Flooded

Floods and extreme weather are becoming more common in Jakarta. Designed to cope with floods originally by Dutch colonists, the intricate web of canals should divert the excess water toward the sea, but poor maintenance leaves them clogged with rubbish and waste discarded by the city.

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Floods and extreme weather are becoming more common in Jakarta. Designed to cope with  floods originally by Dutch colonists, the intricate web of canals should divert the excess water toward the sea, but poor maintenance leaves them clogged with rubbish and waste discarded by the city.
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