Update 20 November 2020:
Flooding has worsened in Cilacap Regency of Central Java Province. Flooding began around 14 November, affecting 505 people and damaging 131 homes. Around 65 people were displaced. As of 19 November, disaster authorities report 46 villages across the regency affected, with 3,811 people from 1,323 families displaced. Two people died in flooding in Gandrungmangu district.
Info terkini laporan dari UPT BPBD Cilacap di Ds. Panikel, Kec. Kampung Laut pic.twitter.com/xIhUAg4M52
— BPBD Cilacap (@bpbdcilacap) November 18, 2020
Demi meringankan beban para pengungsi banjir Cilacap, selain giat evakuasi warga dengan menggunakan perahu karet, tim @baznas_btb juga mendistribusikan bantuan logistik seperti hygine kit untuk para pengungsi hingga mendirikan dapur umum di posko pengungsian. pic.twitter.com/cn7JOLY2mP
— BAZNAS (@baznasindonesia) November 19, 2020
Relawan NU Peduli Cilacap memberikan bantuan kepada penyintas Banjir di wilayah Kroya dan Bantarsari Kab. Cilacap, 17/11/2020.#NUPeduli #SantriSiagaBencana #Humanity #Banjir pic.twitter.com/81bH8jSPur
— @PPLPBINU (@PPLPBINU) November 18, 2020
Original report, 18 November 2020:
At least 5 people have died after heavy rain caused landslides in Central Java Province of Indonesia.
According to the country’s disaster management agency BNPB, the landslides occurred on 17 November in 2 villages in Sumpiuh District, Banyumas Regency.
BNPB said the disaster occurred in the early hours of the morning and was triggered by high intensity rain falling on the steep slopes surrounding the villages Bogangin and Banjarpanepen. Four houses were severely damaged, burying the victims. BNPB say 4 people were rescued safely.
A few days earlier heavy rain triggered flooding in neighbouring Cilacap Regency of Central Java Province, affecting 505 people and damaging 131 homes. Around 65 people were displaced.
Also on the island of Java, heavy rain and floods affected Garut Regency in West Java province on 14 November. A total of 435 people were affected and 25 displaced.