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Safer Cities 27: Flood Preparedness Initiatives of High Risk
Communities of Jakarta ADPC: Safer Cities 27: Flood Preparedness Initiatives of High Risk <br> Communities of Jakarta

Published on: 06/30/2010

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Resilient Cities and Urban Management

Type: Impact Stories and Case Studies

File size: 2.12 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

Disaster preparedness of a megacity is enhanced by disaster preparedness of its communities.
This case study shows how flood preparedness in the high-risk communities of Jakarta can be
achieved through a combination of understanding their risks, preparing for disasters, and by improving the early warning of incoming inundation.