History of Jakarta Flood: From Purnawarman to Joko Widodo

Flooding has been Jakarta most problematic issue since 1600 years ago. Prasasti Tugu (Tugu Inscription) is the witness from Kingdom of Tarumanagara in the past. The inscription was found Kampung Batutumbuh , Kelurahan Tugu Selatan, Koja, Jakarta Utara. Inscriptions that made ‚Äč‚Äčaround 403 AD tells story about the digging of a canal or river Candrabhaga…

Official Digital Map to Monitor Jakarta Flood

The National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) has released the latest update on Jakarta flood map, on Friday 18/01/2013 at twelve o’clock noon. From that updates,we may see the widespread flooding. The latest map from BNPB can be accessed at this link. The Jakarta Disaster Management Agency (BPBD Jakarta) also release its digital map on Jakarta…

Until 10 a.m., 11 people had died

National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) will focus on efforts to avoid more victims on Jakarta Flood. Various efforts will continue until the state revoked Jakarta flood emergency status. BNPB said that senior citizens will not refer to the tents, but directly to the nearest hospital and all costs will be paid by the local government,…

Commuter Train Schedule Still Not Normal

Indonesia Train Corporation (PT. KAI) has not yet been able to fix the rail line in the area of Latuharhary Street, Central Jakarta due to flooding has not receded. Commuter Train railways between Manggarai Station and Sudirman station is still in poor condition as a result of the collapse of the West Canal dike. PT…

More than 15 thousand people in Jakarta have been displaced due to floods

National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) stated that until Friday (18/1), the numbers of displaced victims of the flooding in Jakarta are reach around 15,423 people. They came from 720 RT, 309 RW, 73 villages, 31 subdistricts. The displaced peoples are scattered in 68 spot. 7196 people in East Jakarta, 3147 people in South Jakarta, 1268…