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29 December 2014 - 9:10amThis piece was originally published on the ODI blog Development Progress. Ten years ago when the Indian Ocean tsunami hit land, killing 230,000 people and destroying the lives and livelihoods of many more, its human cost was immeasurable. The tsunami unleashed an unprecedented national and international...
13 July 2012 - 3:26pmIndonesia is sometimes referred to as nature’s laboratory for natural disasters. Frequent earthquakes, tsunamis, forest fires, floods, whirlwinds and drought ensure that the country is regularly in the top five of the global list of countries most affected by disasters. When a devastating 7.6-...