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Flooding in Samarinda, Indonesia prompts evacuation

January 16, 2020: Recent flooding in Samarinda area of Indonesia has caused evacuation of people to nearby shelter set up by the BPBD and some to the mosque. 

Floods triggered by heavy rainfall have submerged Samarinda City affecting at least 7,213 residents.

Samarinda Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) reported no casualties.