Jakarta struggles with 15-year-old floods

Indonesia's government is still conducting clean-ups, urging people to join them to help prevent further flooding.

    Residents of Indonesia's capital are being urged to help clean up the city's waterways in a bid to prevent further flooding.

    Some parts of Jakarta are still submerged from floods in 1997, and urban planners are warning that other areas face a waterlogged future.
     
    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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