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Hit hard by drought

  • Banteng lake at Ngricik village, Gunung Kidul regency, Yogyakarta, has dried up during the dry season and force villagers to find clean water in other locations. JP/Aditya Sagita

    Banteng lake at Ngricik village, Gunung Kidul regency, Yogyakarta, has dried up during the dry season and force villagers to find clean water in other locations. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • Cracked soil in the bottom of the Banteng lake. JP/Aditya Sagita

    Cracked soil in the bottom of the Banteng lake. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • Villagers put the water, which they get from other locations, in buckets and jerrycans to separate the mud and the clean water. JP/Aditya Sagita

    Villagers put the water, which they get from other locations, in buckets and jerrycans to separate the mud and the clean water. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • The water spring in Banteng lake has become the villagers’ sole hope. JP/Aditya Sagita

    The water spring in Banteng lake has become the villagers’ sole hope. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • A woman takes water from the last water spring at Banteng Lake. JP/Aditya Sagita

    A woman takes water from the last water spring at Banteng Lake. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • An elderly gets water from the last water spring at Banteng Lake. JP/Aditya Sagita

    An elderly gets water from the last water spring at Banteng Lake. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • Another villager takes water from the last water spring at Banteng Lake. JP/Aditya Sagita

    Another villager takes water from the last water spring at Banteng Lake. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • A woman goes home carrying a jerrycan and a bucket filled with water. JP/Aditya Sagita

    A woman goes home carrying a jerrycan and a bucket filled with water. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • An old woman carries two jerrycans filled with water on her back to bring them home. JP/Aditya Sagita

    An old woman carries two jerrycans filled with water on her back to bring them home. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • A villager carries home two jerrycans filled with water. JP/Aditya Sagita

    A villager carries home two jerrycans filled with water. JP/Aditya Sagita

  • A staff of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) of Gunungkidul regency distributes clean water by using a mobile tank at a shelter of Semugih village in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. JP/Aditya Sagita

    A staff of the Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) of Gunungkidul regency distributes clean water by using a mobile tank at a shelter of Semugih village in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. JP/Aditya Sagita

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