This series was shot on Lebak Baten, an island in the river Ciberang, in the wider Jakarta area, Indonesia. I was embedded to a local Emergency Medical Team, giving treatments to victims of a flood and to distribute food packages and cleaning kits. 
On New Year's Day the worst rains in 150 years hit the surroundings of Jakarta and flooded wide parts of the region. The water rose up to three meters high, cars, buses and even bridges made of steel, were washed away as if they were toys. Many houses were totally destroyed. Hundreds of thousands were affected by the floods. Many of them could not return to their homes and had to look for shelter in temporary emergency accommodations. 66 died. Sea level rise caused by ClimateChange also exacerbated the intensity of the flood and is causing together with extreme rainfalls more frequent floods in Jakarta.
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