• A flooded fence in a mangrove forest in the north-west of Jakarta. According to the Jakarta Post, "it is now only a matter of time before mangroves are totally erased from the map of Jakarta — a victim of unbridled urbanization and industrialization programs initiated by the government".
  • A man fishing in a mangrove forest in the north-west of Jakarta. According to the Jakarta Post, "it is now only a matter of time before mangroves are totally erased from the map of Jakarta — a victim of unbridled urbanization and industrialization programs initiated by the government".
  • Indonesian women in a slum community in central Jakarta. It is estimated over 25% of Indonesians live in slum areas, with more than 5 million people living in slum areas in the greater Jakarta area.
  • A man walks through a mangrove forest in the north-west of Jakarta. According to the Jakarta Post, "it is now only a matter of time before mangroves are totally erased from the map of Jakarta — a victim of unbridled urbanization and industrialization programs initiated by the government".
  • A woman stands in a doorway in central Jakarta. It is estimated over 25% of Indonesians live in slum areas, with more than 5 million people living in slum areas in the greater Jakarta area.
  • A young Indonesian girl walks past a chicken in a slum community in central Jakarta. It is estimated over 25% of Indonesians live in slum areas, with more than 5 million people living in slum areas in the greater Jakarta area.
  • A woman leads her child through the shallow waters off a beach in northern Jakarta. According to the Climate Reality Project, “Without flood protection measures, sea level rise could expose up to 6 million Indonesians to annual coastal flooding. The worst of the flooding would occur on the island of Java, where Jakarta is located.”
  • A young Indonesian bit in a slum community in central Jakarta. It is estimated over 25% of Indonesians live in slum areas, with more than 5 million people living in slum areas in the greater Jakarta area.
  • Children play in the ruins of a flooded district in the northern port area of Jakarta. Almost 40% of Jakarta lies below sea-level leading to flooding in many areas, even during the dry season.
  • A polluted beach in the bay of Jakarta. According to the the Climate Reality Project, "without flood protection measures, sea level rise could expose up to 6 million Indonesians to annual coastal flooding. The worst of the flooding would occur on the island of Java, where Jakarta is located."
  • A young child near a dump site in a slum community in central Jakarta. It is estimated over 25% of Indonesians live in slum areas, with more than 5 million people living in slum areas in the greater Jakarta area.
  • A man fishing in a mangrove forest in the north-west of Jakarta. According to the Jakarta Post, "it is now only a matter of time before mangroves are totally erased from the map of Jakarta — a victim of unbridled urbanization and industrialization programs initiated by the government".
  • Children play in the ruins of a flooded district in the northern port area of Jakarta. Almost 40% of Jakarta lies below sea-level leading to flooding in many areas, even during the dry season.
  • An Indonesian schoolgirl walks past a flood-wall in the northern port area of central Jakarta. According to the Climate Reality Project, “Without flood protection measures, sea level rise could expose up to 6 million Indonesians to annual coastal flooding. The worst of the flooding would occur on the island of Java, where Jakarta is located.”
  • A cat peers out from a collection of water pipes that feed into an apartment building in the Penjaringan community in central Jakarta. <br />
Overpopulation and the influx of people into Jakarta is putting more pressure on the groundwater reserves underneath the city.
  • A fly sits on a young boy's foot in a slum community in central Jakarta. It is estimated over 25% of Indonesians live in slum areas, with more than 5 million people living in slum areas in the greater Jakarta area.
  • A boy sits on a discarded sofa in a flooded district in the northern port area of Jakarta. Almost 40% of Jakarta lies below sea-level leading to flooding in many areas, even during the dry season.
  • Two young boys sit on a discarded sofa in a flooded district in the northern port area of Jakarta. Almost 40% of Jakarta lies below sea-level leading to flooding in many areas, even during the dry season.
  • A rooster jumps over a small water channel in the slums of central Jakarta. Many of Jakarta's poorest residents live just inches above the waterline. In this community it only requires 2-3 hours of rain before flooding begins and evacuations have to take place.
  • Flood defences off a beach in northern Jakarta. According to the Climate Reality Project, “Without flood protection measures, sea level rise could expose up to 6 million Indonesians to annual coastal flooding. The worst of the flooding would occur on the island of Java, where Jakarta is located.”
  • A man looks out onto a beach in northern Jakarta. According to the Climate Reality Project, “Without flood protection measures, sea level rise could expose up to 6 million Indonesians to annual coastal flooding. The worst of the flooding would occur on the island of Java, where Jakarta is located.”
  • A construction worker stands on a flood wall in the northern port area in Jakarta. According to the Climate Reality Project, “Without flood protection measures, sea level rise could expose up to 6 million Indonesians to annual coastal flooding. The worst of the flooding would occur on the island of Java, where Jakarta is located.”
  • A young child stands near an empty water bottle in a slum community in central Jakarta. It is estimated over 25% of Indonesians live in slum areas, with more than 5 million people living in slum areas in the greater Jakarta area.
  • An Indonesian woman washes dishes in a slum community on the edge of a polluted reservoir in northern Jakarta. It is estimated over 25% of Indonesians live in slum areas, with more than 5 million people living in slum areas in the greater Jakarta area.
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