Indonesia's disaster exposes lack of readiness

Indonesians are asking tough questions in the aftermath of the 7.5-magnitude earthquake that led to a tsunami and extensive soil liquefaction last month in Sulawesi. The double-disaster killed over 2000 people, according to the latest official estimate.

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