Wednesday, 5 Jumadil Akhir 1439 / 21 February 2018

Wednesday, 5 Jumadil Akhir 1439 / 21 February 2018

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Indonesia suffers more frequent floods in 2017

Friday, 27 Oct 2017 01:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- At least 640 floods have hit Indonesia so far in 2017 or the most frequent ever with largest loss of lives and missing people . Head of the...

JK urges Anies to manage Jakarta's two main problems

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 12:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla (JK) urged the new Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan and deputy governor Sandiaga Uno to continue the programs to manage traffic jams and...

Floods Hits Lima Puluh Kota Regency in West Sumatra

Friday, 03 Mar 2017 21:53 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PADANG -- Floods and landslides due to heavy rain hits Lima Puluh Kota Regency in West Sumatra. At least three areas affected by landslides and 11 struck...

Flood submerges rice fields in Mukomuko

Sunday, 21 Feb 2016 16:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MUKOMUKO -- Flood sumbmeged rice fields measuring eight hectares in Sungai Ipuh village, Mukomuko District in Bengkulu Province, Sunday.The flooding was triggered by incessent heavy rains that had...

1,637 families displaced by flash floods in Sumbawa

Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 18:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- As many as 1,637 families were displaced by flash floods that hit Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara, on Friday due to incessant heavy rain.Head of the Data...

Floods inundate several houses in N Penajam Paser

Monday, 16 Feb 2015 16:47 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SAMARINDA -- Floods inundated several houses in Sepaku, North Penajam Paser District in East Kalimantan Province following incessant rains over the last week.The floodwaters reached a height of...

Floods inundate 1,159 houses in Tanah Laut, South Kalimantan

Friday, 13 Feb 2015 20:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BATI-BATI -- Floods submerged 1,159 houses in the villages of Benua Raya and Bati-Bati sub-district in Tanah Laut district, South Kalimantan province, forcing residents to evacuate to higher...

Ecosystem improvement offers solution to flood problem

Friday, 13 Feb 2015 17:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Improving the ecosystem is a solution to the flood problem, stated Program Director of the Indonesian Biodiversity Foundation (Kehati) Teguh Triono."The solution to flooding is not...

Floods destroy 13 thousand hectares of paddy fields in Tangerang

Friday, 13 Feb 2015 16:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TANGERANG -- Some 13 thousand hectares of paddy fields in Tangerang have been destroyed due to the floods, according to the Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Office in Tangerang...

Jakarta focuses flood mitigation efforts in eight flood-prone areas

Friday, 13 Feb 2015 15:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Jakarta authorities have prioritized their flood-handling efforts in eight areas considered prone to flooding, stated Head of the Jakarta Water Management Office Agus Priyono.The eight...

North Barito floods spreading to wider areas

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 02:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MUARA TEWEH -- The floodwaters that have affected North Barito District in Central Kalimantan Province over the past two days are spreading to wider areas as the Barito...

1,981 joint personnel to evacuate flood victims

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 00:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Some 1,981 personnel from different forces have been deployed to evacuate flood victims, according to the Jakarta Police."Some 1,981 police, army and search and rescue agency...

Flood inundates Muara Teweh in North Barito

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 22:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MUARA TEWEH -- The overflowing Barito river has inundated Muara Teweh in North Barito district, Central Kalimantan province, following incessant heavy rains for the last few days."A number...

Flooding in Tangerang spreads to wider areas

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 19:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TANGERANG -- The floods that have hit Tangerang, Banten Province, since Sunday, have currently spread to wider areas as further downpours continue on Tuesday."Motorbikes can no longer ply...

Floods submerge thousands houses in Tangerang

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 15:08 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TANGERANG -- Floodwaters reaching a height of up to a meter have inundated 3,060 houses in 10 sub-districts in Tangerang District, Banten Province, since Sunday, February 8."The worst-hit...

BNPB establishes 28 flood emergency command posts in Jakarta

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 14:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has set up 28 tactical command posts to handle the flood crisis in Jakarta."The command posts have been set up...

Jakarta floods force nearly six thousand people to evacuate

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 14:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Some 5,986 Jakarta residents have been forced to evacuate to safer places as the floods continue to inundate the capital city on Tuesday, according to the...

Floods inundate rice fields

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 12:29 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, CIANJUR -- Floods inundated several hectares of rice fields and a number of houses in two villages located in Sindangbarang Sub-district, Cianjur District, West Java, as the Muara...

Floods disrupt several electric train services in Jakarta

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 12:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Numerous electric train services in Jakarta were disrupted on Monday, following incessant rainfall overnight.In a press statement released on Monday, state railway company PT Kereta Api...

Jusuf Kalla urges people to prevent floods in Jakarta

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 11:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BATAM -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla has urged the public to participate in efforts to prevent flooding in Jakarta along with the government."Yes, it certainly is an issue...

Jokowi to invite Ahok to discuss Jakarta Flooding

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 10:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will invite Governor of Jakarta Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama to discuss the handling and prevention of floods that hit the capital city,...

Floods force PLN to turn off 469 electricity relay stations

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 07:44 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- State-owned power company PLN turned off 469 of its 17,000 relay stations, which supply electricity to Jakarta and Tangerang, as floods hit a number of areas...

Floods distrupt electric train services in Jakarta

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 07:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Numerous electric train services (KRL) in Jakarta were disrupted on Monday, February 9, following continuous rainfall overnight. In a press statement released on Monday, state railway...

Floods inundate border between Indonesia and Timor Leste

Sunday, 04 Jan 2015 22:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUPANG -- Floods inundated border between Indonesia and Timor Leste as the water from Benanain River in Malaka, Nusa Tenggara Timur, overflows. Thousands of houses were flooded. "Houses in two...

No celebrations of New Year Eve in Malaysia due to floods

Friday, 02 Jan 2015 07:53 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUALA LUMPUR, The Malaysian government has decided not to usher the arrival of the New Year for the second time in 10 years due to the devastating floods,...

Floods submerge some villages in Bengkalis, Riau

Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 19:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BENGKALIS -- Floods have inundated some villages in Bengkalis District, Riau Province, following incessant heavy rains since Monday evening.The flood-affected villages included Bantan, Pematang Duku, Ketam Putih, Muntai...

Floods submerges four villages in Madura

Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 19:26 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SAMPANG -- Floods have submerged four villages in the Jrengik Subdistrict, Sampang District, Madura Island, East Java Province, following incessant heavy rains since Monday.The flood-affected villages are Taman,...

Jokowi: Jakarta 90 percent ready to face floods

Tuesday, 06 Nov 2012 22:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Facing rainy season in Indonesia, the new Governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, or known as Jokowi, said that the local government had prepared everything to face flood....

Flood in Jakarta, a constant headache in three centuries (4)

Wednesday, 05 Sep 2012 22:09 WIB

There is a need for integrated water resource management to deal with the flooding in Jakarta, and a search must be conducted for alternative sources of clean water, that...

Flood in Jakarta, a constant headache in three centuries (3)

Wednesday, 05 Sep 2012 22:04 WIB

Flood seems incurable headache for Batavia -or Jakarta today. In fact, Dutch national Jan Pieterzn Coen built Batavia nearly four centuries ago as a waterfront city, and constructed canals...

Flood in Jakarta, a constant headache in three centuries (2)

Wednesday, 05 Sep 2012 21:58 WIB

Flood and Jakarta are like two faces of the same coin. According to a Masters student at the Water Management Department at Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE), Kurniati Widyastuti,...

Flood in Jakarta, a constant headache in three centuries (1)

Wednesday, 05 Sep 2012 21:45 WIB

  Floods have become synonymous with the living experience of people residing in Jakarta. For hundreds of years, dealing with floods every year has become a part of the people`s...

Hundreds houses in Sulawesi still inundated

Monday, 27 Aug 2012 19:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PARIGI - About 242 houses in Parigi Moutong, Central Sulawesi, are still inundated by flood water even though the flash floods are receding. The Local Disaster Management in Parigi...

Flash floods hit Central Sulawesi

Sunday, 26 Aug 2012 21:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Flash floods triggered by heavy rain in Parigi Moutong, Central Sulawesi on Saturday night have killed two people, injured 38 people and one is still missing. The...

Coal mines cause floods in Sungai Merdeka village

Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 11:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BALIKPAPAN – Overflowing of Merdeka River caused floods in Sungai Merdeka village, Samboja sub-district, Kutai Kartanegara, East Kalimantan. The floods inundated some 200 hectares of rice fields and fish...