Tag: Indonesian tsunami

Indonesia’s latest tsunami raises global questions over disaster preparedness

CIGONDONG/JAKARTA, Indonesia – As Indonesia reels from the carnage of yet another natural disaster, authorities around the globe are working on how they can prepare for the kind of freak tsunami that battered coasts west of Jakarta this month. The Dec. 23 tsunami killed around 430 people along […]

Indonesian rescuers struggle against heavy rain to reach tsunami-hit villages

SUMUR, Indonesia – Indonesian rescue teams on Wednesday struggled to reach remote areas on the western coast of Java amid an “extreme weather” rain warning after a tsunami killed more than 400 people last week. Heavy rain lashed fishing villages along the coast, muddying roads and holding up […]

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