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PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia plans to halt the search this week for victims of an earthquake and tsunami that have left more than 2,000 dead and thousands feared missing.

Authorities will hold prayers Thursday to mark the end of the search effort in neighborhoods of Sulawesi island’s ...

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Aid has begun pouring into central Indonesia’s Sulawesi island and humanitarian workers are fanning out across its countryside, more than a week after parts of the island were devastated by a powerful earthquake and tsunami.

The official death toll from the double ...

Muslims pray for strength in quake-hit Palu city

October 5, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered on an Indonesian beach Friday to chant a Muslim prayer - and remember those they lost - one week after a massive earthquake and tsunami ravaged the area, killing more than 1,500 people. (Oct. 5)

Indonesia quake victims buried in mass grave

October 5, 2018

Volunteers in Indonesia are burying hundreds of earthquake victims in a mass grave. More than 1,550 people are known dead after a destructive earthquake and tsunami struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island last week. (Oct. 5)

Indonesia recovery and aid efforts trickling in

October 3, 2018

Aid was trickling into areas crippled by the devastating earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, but food, water, fuel and medicine had yet to reach the hardest-hit areas outside Palu, the largest city heavily damaged. (Oct. 3)

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Days after a powerful earthquake and tsunami struck central Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, residents and rescuers are still trying to cope with the humanitarian crisis.

The official death toll increased Wednesday to 1,407, with thousands injured and more than 70,000 ...

Volcano follows earthquake on Indonesian island

October 3, 2018

A volcano erupted Wednesday on the same central Indonesian island struck last week by a powerful earthquake and tsunami, and authorities warned planes about volcanic ash in the air. No evacuations were immediately ordered. (Oct. 3)

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