Kids in the harbour

The population living in the harbour slums will be first affected by sea level rise. With a population of nearly ten million people the estimated sea level rise by the end the century will have a dramatic effect on Jakarta's population. One of the poorest areas of the huge city are the slums by the sea. A predicted rise in sea level of 5 centimetres by 2025 will be magnified by that the city itself is sinking with an average of 5 centimetres per year.

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The population living in the harbour slums will be first affected by sea level rise. With a population of nearly ten million people the estimated sea level rise by the end the century will have a dramatic effect on Jakarta's population. One of the poorest areas of the huge city are the slums by the sea. A predicted rise in sea level of 5 centimetres by 2025 will be magnified by that the city itself is sinking with an average of 5 centimetres per year.
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