Indonesia – 1 Missing After Massive Landslide in Bogor Regency, West Java

One person is missing after heavy rain falling on unstable ground caused a massive landslide in West Java Province of Indonesia.

Landslide Bogor Regency West Java Indonesia, 13 May 2020. Photo: BPBD Bogor Regency

The landslide occurred in Wangunjaya Village, Leuwisadeng District, Bogor Regency on 13 May. Around 14 houses were severely damaged. Disaster authorities in Indonesia report that 242 people were moved for their homes for safety.

According to a report by the Bogor Regency Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), search operations are continuing after one resident was buried by a 4 metres of debris and had not been found. Four other people were injured in the incident.