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ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 18 - 24 April 2016

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  • 72 districts in 21 Provinces in the north and northeast of Thailand experienced heavy storm during the week. The affected provinces included Chiang Rai, Loei, Chaiyapoom and Mukdahan Provinces. Based on the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), about 2,600 houses were damaged in by the incident.


  • Flood submerged many areas in Karawang, West Java Province. Nearly 4,000 people were affect.

  • In Bekasi, West Java Province, flood submerged 500 houses. 600 families or 9,000 people were reportedly affected by the incident.

  • Still in the West Java Province, flood also inundated nearly 1,200 houses in many villages in Bogor District.

  • Flashflood hit Sarolangun, Jambi Province. The flashflood has damaged 61 houses. The local disaster management agency also mentioned that 750 people had to stay in the evacuation centre because of the flood