Jakarta BPBD: 1,748 People Evacuated from Flood

Reporter : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | February 22nd, 2017 10:52 AM 10:52 WIB | Dibaca 1038 kali
Jakarta BPBD: 1,748 People Evacuated from Flood (Foto : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing / Beritajakarta.id)

Jakarta Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) has noted that the number of flood victims in the capital is reaching 1,748 people.

" In total, the floods hit 16 sub-districts, 22 urban villages and 69 RWs"

From such data, 20 people of RT 07/10, Sukapura, Cilincing, North Jakarta are evacuated to the integrated health service post (posyandu) after water overflowing from Cakung River and Ciiwung River.

Then in East Jakarta, 1,593 people have been evacuated. In details, 78 of them living in RW 03, 05, 07, 08 and 09, Halim are evacuated to urban village office, Al-Ihkwan small mosque and RW 08 Secretariat, 705 people of RW 04, Cipinang Melayu are evacuated to University of Borobudur Mosque.

There are also 10 people of RW 04, 06, 07 and 08 Pondok Kelapa, Duren Sawit evacuated to Makruf Mosque, RT 02 and 12/RW 08 Secretariat office and local court. The officer also evacuated 800 people of RW 04, 05 and 06 Rawa Terate to offices of RT 04 secretariat and urban village.

While in South Jakarta, there have been 135 people evacuated from Bukit Duri, Tebet to the Garuda Complex Hall, Jalan Manggarai Selatan IX.

Jakarta BPBD Head, Husein Murad stated around 3,485 people are affected by flood. From that number, 1,748 of them have been evacuated.

"In total, the floods hit 16 sub-districts, 22 urban villages and 69 RWs," he told, Tuesday (2/21).

He added a few people have returned to their homes or stayed in the neighbor and relative family's houses.

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