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Cemetery needed to prevent flooding

  • Triwik Kurniasari

    The Jakarta Post

JAKARTA | Fri, February 6 2009 | 10:59 am

PREMIUM The city administration’s plan to relocate thousands of graves from Menteng Pulo Cemetery in South Jakarta to build a road will cause a reduction of the capital’s green areas, says an urban expert. Urban development observer Nirwono Joga said the cemetery was a vital asset for flood prevention.  
“The city administration is not being consistent with its plan to expand the ...