2 May 2012
1 April 2012
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7 of 10 Africa Rolls:
/ Kenya's flash floods have left at least 50 people as dead and displaced thousands of others in this east African nation, a humanitarian agency has said. /
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Reference: UNCT. Flash Floods Situation Report # 1. 28 Apr 2012.
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7 of 10 SINKING Sunda Plate:
/ Flash floods hit the village of Langgomali, District Wolo, Kolaka regency, Southeast Sulawesi around Saturday (5/5) morning at 02 pm. At least fifteen houses were swept away swept away dozens of rivers and other badly damaged. /
/ Already this week and Babana Cilallang hamlet, village of Baba Binanga, Pinrang regency, South Sulawesi, flood. Instead of receding, stagnant water and crushed now it extends another village. /
/ Flood tides (rob) not only lead to paralysis of the harbor, destroying villages and agricultural areas, in Pekalongan, Central Java. Rob submerge 22 villages in both the District and the City of Pekalongan with water height 10-50 inches. Media Monitoring of Indonesia in Pekalongan, Sunday (6/5), flooding in Pekalongan soak rob hundreds of homes in 14 villages in eight urban village in Pekalongan and Pekalongan the water level rose by 300 percent over the previous rob. /
/ Thousands of homes in the District of Belawan Medan, Medan and Medan Labuhan Marelan rob again submerged, Saturday (5/5) yesterday. Rob flood that flooded the streets in the township and the main road to the Port of Belawan, a different temperature than usual. Sea water is more than 4 hours of soaking the houses are cold. /
7 of 10 S American Rolls:
/ The Paraguayan Chaco last month supporting the worst flooding in the past 15 years because of heavy rains that fall in the area and more than 50,000 people left homeless. /
/ Amazon Floods leave 38 municipalities in emergency /
Kenya flash floods toll rises to 50
Nairobi, May 6: Kenya's flash floods have left at least 50 people as dead and displaced thousands of others in this east African nation, a humanitarian agency has said.
The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) spokesperson Nelly Muluka said four people were swept away by flood waters near Rongai town Friday night, Xinhua reported Sunday.
According to Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), the number of fatalities will continue to rise due to heavy rains that have led to flash floods in several parts of the country.
"At least 50 people have lost their lives as a result of the flooding since March. Four people were swept away by flood waters near Rongai on the night of May 4. Their bodies were found on top of the Rimpa bridge in Rongai on Saturday morning," said Nelly Muluka, KRCS's spokesperson.
The agricultural and livestock sector is one of the most affected by floods in the Chaco
Cardozo said the areas affected would be milk, cattle breeding, sesame, peanuts and other agricultural and livestock sector due to the constant rains that caused flooding in the Chaco.
"Nobody can say the amount, now are relaying the data, but there are problems and affect. We have to do a check but no one is able to say what the losses," said Cardozo is a note in the national news agency , IP Paraguay.
According to estimates made by the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock in the area of milk were lost from 100 thousand to 200 thousand liters, due to poor weather conditions that are currently recorded in the Western Region of the country.
Recovery of the Chaco
Enzo Cardozo also referred to the steps to be followed to recover the productions, and admitted he should wait until the situation becomes relatively more stable and establish a plan to give favorable results in the short, medium and long term.
He noted the support and solidarity that people are offering, but said that this measure will only give a temporary solution. The real challenge lies in recovering the Chaco area.
"We have to rebuild roads, grass grow, grow food for animals and livelihood, retrieve the items that were in the area," he said.
On the help and effort is being done in the Chaco claimed: "There is help, and it recognizes the effort, but it ends and then comes the great responsibility of rebuilding the Chaco that take between a year or two so you can stabilize the system and re-produce. "
The Paraguayan Chaco last month supporting the worst flooding in the past 15 years because of heavy rains that fall in the area and more than 50,000 people left homeless.
Flash Flood 15 Going Home Residents in Kolaka
Kolaka - AFP: Flash floods hit the village of Langgomali, District Wolo, Kolaka regency, Southeast Sulawesi around Saturday (5/5) morning at 02 pm. At least fifteen houses were swept away swept away dozens of rivers and other badly damaged.
Flash floods caused by heavy rain which flushed Kolaka for 10 hours so as to make some rivers to overflow in the District of Wolo. One of them is Langgomali river, which washed away at least 15 homes and dozens of other houses were badly damaged.
Some residents tried to save his belongings that can still be used. Partially submerged in mud houses go as high as 15 centimeters. Residents chose to flee the family home nearby.
According to Bahtiar, a resident, the incident quickly and straight away cukut homes. A grandmother had swept but residents managed to save.
Flood lasted all of a sudden when people falling asleep. Fortunately berlahan flooding occurs slowly so people can save themselves.
To date logistical assistance from the Department of Social Kolaka not imported, but the current residents in desperate need of blankets, mats, and food. Residents hoped that this assistance be imported by the Government Kolaka. Flash floods are a first time occurred in the village of Langgomali. (HM/OL-10
Rob flooding 22 villages and Village Soak in Pekalongan
PEKALONGAN - AFP: Flood tides (rob) not only lead to paralysis of the harbor, destroying villages and agricultural areas, in Pekalongan, Central Java. Rob submerge 22 villages in both the District and the City of Pekalongan with water height 10-50 inches.
Media Monitoring of Indonesia in Pekalongan, Sunday (6/5), flooding in Pekalongan soak rob hundreds of homes in 14 villages in eight urban village in Pekalongan and Pekalongan the water level rose by 300 percent over the previous rob.
"I usually rob the height of flood water is only 5-15 inches, but now reaches 50 centimeters to get into homes," said Winarsih, 34, a resident of Tirto, Pekalongan district.
The same thing also expressed Cathy, 45, a resident of Long Cage, Northern District of Pekalongan, Pekalongan, floods inundated roads rob not only the township, but also in the township road and result in damage to agriculture and aquaculture areas.
Chairman of the Society of Environmental Coastal Community Love (PMPCL) Pekalongan Build rob Yudhi said that this time higher up to 50 centimeters and flooded neighborhoods, and has damaged the infrastructure, like roads, places of worship, and a number of schools.
Pekalongan district in coastal areas, according to Wake Yudhi, there is even a village that never rob dry by flooding throughout the year, namely in the Village Jeruksari, District Tirto or rather on RT 06 RW 07, and even some villages are also in danger as the Village Mulyorejo and Karangjompo, Tirto subdistrict, Pekalongan district.
Regent Pekalongan Antono Amat previously said various efforts to overcome has been attempted to rob mangrove reforestation, even Pekalongan Regency is exploring the various areas to look for examples of areas that can overcome these rob.
Difficulty handling rob, so Amat Antono, not only about the techniques and the proper way, but also about the funding of both the system and mitigation of coastal afforestation.
"After finding the right way, soon we will be implementing the handling," he added.
Pekalongan mayor said Bashir Ahmad separately to address the ever-increasing flood rob, various attempts have been made, other than the manufacture of green belt (mangrove forest), is also done technically with the manufacture and handling of the five units of polder water circulation system.
Pekalongan city government, according to Bashir Ahmad, have brought a team of experts handling rob from Sweden and the Netherlands, hoping to pass on knowledge to cope with the rob.
"In fact, we have disbursed Rp 25 billion budget for the handling of Pekalongan rob on this," he added. (AS/OL-10)
Widespread flooding in Pinrang
Metrotvnews.com, Pinrang: Already this week and Babana Cilallang hamlet, village of Baba Binanga, Pinrang regency, South Sulawesi, flood. Instead of receding, stagnant water and crushed now it extends another village.
Flooding due to overflowing rivers come Saddang. The overflow water is getting worse after the embankment of the river burst its banks. The new areas are now flooded the village participated Salipolo, District Cempa.
Not only extends so far puddles damaging dozens of homes. In fact, 14 of whom had to be dismantled. Cornfield ready for harvest area of 70 hectares, 150 hectares of fish ponds, and another 50 hectares of farmland were damaged. (Wrt1)
Thousands of flood Rob Bath Houses
BELAWAN-Thousands of homes in the District of Belawan Medan, Medan and Medan Labuhan Marelan rob again submerged, Saturday (5/5) yesterday. Rob flood that flooded the streets in the township and the main road to the Port of Belawan, a different temperature than usual. Sea water is more than 4 hours of soaking the houses are cold.
"It has entered the third day, just plug perdani (rob-ed) this time the sea was rather cool and different than before," said Uman (50) citizens of New Tax Happy Village Belawan, Medan District, City of Belawan.
Uman said, who came to rob the 15-day month season (ahead of the full moon) that began at 13.00 am and low tide at 18.00 pm. It's just a puddle as high as 60 centimeters rob it looks a bit murky water conditions. "Not just cold, the sea also looks cloudy. Perhaps this is due to overflowing rivers in various regions Deli due to rain and then flows into the sea, "he said.
Rob the frequent floods, he added, because of the reclamation and mangrove deforestation in the coastal suburb of Belawan. Especially the area of mangrove forests that should be used as water catchment, has now been converted to residential and business premises.
"Three years almost the entire region in Belawan often a subscription tides. Whereas in the 1990's ocean tides occur only until the edges of the beach alone. But now the tide has entered the main streets in the city of Belawan, "he said.
Although the waves to stop aktitivas not rob people, but residents claim to be bothered by sea water into their homes. Some homes furniture such as chairs and cabinets wet due to floods rob.
"These include a large pair (perdani). I usually do not take in water house, but now the water has entered, "said Anisa (41) residents Marelan Medan. (mag-17)
Brazil: Amazon Floods leave 38 municipalities in emergency
BRASILIA - The rains and swollen rivers in Amazonas state of Brazil led to the 38 municipalities decreed a state of emergency and more than 64,000 families were affected, said Sunday the local civil defense in a note.
The level of the rivers began to drop, but inside there are still cities that continue to flood, reported on its part, the state news agency Agencia Brasil.
Weather forecasts are for more heavy rain in north central and eastern Amazon state whose rivers in the capital and other towns had hovered around record highs in recent days, added the official agency.
The governor of Amazonas, Omar Aziz, said in the week that the state government will provide a supportive aid to 50,000 families flood victims.