The start of 2014 has not been easy in Jakarta. The capital of Indonesia was inundated with rain in January, and flooding forced nearly 40,000 people from their homes.
As we watched the situation develop, we immediately thought of the mothers we work with in the west of the city, which was awash with floodwater.
In normal conditions, our Hati Kami program provides Mother Support Groups and education about breastfeeding and infant care to help new mothers provide proper nutrition for their children. Now, where were these mothers?