Already 43 people died in floods in Indonesia



As a result of flooding in the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta and surrounding areas, 43 people have already died. It is reported by UNN with reference to AFP.

"On Friday, Indonesian rescuers searched for missing people after torrential floods and landslides caused by torrential rains, which killed at least 43 people in the Jakarta region," the report said.

It is also reported that about a dozen people are still missing.

So, according to authorities, about 192 thousand residents were evacuated to temporary shelters, and many of them could not return to their homes.

The publication reports that water has receded in many areas, and energy supply, which has been cut off in many areas, is recovering. It is planned to continue the search for the victims.

The Indonesian Ministry of Health said it has deployed about 11,000 workers to distribute medicines, disinfectant hygiene kits and food to prevent outbreaks of hepatitis A, dengue transmitted by mosquitoes, and other diseases, including infections associated with contact with dead animals.

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