From the information taken from the Health Crisis Center, there are disasters occurred in north Gorontalo. Flood and landslides occurred in three districts, Sumalata, Tolinggula, and Biau. From the preliminary data obtained from the local health department coordinated with related agencies, can be informed that the disaster causing 265 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, and providing health services to the flood victims. The Provincial Health Department already coordinating with the health office of Gorontalo North District. 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 Mr. Meikel, a representative of North Gorontalo Health Department.