coping with Jakarta flood _10

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a child is swimming at a flooded alley of the neighborhood in Kampung Pulo.


Incessant rain throughout the Greater Jakarta area and in Puncak Bogor since Thursday, January 16, 2014, have been inundated at least 48 subdistricts in 27 districts in the Jakarta city.

Due to the flood, nearly 30,800 people had been displaced from 140 affected areas as water levels reached critical levels at several flood gates on Saturday evening, said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB).

Kampung Pulo, Kampung Melayu and Bukit Duri is ones of the most inundated areas when flood hit Jakarta.

A series of pictures above is about people, children, parents who are coping with the flood in Kampung Melayu, Kampung Pulo and Bukit Duri.



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