Baca Gitu Loh - West Java, Indonesia - The land disaster moved three villages in the village of Bojong Koneng, Babakan Madang, Bogor, West Java, on Friday (5/19) night.
The three affected villages were Tapos Village, Cibingbing Village, and Garungsang Village. A total of 23 residents' houses were damaged by the moving land.
"The impact of 17 housing units is slightly damaged with 17 families containing 68 people. And 6 units of moderately damaged housing with 6 families containing 20 people," said Head of Emergency and Logistics of BPBD Bogor Regency Aris Nurjatmiko, through his statement, Sunday (5/21).
Residents reported the incident to BPBD officers. Officers who get reports, immediately go to the location to conduct disaster assessments.
Aris said rain with a long duration was a factor causing the soil to move in the region.
"Due to rain with a long duration, resulting in several villages and houses affected by land shifts," he said.
There were no fatalities in the moving land disaster. Aris warned the residents remained vigilant because the potential of the land shifted was still there.
Until now, residents of the occupants of 23 houses affected by moving land still survived in their respective homes. Although the Bogor Regency BPBD has appealed, the decision is considered to be endangering the homeowner.
"The current situation when it rains again, it is feared that there will be a shift again and then it will increase. Need further treatment from related parties," he concluded. ***
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