Residents crowd into a truck to evacuate to higher ground, following rumours of a new tsunami in Sumur, in the western Banten province of Java, on December 25. On December 22, a tsunami caused by activity at a volcano known as the “child” of Krakatoa hit the west coast of Indonesia’s Java island, with devastating effect. Photo: AFP

Indonesian tsunami toll highlights lack of early warning system

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    Residents crowd into a truck to evacuate to higher ground, following rumours of a new tsunami in Sumur, in the western Banten province of Java, on December 25. On December 22, a tsunami caused by activity at a volcano known as the “child” of Krakatoa hit the west coast of Indonesia’s Java island, with devastating effect. Photo: AFP
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