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At least, 4 of 5 victims died occurred during flash floods in De Flamboyan Housing, Tanjung Selamat Village, Medan Tuntungan, Medan, North Sumatra.
Previously the victims were found by Basarnas officers at different times, namely dawn, morning, and evening. The Basarnas team and a combination of residents down to the Bokek Beach River and found the body.
The four victims who already identified are three women and one man. Here’s the name:
Juwita Simanjuntak (29)
Arista Simanjuntak (24)
Nur Fitri (24)
Satria Eka Winarya (18)
The identities of the four victims were conveyed by the Head of Tanjung Selamat Village, Nuraidi, when interviewed at the evacuation site, Friday night, December 4, 2020.
“We only received four data. The bodies of the victims have taken to Bina Kasih Hospital,” he said.
Information compiled until now, Basarnas of Medan City are still searching for two flood victims around the Tanjung Selamat River.
The two victims were named Herman (49), Eva’s husband, who was questioned by the Governor of North Sumatra, Edy Rahmayadi at the location, as well as a 2-year-old toddler whose mother, Juwita Simanjuntak, happened.
Nuraidi explained, based on the data obtained, the victims found were residents who lived in De Flamboyan Housing.
“The four victims all live in the De Flamboyan Housing,” he said.
Nuraidi said that in addition to the dead victims, there are 331 residents from the housing complex had been evacuated and placed in two shelter posts.
They place in the hall of the Tanjung Selamat village office and the shelter post at the Arhanud Battalion.
“In the village office hall, 161 people evacuated, and the rest of the Arhanud post,” he said. Nuraidi said some assistance is already distributing to the refugees, such as clothes and food.
In each refugee post, a health post is also provided for refugees to hold health checks if there are complaints of illness.