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City back to 'normal' after big floods

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Teachers and students of SMA 8 state high school clean their school after it was flooded in Bukit Duri, Tebet, South Jakarta on Saturday.(Antara/Aprillio Akbar)
Sausan Atika
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Jakarta   ●   Sun, January 5, 2020

As floods that submerged parts of Greater Jakarta on the first days of 2020 receded, the capital city prepared to return to business as usual, especially after the weeks-long school holidays came to an end on Sunday.

The Jakarta administration conducted kerja bakti (community work) for about six hours on Sunday at 388 community units (RW) affected by floods throughout the city.

Jakarta Education Agency acting head Syaifullah said the waters had completely receded in 211 schools affected by the flood...

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