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Relief Efforts Ramp Up after Indonesian Quake
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Relief Efforts Ramp Up after Indonesian Quake

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Relief Efforts Ramp Up after Indonesian Quake

Relief Efforts Ramp Up after Indonesian Quake
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Smoke rises amid damaged buildings in the town of Gunungsitoli on Indonesia's Nias island

Smoke rises amid damaged buildings in the town of Gunungsitoli on Indonesia's Nias island after an 8.7-magnitude earthquake, March 29, 2005. Reuters hide caption

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Relief efforts begin after Monday's 8.7-magnitude earthquake near the Indonesian coast. The quake has killed an estimated 1,000 people, with the most damage on the island of Nias. Because of the tsunami disaster in December, aid groups are in place to provide quicker cleanup and relief efforts.

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