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Indonesia: a tweeting solution to Jakarta flooding

26 Jan 2015, Jakarta Globe

'If human beings want to continue to live in Jakarta, they are going to need to adapt climate change. This is not just sea level rise, but also erratic, extreme weather and more intense precipitation. No one is coming to fix these climate problems. We have to adapt to avoid fatal consequences,' said Dr. Etienne Turpin, an urban theorist based at the University of Wollongong in Australia...


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  • Population: 3,938 million (2005)
  • Density: 124 per sq km
  • Total Area: 31,870 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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