Daily News Indonesia – Currently the areas of Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi have entered the rainy season. The warning sign of flooding began to threaten the Jakarta area, both local floods to heavy volume of water coming from these four neighboring cities.
The Jakarta Provincial Government has prepared strategy supported by comprehensive measures to overcome and deal with this perennial seasonal disaster, from improving infrastructure, alerting thousands of personnel to opening citizen report services through online applications made by the Jakarta Provincial Government.
Related to the infrastructure prepared by the Jakarta Provincial Government so far involves multiplication of catchment wells at every point that often occurs flooding and puddles, dredging in rivers to be able to accommodate the volume of water, the addition of pumping machines, to clean up garbage which is also the reason for flooding.
Not until there, the Jakarta Government also opens an online report service through the pantaubanjir.jakarta.go.id application, so that Jakarta residents can immediately report flood or puddle events around them to officers.
“Jakarta is currently raining. The Jakarta Provincial Government alerts all personnel and equipment to minimize the impact of inundation at some point or area in Jakarta,” the Jakarta Provincial Government wrote on its official Instagram @dkijakarta quoted by KBA News, Sunday, November 14, 2021.
“Friends can access pantaubanjir.jakarta.go.id to monitor the condition of the surrounding area from floodwaters, alert status in all rivers, water levels, and more,” they added in the same post.
In addition to online applications, the Jakarta Provincial Government led by Governor Anies Baswedan also includes a contact number or Call Center Jakarta Siaga 112 as an alternative to residents in reporting flood or inundation events.
“If experienced or found an emergency, immediately contact the Jakarta Siaga 112 Call Center. Please also report if you find flood through the JAKI application. Check the procedure in the following video,” it concludes.
It is known, the position of the City of Jakarta is at the lowest or below the city of Bogor and Depok, West Java. This condition makes Jakarta often get a flood of shipments from these two areas.
So far, the Jakarta Provincial Government has been able to cope with local flooding, or flooding due to high rainfall in Jakarta. Adara