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Vera Rahayu Putri and her husband Faizal, who goes by one name, survey earthquake damage in their Palu neighborhood of Petobo, now covered by mudslides. Putri€'s 9-year-old son, Raldi, is among thousands of children who are unaccounted for. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Parents Search For Lost Children After Indonesia's Disaster

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Cars are parked along a road damaged by a powerful 6.7-magnitude earthquake in Japan's Hokkaido prefecture, in a photo taken Thursday. Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A man walks past collapsed houses in Kayangan, on the Indonesian island of Lombok, on Thursday. A devastating earthquake on Sunday killed hundreds, and a strong aftershock on Thursday caused panic among evacuees. Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In this handout photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, lava from a fissure slowly rolls down the street on Saturday in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii after the eruption of the Kilauea volcano last week. Handout/Getty Images hide caption

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First responders in the Marina District disaster zone after an earthquake on October 17, 1989 in San Francisco, Calif. Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images hide caption

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Betting On Artificial Intelligence To Guide Earthquake Response

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A sign notifies people they are standing on the Hayward Fault in the children's zoo area of the Oakland Zoo in Oakland, Calif. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Quake On Bay Area Fault Could Kill Hundreds, USGS Simulation Shows

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People walk at the site of a landslide near the village of Ekari in Papua New Guinea's highlands region on Tuesday, after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck on Monday. Communication blackouts and blocked roads are hampering rescue efforts as Papua New Guinea works to get a better grasp of the damage wrought by a massive earthquake amid fears of its economic impact. Melvin Levongo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Debris from a massive landslide from Monday's earthquake covers an area in Tabubil township, Papua New Guinea, on Monday following a 7.5 magnitude earthquake early Monday. Luke Purre/AP hide caption

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Students sit in an open area after their school was evacuated in Veracruz, Mexico, on Friday, after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake. Later Friday, 13 people died after a helicopter surveying the damage near the epicenter crashed. Felix Marquez/AP hide caption

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Rescue and emergency workers block off a street where a building came off its foundation, the morning after a 6.4 magnitude quake hit the eastern Taiwanese city of Hualien, on Wednesday. Paul Yang/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rescue personnel work at the scene of Enrique Rebsamen School, which collapsed when an earthquake struck on Tuesday. Reports said workers were looking for a trapped little girl, but authorities now say it may be an adult. Marco Ugarte/AP hide caption

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Earthquake Hits Mexican State Of Morelos Hard

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With the help of searchlights, rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volunteers continue removing the rubble and debris from a flattened building late Monday in search of survivors after a powerful quake in Mexico City. More than 200 people were killed and dozens of buildings were collapsed by the earthquake. Mario Vazquez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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