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Some regions suffer drought, others enjoy rain as dry season ends

  • Markus Makur, Asip Hasani and N. Adri

    The Jakarta Post

East Manggarai/Blitar/Balikpapan   /   Wed, October 9 2019   /  12:30 am
Emergency supply: Residents of Kertasari village in Tegal regency, Central Java, line up for clean water supplied by the regional office of Bank Indonesia on Tuesday. The central bank distributed 1.5 million liters of water to 49,594 residents in 25 villages across the regency that are experiencing a water shortage.(Antara/Lukmansyah)(Antara/Lukmansyah)

Emergency supply: Residents of Kertasari village in Tegal regency, Central Java, line up for clean water supplied by the regional office of Bank Indonesia on Tuesday. The central bank distributed 1.5 million liters of water to 49,594 residents in 25 villages across the regency that are experiencing a water shortage.(Antara/Lukmansyah)A number of regions in the country have reported the onset of drought conditions as the prolonged dry season drags on, while other regions have started to enjoy their first rainfall in months.The 23 regencies and cities across East Nusa Tenggara have still reported no rain, with droughts hitting some parts of East Manggarai regency on Flores Island since June.East Manggarai secretary Bonifasius Hasudungan said he had discussed on Sept. 10 with officials from the Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD), Food Agency as well as Public Works and Housing Agency to cope...