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Thousands caught in flood misery

  • Andreas D. Arditya and Multa Fidrus

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta/Tangerang | Thu, January 17 2013 | 10:33 am
Thousands caught in flood misery

Getting by: Two women ride on a homemade wooden raft to cross the flooded Jl. Abdullah Syafei in Jakarta on Wednesday. They paid Rp 10,000 (US$1) per person for the service. The road between Kampung Melayu and Tebet was cut off as a result of floodwater. JP/Ricky Yudhistira The number of Jakartans forced to leave their flooded homes increased to at least 9,374 on Wednesday afternoon, increasing f...

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