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Tsunami devastation

<p>A view of a tsunami-hit area in South Pagai subdistrict on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. 


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A view of a tsunami-hit area in South Pagai subdistrict on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki/Handout

A view of a tsunami-hit area in South Pagai subdistrict on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki/Handout

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<p>Villagers sit in a temporary shelter in the tsunami-hit South Pagai subdistrict on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. 

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Villagers sit in a temporary shelter in the tsunami-hit South Pagai subdistrict on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Abror Rizki/Presidential Palace/Handout

Villagers sit in a temporary shelter in the tsunami-hit South Pagai subdistrict on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Abror Rizki/Presidential Palace/Handout

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<p>A mother carries her child as she passes ruined houses in the village of Purourougat in Mentawai District, West Sumatra, October 28, 2010. 

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A mother carries her child as she passes ruined houses in the village of Purourougat in Mentawai District, West Sumatra, October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A mother carries her child as she passes ruined houses in the village of Purourougat in Mentawai District, West Sumatra, October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Villagers carry food distributed by government aid agencies in the tsunami-hit South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. 


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Villagers carry food distributed by government aid agencies in the tsunami-hit South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki/Handout

Villagers carry food distributed by government aid agencies in the tsunami-hit South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki/Handout

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<p>A view of a tsunami-hit area in South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. 

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A view of a tsunami-hit area in South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/HO/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki

A view of a tsunami-hit area in South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/HO/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki

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<p>Unidentified tsunami survivors from Australia talk to a journalist as they arrive at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Supri </p>

Unidentified tsunami survivors from Australia talk to a journalist as they arrive at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Supri

Unidentified tsunami survivors from Australia talk to a journalist as they arrive at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Supri

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<p>A mother walks through the rubble of her home in the village of Purourougat, Mentawai District, West Sumatra, Thursday, October 28, 2010. 
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A mother walks through the rubble of her home in the village of Purourougat, Mentawai District, West Sumatra, Thursday, October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A mother walks through the rubble of her home in the village of Purourougat, Mentawai District, West Sumatra, Thursday, October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A view of a tsunami-hit area in South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. 


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A view of a tsunami-hit area in South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/HO/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki

A view of a tsunami-hit area in South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/HO/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki

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<p>Indonesian Red Cross volunteers load relief supplies for the tsunami-hit Mentawai islands, at Bungus Teluk Kabung sea port in Indonesia October 27, 2010. 


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Indonesian Red Cross volunteers load relief supplies for the tsunami-hit Mentawai islands, at Bungus Teluk Kabung sea port in Indonesia October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Indonesian Red Cross/Handout

Indonesian Red Cross volunteers load relief supplies for the tsunami-hit Mentawai islands, at Bungus Teluk Kabung sea port in Indonesia October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Indonesian Red Cross/Handout

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<p>People walk where hundreds of homes once stood in the tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 27, 2010.  The tsunami, which was triggered by a 7.5 magnitude quake, flattened several villages and a surf resort.     REUTERS/Krishadiyanto/Setwapres/Handout</p>

People walk where hundreds of homes once stood in the tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 27, 2010. The tsunami, which was triggered by a 7.5 magnitude quake, flattened several villages and a surf resort. ...more

People walk where hundreds of homes once stood in the tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 27, 2010. The tsunami, which was triggered by a 7.5 magnitude quake, flattened several villages and a surf resort. REUTERS/Krishadiyanto/Setwapres/Handout

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<p>View of the remains of the tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, in the Cikakap subdistrict of Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Disaster Management Agency/Handout </p>

View of the remains of the tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, in the Cikakap subdistrict of Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Disaster Management Agency/Handout

View of the remains of the tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, in the Cikakap subdistrict of Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Disaster Management Agency/Handout

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<p>A woman collects clothes from the debris of her home in the village of Purourougat, Mentawai District, West Sumatra, Thursday, October 28, 2010. 


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A woman collects clothes from the debris of her home in the village of Purourougat, Mentawai District, West Sumatra, Thursday, October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman collects clothes from the debris of her home in the village of Purourougat, Mentawai District, West Sumatra, Thursday, October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A frame grab shows an aerial view of the tsunami-hit Pagai district on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

A frame grab shows an aerial view of the tsunami-hit Pagai district on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

A frame grab shows an aerial view of the tsunami-hit Pagai district on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Villagers sit in the tsunami-hit South Pagai subdistrict on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. 

REUTERS/Abror Rizki/Presidential Palace/Handout </p>

Villagers sit in the tsunami-hit South Pagai subdistrict on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Abror Rizki/Presidential Palace/Handout

Villagers sit in the tsunami-hit South Pagai subdistrict on Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Abror Rizki/Presidential Palace/Handout

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<p>The tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, is seen in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 27, 2010.    REUTERS/Krishadiyanto/Setwapres/Handout  </p>

The tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, is seen in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Krishadiyanto/Setwapres/Handout

The tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, is seen in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Krishadiyanto/Setwapres/Handout

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<p>An Indonesian Red Cross volunteer distributes drinking water to people who fled from the erupting Mount Merapi volcano at the Purwobinangun camp for internally displaced people near Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 27, 2010.


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An Indonesian Red Cross volunteer distributes drinking water to people who fled from the erupting Mount Merapi volcano at the Purwobinangun camp for internally displaced people near Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Talchah...more

An Indonesian Red Cross volunteer distributes drinking water to people who fled from the erupting Mount Merapi volcano at the Purwobinangun camp for internally displaced people near Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Talchah Hamid/Indonesian Red Cross/Handout

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<p>Villagers wrap recovered bodies in plastic in the tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, in the Cikakap subdistrict of Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 26, 2010.  REUTERS/Disaster Management Agency/Handout </p>

Villagers wrap recovered bodies in plastic in the tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, in the Cikakap subdistrict of Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Disaster Management Agency/Handout more

Villagers wrap recovered bodies in plastic in the tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, in the Cikakap subdistrict of Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Disaster Management Agency/Handout

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<p>Houses destroyed by the tsunami are seen in the South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki/Handout </p>

Houses destroyed by the tsunami are seen in the South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki/Handout

Houses destroyed by the tsunami are seen in the South Pagai subdistrict in Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 28, 2010. REUTERS/Presidential Palace-Abror Rizki/Handout

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<p>The tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, is seen in Indonesia's Mentawai islands in this general view, October 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Krishadiyanto/Setwapres/Handout  </p>

The tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, is seen in Indonesia's Mentawai islands in this general view, October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Krishadiyanto/Setwapres/Handout

The tsunami-hit Muntei Baru Baru village, where hundreds of homes once stood, is seen in Indonesia's Mentawai islands in this general view, October 27, 2010. REUTERS/Krishadiyanto/Setwapres/Handout

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<p>A villager holds a baby survivor, orphaned by the tsunami which hit Muntei Baru Baru village, in the Cikakap subdistrict of Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Disaster Management Agency/Handout </p>

A villager holds a baby survivor, orphaned by the tsunami which hit Muntei Baru Baru village, in the Cikakap subdistrict of Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Disaster Management Agency/Handout

A villager holds a baby survivor, orphaned by the tsunami which hit Muntei Baru Baru village, in the Cikakap subdistrict of Indonesia's Mentawai islands October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Disaster Management Agency/Handout

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