After flash floods swept through Adonara Island, East Flores, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), on April 4, the price of premium fuel at retailers in the area nearly tripled.
President Joko Widodo visited victims affected by natural disasters in Lembata and East Flores regencies, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). The President promised to relocate them to safer places.
Tropical cyclone seeds were observed above the Indian Ocean, south of West Java and southwest of Bengkulu. This means heavy rains may hit a number of areas in the country from April 9 to 10.
The flash floods that hit Adonara Island in East Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, raises a sense of social solidarity without any boundaries. In deep grief, the language of love unites the empathy for the victims.
Based on reports from 23 regencies/cities in NTT, most regencies still had difficulty accessing telephone and electricity networks.
The search for disaster victims in East Nusa Tenggara has been carried out with the use of makeshift equipment. Solidarity to help disaster victims continue to grow across several areas.
Getting to the disaster-hit location on an island covering an area of 509 square kilometers is not easy.
President Joko Widodo has asked that the disaster victims be evacuated and assisted as quickly as possible. Weather has hampered evacuation efforts and aid distribution.
The flash floods, have been the worst hydrometeorological disaster in the history of Adonara. Disasters come abruptly and often claim dozens of lives.