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Flash Floods and Mudslides Cause Severe Damage, Fatalities in Papua

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Flash Floods and Mudslides Cause Severe Damage, Fatalities in Papua

Flash Floods and Mudslides Cause Severe Damage, Fatalities in Papua

Flash floods and mudslides in Sentani, in Indonesia’s Papua province, caused dozens of deaths and forced thousands from their homes on Saturday, March 16, leaving the Jayapura district in a state of emergency.This footage shows debris littering the town of Sentani, which was the worst hit by the disaster.According to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the spokesman of Indonesia’s National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), the death toll reached 50 by Sunday, but the number is likely to rise.

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