The floods have receded (again), but a look at the caricature archives show that they have always been a part of the city. Below are several caricatures from Kompas daily, the biggest newspapers in Indonesia, each caricature is taken from different year.
This is a twist from the Welcome Statue that is located in Hotel Indonesia traffic circle
Gong Xi Fa Chai (Happy Chinese New Year). Visit Jakarta Waterfront City
The man with the conical straw hat says: Relax, we're used to living without direction
The man says: Where is he taking Jakarta to?