Flood and Landslides in Manado, North Sulawesi on 26 January 2017
From the information taken from the Health Crisis Center, there are disasters occurred in Manado, North Sulawesi. Flood and landslide occurred in seven districts, Bunaken, Mapanget, Singkil, Tikala, Tuminiting, and Paal II. From the preliminary data obtained from the local health department coordinated with related agencies, can be informed that the disaster causing 1800 people evacuated from their house to the safer place. Still from the data, there is no injuries and fatalities reported.
As the time this data is collected, the efforts been made by the District Health Office are conduct monitoring and coordination with across relevant sectors, providing health services to the flood victims, and distributing MP-ASI and medicines to the districts health centers affected by the flood. The Provincial Health Department already coordinating with the health office of Manado. This disaster also monitored by the Regional Health Department and The Ministry of Health to get a report about what action should be taken to overcome this disaster.
For more information, please contact Dr. Arthur, a representative of North Sulawesi PPK.