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Who’s to blame for Jakarta’s deadly floods?

Jakarta’s New Year floods, a natural disaster which claimed 66 lives and displaced over 60,000, were largely unavoidable after a 30-hour deluge that dumped 20 times more rain on the Indonesian capital than on an average day. Jakarta-based soil scientist David Parry says no drainage system in the world could have coped with the unexpected […]

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