Banjir yang menimpa puluhan desa di Kabupaten Sigi berkaitan dengan meningkatnya tren curah hujan di Sulawesi Tengah. Bukti nyata perubahan iklim jadi ancaman bagi warga bumi Mareso Masagena.
Since 2014 Syamsu Rizal has been working as an editor at the Harian Metrosulawesi, a daily newspaper based in Palu City, Central Sulawesi. He started his journalistic activities from the campus press. Previously he worked for Ujung Pandang Express, Fajar Daily and Sindo Newspaper.