Abrasion in The Semarang Coastal
April 28, 2016. CENTRALJAVA-INDONESIA.
Every Thursday afternoon, pilgrims go to the cemetery to praying for their family, and passing the only one of broken road because of the abrasion on the side of the coast of the Tambak Lorok Village in Semarang City, Central Java, Indonesia.
Abrasion struck the Tambak Lorok coastal village, Sub-district of Tanjungmas, District North of Semarang, more severe because the land has eroded over 1 kilometer from the shoreline. As a result of this coastal damage caused tidal water entered into the home of locals with a height of between 60 cm to 1 meter, including damaging the cemetery lands on the side of the village. There are at least 22 heads of families in the area were forced to evacuate to a safer place. According to some residents of the Tambak Lorok Village, if not addressed seriously by the government, they believe within one to two years ahead more damage will be even worse than today.
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