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Wealthy victims seek refuge in hotels

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, January 21 2013 | 08:09 am

Most of the 18,000 Jakartans whom the floods have forced to evacuate have taken refuge under bridges, in bus shelters and in the basements of shopping malls, to name but a few.

More fortunate people have taken comfort in hotels after the waters swamped their houses, or the roads around their houses, and they plan on staying there until their subdistrict heads say it is safe to return home.<...

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