Jakarta floods - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Jakarta floods


Indonesia floods leave nearly 30 dead, several missing

Jan 02, 2020 - 12:05 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Tens of thousands of Indonesia's residents are evacuated to temporary shelters in the area, home to some 30 million, with scores of homes damaged

FLOODS. A fleet of taxis are seen at the operator's submerged parking lot following overnight rain in Jakarta on January 1, 2020. Photo by Ralia/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Feb. 12, 2015

Feb 12, 2015 - 3:30 PM

Sunni village allegedly attacked by Shiite group Jakarta braces for more rain Indonesian rupiah drops and more

SHUTTERED. Monday's floods cost businesses an estimated IDR1.5 trillion in losses. Photo by Alexander Marthen/Rappler

The wRap Indonesia: Feb. 11, 2015

Feb 11, 2015 - 3:31 PM

KPK s Johan Budi reported to police Jakarta floods displace 6 000 Indonesia to try to free Indonesians on death row abroad and more

SAVE KPK. Activists protesting the perceived criminalization of the Corruption Eradication Commission on January 23, 2015. Photo by Rappler

The wRap Indonesia: Feb. 10, 2015

Feb 10, 2015 - 3:19 PM

Ahok s apology for Jakarta floods Jokowi s statement on the national car controversy victory for tortured Indonesian maid and more

UNDER WATER. Flooded streets outside the State Palace in Jakarta on Monday, February 9, 2015. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Feb. 9, 2015

Feb 09, 2015 - 3:14 PM

Jokowi s activities in sunny Manila floods in rainy Jakarta the controversy over the national car and more

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (L) attends a wreath laying ceremony at the monument of Philippine national hero Jose Rizal at the Luneta Park, in Manila, Philippines, 9 February 2015. Photo by EPA

Tweet to map floods in Jakarta, and help save lives

Dec 02, 2014 - 7:50 PM

PetaJakarta org maps these tweets allowing the Jakarta Disaster Mitigation Agency to respond faster

WHERE'S THE FLOOD? Residents wade through floodwater in Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta. File photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 25, 2014

Nov 25, 2014 - 12:09 PM

The central government slashes official travel budgets President Jokowi goes on another blusukan this week and the Jakarta administration aims to get your IDs repealed if you litter during rainy season

Joint-conference from Change.org, Walhi, and Greenpeace, urging President Jokowi to conduct 'blusukan' to Riau. Photo courtesy of change.org

Will the 'great wall of Jakarta' save the capital from floods?

Oct 15, 2014 - 2:06 PM

The ambitious 40 billion project will involve a 35 kilometer wall across the Bay of Jakarta in the shape of the mythical bird Garuda

GREAT FLOODS. Residents wade through flood water in Jakarta on January 30, 2014. Floods and landslides are common during the rainy season in Indonesia. File photo by EPA