Risk of disaster in Garut Regency : DesaCanggu
Risk of disaster in Garut Regency : DesaCanggu

Risk of disaster in Garut Regency : DesaCanggu

West Java news and information on possible disasters in different regions


The news of West Java was recently full of a number of natural disasters that have hit the country’s land. Almost all of West Java has the potential to experience flooding, winter and other disasters. Such as the areas garut, Bogor, Bandung and Cimahi. These four regions are quite high risk.

Not only those in rural areas close to mountains and rivers, but also urban areas have the potential to experience it. The executive party of the Regional Disaster Management Agency West Jave (BPBD) said that the mapping, which is a bad thing for accidents, was ready to the village level.

Despite these earthquakes, tidal floods due to rising sea water, as well as accidents due to extreme weather changes it is not possible to predict when they arrive. Therefore, all levels of society are urged to be vigilant at all times. Because understanding and raising public awareness is crucial to increase vigilance.

The floods, herbs and earthquakes that occurred in 2020 are valuable experiences so that the government and the community do not bring down the level of alertness. Especially amid extreme weather changes that can occur at any time. In 2020, there were 1,387 people impacted by heavy rains.

The natural disasters in West Java have the potential to cost lives because many settlements are built on slopes and steep slopes. It applies not only to one region, but also to different regions in West Java. This is an explanation of the risk of natural disasters in several regions of West Jave:

Risk of disaster in Garut Regency

News of western Jave reported that heavy rainfall across the country, particularly in the West Jave region, is increasing the potential for landslides and flooding. Garut is one of the most risk-a-risk districts in West Java, so it requires special attention.

In general, the area is in the center to the south. Flooding will hit the central part of the northern part more. Due to the topographical conditions of many hilly mountain areas, the area of West Jave, especially Garuta, is vulnerable to land movement and flash or tidal flooding.

As a result of the rain that has spread across the South Garut area to the north coast, BPBD Garut has extended a call to the sub-district to raise awareness of possible accidents. In the northern region, there is a risk of creeps and flash floods in Malangbong district and the southern region of Pakenjeng, Banjarwangi. Talegong and Cisewu.

West Java News continues to update up-to-date information on potential disasters and urges the public to report to the nearest government if it sees the possibility of natural disasters nearby. The least potential should also be reported, as preventive measures are very important.

Risk of disaster in Bogor City

In addition to Garuto, Bogor also has great potential for disaster. Flooding is mostly in the area of Puncaka, Bogor. Some time ago, there was a flood that caused the sinking of Kampung Rawa Dulang along with an avalanche of mud.

West Java news has revealed that the chance of flooding and herd in the region is still very high.   Residents are expected to be able to draw attention to the occurrence of accidents by paying attention to whether there are vibrations in the soil and hills, changes in hard wells, cracked soil surfaces, spilled river waters and other indications.

Heavy rains, which continue to fall, increase the chance of flooding and flooding, so the local government, along with the community, has set up warning posts. This post is always on standby for 24 hours. You can contact or visit the nearest post to obtain or provide information.

This disaster preparedness position is located on Jalan Pangeran Sogiri, Jalan Layungsari, Jalan Kebon Pedes, Jalan Sudirman, and in Riau Square. Police officers are a combination of police officers, TNI/Polri, Tagane, Linmasa and the local community. Not only providing west Jave with news of disasters, but also preparing  disaster management equipment.

It is estimated that the potential for becano will still be high in the Bogora area during the rainy season until the end of March. So that the public is expected not to lower their alertness and always update the latest information on the possibility of flooding and herbs. Especially those who live around rivers and hills.

Risk of accident in greater 100

The West Jave news service states that the city of Bandung is one of the natural  disaster areas and has been included in  the scope of national disaster reduction priorities  . This area of 2.5 million inhabitants can experience floods and earthquakes caused by the presence of active volcanoes.

In addition, the ground, fires and inteca while the continuous construction of settlements are even higher. At present, hilly areas are also used as targets for the construction of settlements, which increase the risk of natural disasters.

The Bandung city government itself has implemented a variety of preventive measures, ranging from disaster preparedness sites, increasing firefighters’ readiness and starting to tighten construction permits for settlements. The West Jave news, especially the area of the city of Bandung, said that the construction of evacuation routes is still  very low.

At the moment, the most important thing is to build evacuation routes in different buildings or high-rise buildings as a means of rescuing victims when something unpleasant happens. The urban communities of Bandung cannot depend only on the SAR team, so they need to improve the mitigation of natural disasters and fires.

Risk of accident in Cimahi

Cimahi City has not escaped the threat of earthquakes since 2010. Because this town in West Java is directly being shinged by a Lembang error. Earthquakes can occur at any time because the distance of the fault is so close.

The West Javeh news reported that the V.D. mayor  of  Cimahi, Ngatiyan, had informed that the quake would be very possible and difficult to predict. The public is always required to pay attention and prepare to avoid falling victims during an earthquake.

The northern and southern regions of Cimahi have a high potential for disaster and cannot be avoided. However, communities can help reduce the impact of disasters by participating in education on earthquake-fighting measures and making workers prepared in the community.

There were a record 14 earthquakes from 2010 to 2021 with a magnitude of 1.5 to 3.4 across the richter region that rocked the West Jave region, particularly Cimahi and Bandung. So far, the potential has not fallen at all, and even it is being thealed to increase, both in terms of frequent phenomena and power levels.

Cimahi City has not only floods due to active blame lembang, Cimahi City also has the potential to experience flooding, sleathms and tornadoes and fires. In 2017-2019, there were at least 67 floods, 39 floods and 19 tornadoes that claimed lives.

In addition, the fires occurred at least 105 times and caused not a small amount of material losses. As a therefore, the potential of accidents in Cimahi is still considered very high and is one of the cities with the highest scale for disaster management in the country.


Due to the geographical location and topography of West Jave, the risk of accidents in this area is very high. At least 14 of the ratings at greatest risk. Garut, Bogor, Bandung and Cimahi are some of the cities with the greatest potential. Always update with  West Java news to avoid danger.

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