Dec 24, 2018

How Indonesia’s tsunami warning system failed its citizens again

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The disaster hit without warning.

Many of the hundreds of people who died when a tsunami struck the Indonesian coast Saturday night were nowhere near shelter. Quite simply, they had no idea it was coming.

That’s because despite a history of tsunamis caused by volcanoes and earthquakes, Indonesia has not had an effective early warning system for years.

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