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Experts: Tsunami Alert System May Have Curbed Death Toll

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Experts: Tsunami Alert System May Have Curbed Death Toll

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Experts: Tsunami Alert System May Have Curbed Death Toll

Experts: Tsunami Alert System May Have Curbed Death Toll

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Experts say one reason the death toll from Sunday's tsunami was so large is because many people in its path had no warning. The hardest-hit countries are not part of an international warning system designed to alert people about the deadly waves. NPR's Eric Weiner reports.