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The Face of Solidarity in Banjarmasin Floods

Banjarmasin is nicknamed "the City of a Thousand Rivers". The recent big floods in the capital of South Kalimantan province tested the solidarity of the people.

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By Jumarto Yulianus
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Residents boating across the housing complex of residents affected by flooding in Sungai Lulut Village, East Banjarmasin, Banjarmasin City, South Kalimantan, Tuesday (19/1/2021).

Banjarmasin is nicknamed "the City of a Thousand Rivers". The recent big floods in the capital of South Kalimantan province tested the solidarity of the people. All parties, including young people, were actively involved in evacuation measures and raising donations.

The floods began to be felt on Thursday (14/1/2021) when settlements of residents in eastern, northern and southern parts of Banjarmasin were submerged. The water level in the residential areas continued to rise as the rain lasted for several days.

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