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Government need to minimize the flood effect in Jakarta

November 02, 2011

Public policy observer, Andrinov Chaniago, said that government need to be minimized the effect of extreme weather, as 5 years cycle flood in Jakarta, that paralyzing almost all of the public activity

Disaster is unavoidable but the effect of the flood should be able to anticipate or at least being minimized by government” said Andrinov to Antara in Jakarta 31 Oct noon, regarding to numerous countries in South East Asia as Thailand and Myanmar being hit by flood lately.

According to Andrinov, one of the most important anticipate need be carried out by government is to repair damage water channels in Jakarta

“Quality and capacity of water channels or drainage in Jakarta not yet get any better,” add Andrinov

He said that because the flood effect or water puddle still requires long time to be in normal condition.

“All activities will be stopped as main impact of the flood. Business as logistic, communication and education will stop”

Andrinov add that flood due to weather should takes less three days to recover near normal condition

“On the third day, activity should be normal. But if it requires more then there is something wrong in the water channels system in Jakarta. Thus it is needed to repair the water channel, “he said

Andrinov add that until now it is unknown the preparedness of government to overcome the big flood that usually hit Jakarta once per five years

On the other event, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono also asked Vice President Boediono and Governor of Jakarta Fauzi Bowo to immediately taking care of flood that hit Southern of Jakarta in Sunday night (30 Oct)

This was said by President to Vice President and Governor of Jakarta at Bandara Halim Perdana Kusuma, Monday, prior to depart to France

He is expecting all related parties be prepared for worst possibility and do precaution so that flood happened in Thailand and Myanmar not happening in Indonesia, especially Jakarta

On Sunday night, 30 Oct, Pondok Labu area, Southern Jakarta, hit by flood with water surface one to two meter causing residents evaluation to safe location

 

 

 

Source: suara pembaharuan



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