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Treading Water: A North Jakarta Neighbourhood’s Struggle Against the Flood

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Treading Water: A North Jakarta Neighbourhood’s Struggle Against the Flood

Picture of Angilee Shah

with photos by Jacqueline Koch

Asian Geographic
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Jakarta — There is a neighbourhood in North Jakarta that stretches from a fish market in the south, and then around the Jakarta Bay to a waduk (man-made lake) in the north. It sits between the West Canal and the Muara Angke River. But it is not the kind of waterfront property that sets Jakarta’s hungry developers drooling.

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