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New stream built to reduce lava impact

  • Slamet Susanto

    The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta | Wed, November 9 2011 | 08:43 am

PREMIUM A new stream is being built at a section of Kali Putih River in Gempol, Magelang, Central Java in a bid to reduce the impact of lava floods from Mt. Merapi as the rainy season intensifies.

Head of Magelang regency disaster mitigation agency Eko Priyono said the new stream was urgent for streamlining the meandering section of the river, which originates from Merapi, to redirect the lava so t...