Jakarta Annual Disaster [2013]

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A general view showing floodwater at Hotel Indonesia traffic circle in Central Jakarta on January 17, 2013 | © Bagus Indahono | EPA Photo

A general view showing floodwater at Hotel Indonesia traffic circle in Central Jakarta on January 2013

JAKARTA FLOODS: Rescuers evacuated a baby from a flooded area in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, as the death toll climbed from severe flooding. Drownings, landslides and flood-related electrocutions have killed at least 11 people, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency said on January 18, 2013 | © Adi Weda | European Pressphoto Agency

Photos of the Day: Jan. 18

More rain was forecast for the Indonesian capital this weekend, as the death toll climbed from severe flooding that is expected to cost businesses tens of millions of dollars in losses.

By Thursday morning (17/1/13) nearly 20,000 people had been evacuated from their homes, including this woman being floated out on January,16 2013 | Reuters

Severe Flooding Hits Jakarta

By Thursday morning nearly people had been evacuated from their homes, including this woman being floated out on 2013

DIRE STRAITS: Indonesian drivers sat with their flooded-out trucks in the Penjaringan subdistrict of Jakarta on January 20, 2013. Police say floods in Indonesia’s capital have killed at least 26 people and sent more than 100,000 fleeing their homes | © Adek Berry | AFP | Getty Images

Photos of the Day: Jan. 21

DIRE STRAITS: Indonesian drivers sat with their flooded-out trucks in the Penjaringan subdistrict of Jakarta on January Police say floods in Indonesia’s capital have killed at least 26 people and sent more than fleeing their homes

A rescue team looks for people stuck in their homes in a flooded area of Jakarta on January 18, 2013. Floods in Indonesia's capital Jakarta have left at least 11 people dead, authorities said on Friday as murky brown waters submerged parts of the city's business district, causing chaos for a second day | © Bay Ismoyo | AFP Photo

While Australia faced another summer of floods, Indonesia's capital grappled with its own watery chaos and smog brought Beijing to a choking halt.

FLOODED FOOD: A woman stood in her flooded food stall in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 17, 2013. Heavy rains triggered severe flooding in large swaths of the capital, leaving at least four people dead and displacing thousands | © Enny Nuraheni | Reuters

Photos of the Day: Jan. 17

FLOODED FOOD: A woman stood in her flooded food stall in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 17 Heavy rains triggered severe flooding in large swaths of the capital, leaving at least four people dead and displacing thousands

Residents push a car in flood waters in west Jakarta, Indonesia, January 18, 2013 | © Supri | REUTERS

Residents push a car in flood waters in west Jakarta, Indonesia, January 2013

A woman is evacuated from her home by officials during flooding on Indonesia's capital on January 18, 2013 | © Adi Weda | EPA

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A woman is evacuated from her home by officials during flooding on Indonesia's capital on January 2013

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, in blue, and Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, in suit, inspecting the flooded presidential palace on January 17, 2013 | © Dudi Anung | Presidential Secretariat | Associated Press

Severe Flooding Hits Jakarta

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, in blue, and Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, in suit, inspecting the flooded presidential palace on January 2013

When monsoon rains come to the region, factors such as deforestation in the hills to the south of the city and chaotic planning in Jakarta combine to intensify the flooding | © Achmad Ibrahim | Associated Press

Severe Flooding Hits Jakarta

When monsoon rains come to the region, factors such as deforestation in the hills to the south of the city and chaotic planning in Jakarta combine to intensify the flooding

An Indonesian motorbike rider travels through floodwater on a main road in Jakarta January 17, 2013 | © Bagus Indahono | EPA Photo

An Indonesian motorbike rider travels through floodwater on a main road in Jakarta January 2013

Workers cross a flooded area at the business district in Jakarta on January 17, 2013 | © Supri | Reuters

Workers cross a flooded area at the business district in Jakarta on January 2013

Residents are evacuated from their flooded houses in Bendungan Hilir, Central Jakarta, on board an inflatable boat (17/1/13) | © Lenny T. Tambun | JG Photo

Residents are evacuated from their flooded houses in Bendungan Hilir, Central Jakarta, on board an inflatable boat

Knee-deep water on one street on January 16, 2013 | © Adek Berry | Agence France-Presse | Getty Image

Severe Flooding Hits Jakarta

Knee-deep water on one street on January 2013

Indonesian people ride military trucks to reach their offices on a flooded main street in Jakarta on Friday. Floods which have made more than 19,000 people homeless and killed 11 brought parts of the Indonesian capital to a standstill on January 17 2013, with even the president forced to roll up his trousers | ©  Adek Berry | AFP Photo

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