Central Java Could Experience Drought Until October: Governor

Mustholih    •    22 September 2017 14:59 WIB
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Central Java Could Experience Drought Until October: Governor
Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo (Photo:MTVN/Surya Perkasa)

Metrotvnews.com, Semarang: Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo has revealed that Central Java province will experience severe drought until October 2017.

"The severe drought has affected as many as 32 regencies," said the PDIP politician in Semarang, Central Java on Friday, September 22, 2017.

"We may have an emergency status until October 31, 2017," said the former lawmaker.

The Central Java administration has issued a number of proactive measures. It has ensured water supplies in most affected areas.

Moreover, the local government will prepare various long-term policies. It will revitalize water reservoirs, water pipelines and related infrastructures in most prone regions.

"We have acquired the plan. We will prepare the implementation," Ganjar said.


(WAH)