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Documented Floods in Toineke From 1940s – 2016

Lassa, J. Boli, Y., Nakmofa, Y., Ofong, A., Fanggidae, S. and Leonis, H. 2018. Twenty years of community-based disaster risk reduction experience from a dryland village in Indonesia. Journal of Disaster Studies (JAMBA) Vol xx Issue xx, page xx-xx

Supplemental Table Documented Floods in Toineke From 1940s – 2016.

Flood Timelines Type of event Remarks

[impacts]

1948 Floods Flood inundation – 1 m height – Population was still small
1950 Floods No food problem –population was small
1967 Floods No food problem
13 Dec 1968 Floods Big floods but livestock not affected
1982 Floods Harvest failures as crops damages and swept by flood waters [PRA PMPB 2001]. First road construction and forest logging started in 1982.
1989 Floods Crops damaged and houses flooded [PRA PMPB 2001]. 1989 marked the end of the forest logging as deforestation heavily destroy Aisio Forest.
1999 Floods Secondary hazards such as diarrhoea and cholera occurred [PRA PMPB 2001]
2000 [16 May] Flash floods Some houses collapsed; Almost all houses inundated. Secondary hazards such as diarrhoea and cholera occurred caused 22 death, mostly children [PMPB emergency assessment]
2001 Water inundation Houses inundated, lost crops and livestock
2002 Water inundation Houses inundated, lost crops and livestock
2003 [13 April] Floods Houses were inundated; 150 families evacuated to Aisio Forest, bringing their small livestock.
2004 Floods and water inundation Houses inundated, lost crops and livestock
2008 Floods Houses inundated, damaged crops
31 Dec 2011 Floods 274 households were affected: Houses inundated, damaged crops
2012 [Feb-March] Floods inundation Books in school were swept away
2012 [10-11 Mar] Flood inundation Floods 2 people death. Most houses affected and some damaged [Source: Suara Pembaruan 2012; Tusalakh 2012]
2013 [28 Feb] Floods Houses and crops inundated [Tempo 2013]
2013 [20 June] Floods Houses partially inundated, damaged crops SM and Online Media;

Books in school were swept away; People were evacuated to safe zones [Pos Kupang 2013]

2013 [23 November] Floods “One day rain and Toineke is flooded” Samadara 2013
2016 [28 Feb] Floods Widespread inundation in houses; No car could pass the village temporarily [Nenohai 2016; Boimau 2016; Pos Kupang 2016b]
2016 [12 May] Floods Flood is back and many houses inundated [Pos Kupang 201a]
2016 [26-28 May] Floods Many houses inundated [Pos Kupang 2016]

Source: PMPB 2002, 2007, internal trip reports from Pikul Foundation during 2002-2004, Alamahani and Pelokilla 2010, various media and social media reports.

 


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