Govt, businesses should join hands to combat Jakarta flood woes

Jakarta’s latest flood struck in January 2013. Across the capital, 15,000 people were displaced. Transportation, power and other essential services were disrupted. Damage to infrastructure and property was substantial.

Normally it is the poor that is hit the hardest, but this time the rich felt it too. This flood brought this fully into focus, as it was the first to inundate and close the…

Read this Jakarta Post op-ed written with Ratri Sutarto and Intan Asmara here.

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