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Annual Flooding

During the flood in Jakarta in 2012, as chairman of the PMI, I went to Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta. I visited evacuees in a building where the PMI was providing a public kitchen.

Oleh M JUSUF KALLA
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I asked the subdistrict chief to gather the heads of the neighborhood units (RT) and neighborhood communities (RW). When they had gathered, I asked them what they thought of the government building apartments so that there was no need for them to evacuate every year during flooding. Their answer [...]