KARAWANG-Vice Regent Karawang, H. Ahmad Zamakhsari (Jimmy) leads directly joint meeting that discusses the handling of the floods that occurred in several points along with Karawang Vice Regent Secretary Teddy Rusfendi, Vice Chairman of Karawang Parliament Sri Rahayu Agustina, Karawang Regency legislature element, BNPD, BPMPD as well as the Heads of Government's Organization in Karawang Regency and also together with the Central River Region (BBWS) on Wednesday (16/11) morning. Take place in Regent Meeting Room.
According to Jimmy, Karawang is a regency that is in the downstream region of the existence of two major rivers which its upstream in West Java including Bandung with the flow of Citarum River, and Bogor with the flow of Cibeet river.
Further kang Jimmy, in anticipation of flooding there, we took the initiative to organize coordination meetings with the relevant parties, including from the center and the province. Especially for regencies which is flowed by major rivers such as Cibeet and Citarum, to jointly create an integrated policy on the issue in order to avoid flooding back. The seven districts are Bogor, Purwakarta, Bandung, Bandung Barat, Bekasi, Cianjur and Karawang.
"In an effort to overcome the impact of floods, the government should issue a policy integrated for 7 districts whose territory flowed by river including the arrangement of green open spaces, the handling of the budget ploting floods in 2017, and made a Circular Letter concerning the prohibition of the use of land on the banks of the river, "said Jimmy.