What is BPBD DKI Jakarta doing to respond to floods?
BPBD DKI Jakarta is regularly faced with the difficult challenge of anticipating and responding to floods hazards and related extreme weather events in Jakarta. As a research partner, the organization allowed PetaJakarta.org invaluable access to their operations through a process of co-research and institutional ethnography.
What is the PETA Jakarta Project?
PetaJakarta.org is a research project led by the SMART Infrastructure Facility, University of Wollongong, in collaboration with the Jakarta Emergency Management Agency (BPBD DKI Jakarta) and Twitter Inc. Financial support from the University of Wollongong Global Challenges Program enabled a critical advancement of the research collaboration.
What is petajakarta?
petajakarta.org is an applied research project led by the SMART Infrastructure Facility, in collaboration with BPBD DKI Jakarta and Twitter Inc. PetaJakarta.org harnesses the power of social media to gather, sort, and display information about flooding for Jakarta residents in real time.
Why was Cognicity’s pilot project in Jakarta?
The pilot project for CogniCity was sited in Jakarta for several key reasons. Jakarta, with its surrounding conurbation of Jabodatabek, has the highest rate of urbanization in the world and comprises the second-largest contiguous settlement on earth.