Edition:
United Kingdom

Ian Morse

Indonesia dam burst raises alarm over unchecked forest clearing

08 Feb 2019

MAKASSAR, Indonesia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the Indonesian city of Makassar, where the rainy season often brings floods, Hasriani didn't worry when a day-long downpour last month saw water rise to her knees by the time she had picked up her children from school for afternoon prayers.

FEATURE-Indonesia dam burst raises alarm over unchecked forest clearing

08 Feb 2019

MAKASSAR, Indonesia, Feb 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the Indonesian city of Makassar, where the rainy season often brings floods, Hasriani didn't worry when a day-long downpour last month saw water rise to her knees by the time she had picked up her children from school for afternoon prayers.

World News