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Map graphic shows epicenter of the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit parts of Sulawesi island, Indonesia.

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 ...

AP reporter describes Indonesia quake devastation

October 5, 2018

Associated Press reporter Stephen Wright describes the destruction in Palu a week after a magnitude 7.5 quake struck central Indonesia's Sulawesi island. (Oct. 5)

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)

Bird’s-eye view of Indonesia’s ruins amid recovery

October 4, 2018

Drone pictures capture the recovery of a body from the ruins of a hotel in the city of Palu, as workers continued to search. Emergency aid began to reach Sulawesi, days after the quake that killed more than 1,400 people. (Oct. 4)

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 ...

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