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Don’t Let The Floods Get You Down – Uplifting Photos Of Indonesians Staying Positive

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Don’t Let The Floods Get You Down – Uplifting Photos Of Indonesians Staying Positive

Indonesia has faced more than 60 major floods over the past decade, making it one of the most flood-prone countries in Southeast Asia. Indonesia’s wet season in 2013 was especially severe.

However, many locals have shown great resilience in the face of adversity, adopting a positive and optimistic outlook.

As Charlie Chaplin said, “You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down”.

Children play basketball in the street

 

and practice their diving technique

 

Firefighters and volunteers work together to battle a fire

 

A soldier helps an older man cross the street

 

A man uses a plastic bag to protect his cigarettes

 

Former President SBY and the foreign minister wait at the presidential palace for the arrival of Argentina’s President

 

Volunteers work together to move a stranded car

 

A young boy puts a sign up on his house gate reading “Visit Swimming Pool Free”

 

Rescuers evacuate an infant

 

A man helps his dog evacuate
A young man bravely rides bicycle through the flooded streets

 

A group of children plays volleyball in the streets

 

Children play in the floodwaters with inflatable tubes

 

A driver attempts to beat the odds…
Children help move each other’s cars too

 

Two children wash their mother’s hair for her

 

 

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