Govt blames rain, not deforestation
Erwida Maulia and Adianto P. Simamora
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM Swept away: A rescuer inspects damage from a flash flood in Teluk Wondama, Papua, on Sunday. Floods caused by days of torrential downpours severely damaged thousands of buildings, roads and bridges in the remote province, leaving more than a hundred dead and dozens more missing. APThe government denied on Monday that the fatal flood in Wasior, West Papua, was caused by illegal logging, saying ther...