Jakarta braces for upcoming rainy season

Jakarta braces for upcoming rainy season

The Jakarta Post-News·2019-11-14 19:09

The Jakarta administration is bracing for the upcoming rainy season by undertaking several measures to prevent severe flooding in the capital city, which is a perennial problem.

The head of the Jakarta Water Resources Agency, Juaini Yusuf, said his agency was ready to face this year’s rainy season. The agency started flood prevention efforts in July by, among other things, clearing debris from several bodies of water like rivers, reservoirs, drainage ditches and lakes.


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