Indonesia: Death toll rises in New Guinea flash floods linked to deforestation

Mongabay: The death toll from flash floods in Wasior, West Papua has now topped 120, reports the Jakarta Post. 110 people are confirmed dead and over 100 are still missing after floods and landslides hit the region around Wasior in the Indonesian part of New Guinea on Monday. Washed out bridges have left some communities isolated and communication is difficult, according to reports. Some of the injured are being evacuated by helicopter. Indonesian officials say about 80 percent of Wasior ......

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