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Indonesia to teach kids disaster-readiness

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By Linda Yulisman.

Indonesia is ramping up efforts to better prepare for natural disasters, starting with schoolchildren.

Last year was the country’s deadliest year in more than a decade. Calamities like tsunamis, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions claimed more than 4,500 lives and displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

“Given the potential for disasters in the country, it’s time to…

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