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Jakarta Post
The Jakarta Post
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DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
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  • Deden Rukmana

Savannah, GA | Sat, February 9 2008 | 02:16 pm

PREMIUM In February 2007, the worst flooding in Jakarta's history inundated about 70 percent of the city, killed at least 57 people and sent about 450,000 fleeing their homes. Almost exactly a year later, floods hit Jakarta again. This clearly indicates that flooding is an annual event in Jakarta. Fortunately, the extent of this year's flooding was not as great as in 2007. Hours of heavy rain in Ja...