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2/06/2007

Massive flooding covers 80% of Jakarta; 350,000 flee Indonesian capital.

Earth News Update: Indonesia
Feb 05, 2007
Massive flooding covers 80% of Jakarta - Indonesia's WORST FLOODING IN RECENT MEMORY has displaced more than 340,000 people from their homes and killed at least 25. Torrential rains that began late last week are continuing to plague the area around Jakarta, burying streets and entire neighborhoods under water. Some areas are reporting water 13 feet deep. Unfortunately, the more is yet to come: weather forecasts are predicting rain for at least the next ten days.

Please give today to help vulnerable Indonesian families through this worsening situation. We will keep you updated as the situation develops.
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