Banjir berulang kali merendam Kota Padang, Sumatera Barat. Masyarakat, terutama masyarakat miskin kota, terkena dampak menahun. Dalam 10 tahun terakhir BMKG mencatat curah hujan ekstrem cenderung meningkat. Dampak perubahan iklim nyata di daerah pesisir seperti Kota Padang.
Jaka is a freelance journalist who regularly writes for Mongabay Indonesia, a media focused on the environment. Since becoming a reporter in 2014, he has been writing about environmental, social, human right and cultural issues. Jaka received Pulitzer Rainforest grant in 2021 and several other reporting fellowships for environment in-depth reporting, data journalism, and investigative reporting.