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    Jakarta Braces for Flood as City Rivers Cannot Contain Excess Water

    Ciliwung river, behind the Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Jakarta (Photo by Wibowo Djatmiko) Source: Tempo.co Date: 6 August 2020  Jakarta Water Resources Agency Head Juaini Yusuf, admitted that the city administration has much to do on mitigating flood, such as figuring out how to contain 1,032 cubic meters of water per second…

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    Floods swamp residential areas in Bekasi

    A Bekasi resident moves her belongings to higher ground as flooding swamped her home on Oct 21, 2020. (Photo by Suwandy/foc / ANTARA FOTO) Source: ANTARA News Date: 25 October 2020  Flood waters reaching a height of up to 1.9 meters swamped several residential areas located on river banks connecting Cileungsi…

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    Eight dead in floods, landslides in North Sumatra

    Heavy rain in North Sumatra has caused floods and landslides in some parts of the region. (Photo by AFP) Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 7 December 2020 Heavy downpours battering North Sumatra since Thursday have caused floods and landslides in some parts of the region, claiming the lives of eight people. …

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    As floods hit Borneo, Indonesia urged to boost climate action under Paris accord

    Rescuers evacuate villagers in a flooded area in the Tanah Laut districts, South Kalimantan, on Friday. (Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management / Via AFP-Jiji) Source: Reuters (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Date: 18 January 2021  Deadly floods across parts of Indonesia are a stark reminder of the climate change risks facing the…

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    Indonesia’s latest natural disasters are a ‘wake-up call’, environmentalists say

    At least 160 people have died due to natural disasters in the first weeks of 2021.(Source: AP / Yusuf Wahil) Source: ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Date: 22 January 2021  Key points: Indonesia’s meteorology agency has warned of a potential increase in natural disasters up until March Activists say deforestation and environmental destruction…

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    Floods trigger power outages, evacuations in Indonesia’s capital

    Girls walk along a street affected by floods in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Photo by Willy Kurniawan / Reuters) Source: The Jakarta PostDate: 9 February 2021 Floods, heavy rain and power outages led people to evacuate their homes in parts of Indonesia’s capital on Monday, with the conditions — worsened by the…

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    Jakarta braces for more floods as rainy days expected this week

    People swim through a flooded neighborhood following heavy rains in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. Heavy downpours combined with poor city sewage planning often causes heavy flooding in parts of greater Jakarta. (Photo by Tatan Syuflana / AP Photo) Source: CNADate: 22 February 2021 The Indonesian capital of Jakarta…

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