Saturday, 25th March 2023
<To guardian.ng
Search

Clean-up operation underway in Indonesia following deadly floods

By AFP
22 February 2021   |   9:00 am
A mssive clean-up operation is underway in the Indonesian city of Beksai, on the eastern border of Jakarta after deadly floods submerged parts of the Indonesian capital. Five people were killed in the severe floods that submerged entire neighbourhoods in Indonesia's capital Jakarta, authorities say, as residents return to clean their homes and salvage belongings.

Related

6 Nov
The EU aims for zero harmful pollution in its air, water and soil by 2050. By 2030, the bloc wants to tighten rules that most members already struggle to follow. Critics warn it's still short of WHO guidelines.
6 Nov
A weekly news show produced with photos, videos and personal accounts from France 24 Observers around the world - all checked by our staff here in Paris.
16 Nov
Hundreds of thousands of homes have been destroyed and communities left stranded in Nigeria's worst flooding in years. DW's Flourish Chukwurah traveled to Tombia, a town in Bayelsa State, whose residents have largely been displaced by the floodwaters.
17 Nov
Aid is slowly coming to southern Nigeria after the biggest floods since 2012 killed more than 600 people and affected nearly 3 million others, according to official figures. Many have fled their homes, including to overcrowded displacement camps. This year's rainy season is one of the deadliest in the West African country's history.
20 Nov
The Group of Seven (G7) advanced economies have often pulled the strings at the G20, but the tide seems to be turning. Crucially, the G20 will be steered by developing countries over the next three years.
26 Nov
Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged financial assistance to the victims of the deadly earthquake. During the visit to area, he also urged rescuers to focus on people still trapped under the rubble.
22 Nov
Indonesian rescue workers were racing on Tuesday to reach people still trapped in rubble a day after an earthquake devastated a West Java town, killing at least 252 people and injuring hundreds, as officials warned the death toll may rise.
25 Nov
Rescuers have been facing rainfall, landslides and aftershocks following the devastating earthquake in Java. Over 61,000 have been displaced by the quake.
3 Dec
The earthquake on Indonesia's island of Java injured dozens of children. The quake hit during the day, while classes were underway, and some students lost their lives. According to reports, some 80 schools were damaged by the quake.
29 Nov
A week after a deadly quake struck Indonesia's main island of Java, rescuers are still finding more bodies. Aid workers have also reached remote areas to assist those displaced by the catastrophe.
6 Dec
More people have fled after Sunday's eruption of the Mount Semeru volcano in Indonesia. Rescuers were evacuating homes in the exclusion zone as officials warned of a continued threat from cooling lava.
11 Dec
The controversial criminal code includes laws against insulting the president and banning extramarital sex. Critics say the laws undermine freedoms in Indonesia.