths have been reported. Among other vehicles used in rescue and evacuation attempts, rubber boats were used to evacuate residents, with numbers reaching 115 displaced. People have sought refuge in mosques and relative homes outside of the affected area.

Additionally, Sumatra Island was also affected by the heavy rain, leading to damaging floods.

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Sentinel Asia activation for flood in Sulawesi, Indonesia

Type of Event:Flood
Location of Event:Indonesia
Date of Charter Activation:2024-05-12
Time of Charter Activation:19:51
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+09:00
Charter Requestor:ADRC on behalf of National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN)
Activation ID:877
Project Management:Kholifatul Aziz (National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN))
Value Adding:Yenni Vetrita (National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN))


Comparison of landslide in the Latimojong Sub-district, in Luwu, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Copyright: © Planet Labs Inc. (2024)
Map produced by UN-SPIDER

Information about the Product

Acquired: Pre-disaster: 18/03/2024
Post-disaster: 11/05/2024

Source: PlanetScope

Category: Delineation Map

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