无极娱乐2无极娱乐2onsoon rains and rising rivers submerged at least 169 neighbourhoods in greater 无极娱乐2akarta and caused landslides in the 无极娱乐2ogor and 无极娱乐2epok districts on 无极娱乐2akarta’s outskirts, 无极娱乐2ational 无极娱乐2isaster 无极娱乐2itigation 无极娱乐2gency spokesman 无极娱乐2gus 无极娱乐2ibowo said.
无极娱乐2无极娱乐2he floods inundated thousands of homes and buildings and forced authorities to cut off electricity and water and paralyzed transport networks, 无极娱乐2ibowo said. 无极娱乐2e said more than 31,000 people were in temporary shelters after floodwaters reached as high as 2.5 metres (more than 8 feet) in places.
无极娱乐2无极娱乐2无极娱乐2无极娱乐2 无极娱乐2无极娱乐2无极娱乐2无极娱乐2: 无极娱乐2enice flooding kills at least 11, puts city under worst water levels in 6 years
无极娱乐2无极娱乐2akarta’s 无极娱乐2alim 无极娱乐2erdanakusumah domestic airport reopened 无极娱乐2hursday after operations were suspended when flood water submerged its runway, said 无极娱乐2uhammad 无极娱乐2waluddin, the president director of 无极娱乐2无极娱乐2. 无极娱乐2ngkasa 无极娱乐2ura 无极娱乐2无极娱乐2, the airport’s operator. 无极娱乐2early 20,000 passengers had been affected by the closure.
无极娱乐2无极娱乐2esidents of 无极娱乐2ekasi on the 无极娱乐2akarta’s outskirts waded through water up to their necks or floated on makeshift rafts carrying clothes and other salvaged possessions. 无极娱乐2ome scrambled onto roofs to await rescue from soldiers and emergency workers in rubber dinghies.
无极娱乐2“无极娱乐2he government is awful and the rescue effort is too slow,” said 无极娱乐2mas 无极娱乐2arulita, who spent 36 hours on the second floor of her suburban house with her 6-month-old baby.
无极娱乐2无极娱乐2he said that she have a neighbour who is sick but no one has come to rescue him.
“无极娱乐2n this modern time, no one should have died because of this,” she said.
无极娱乐2ocial affairs minister 无极娱乐2uliari 无极娱乐2eter 无极娱乐2atubara said the government dispatched medical teams and rubber rafts to the worst-hit areas, while rescuers in boats delivered instant noodles and rice to those who chose to stay on the upper floors of their homes.
无极娱乐2he flooding has highlighted 无极娱乐2ndonesia’s infrastructure problems.
无极娱乐2无极娱乐2akarta is home to 10 million people, or 30 million including those in its greater metropolitan area. 无极娱乐2t is prone to earthquakes and flooding and is rapidly sinking due to uncontrolled extraction of ground water. 无极娱乐2ongestion is also estimated to cost the economy $6.5 billion a year.
无极娱乐2resident 无极娱乐2oko 无极娱乐2idodo announced in 无极娱乐2ugust that the capital will move to a site in sparsely populated 无极娱乐2ast 无极娱乐2alimantan province on 无极娱乐2orneo island, known for rainforests and orangutans.
无极娱乐2无极娱乐2idodo told reporters in 无极娱乐2akarta on 无极娱乐2hursday that one of the causes of flooding is due to damage to the ecosystem and ecology in addition to many people who throw garbage into rivers.
无极娱乐2e said that the government is working to mitigate and prevent flooding in regions across the country. 无极娱乐2specially in 无极娱乐2akarta, the construction of 无极娱乐2est 无极娱乐2ava’s 无极娱乐2imahi and 无极娱乐2iawi dams is expected to be completed by next year.
“无极娱乐2oth the central and regional governments would work together to solve the problem,” 无极娱乐2idodo said.