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Workers attempt to reach quake victims  Sumatra: At least 311 people have died in a magnitude-7.7 earthquake off Indonesia and the subsequent tsunami Battle to reach tsunami survivors Map of Mentawai islands Indonesia  Sumatra: Indonesian rescue teams are battling to reach hundreds of people believed to be missing a day after a tsunami struck small islands off the coast Hundreds rescued after ferry sinks  Sumatra: More than 240 people have been rescued from the sea after a heavily-loaded ferry sank. At least 29 people died and 17 others are missing Sumatra relief effort increased  Nearly a week after a deadly earthquake hit the island, efforts are being stepped up to get relief supplies to remote communities Up to 4,000 buried in quake rubble Map of Padang Indonesia  Sumatra: Local disaster management officials put the death toll at 540. People used hammers, chisels and bare hands to dig through debris for survivors Thousands still trapped by quake
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B. 2017-04-01 Search resumes for dozens missing in Indonesia landslide Banaran, Ponorogo, East Java, Indonesia
C. 2016-12-07 Aid groups descend on quake zone; deaths reach 102
3. 2015-10-13 Helicopter crash: Survivor found in lake Lake Toba, Sumatra
4. 2015-08-16 Rescuers head for suspected Papua crash site Oksibil, Indonesia
F. 2015-05-19 More than 430 migrants have been rescued and taken to Indonesia Simpang Tiga Redelong, Aceh
G. 2015-05-10 Boat carrying Rohingya migrants rescued off Indonesia Aceh
7. 2014-12-29 US destroyer to join search for missing AirAsia plane Java Sea, Indonesia
2014-12-28 Search resumes for AirAsia plane Belitung, Indonesia
J. 2014-02-03 Searches resume in Indonesia after volcano eruptions kill 15 Mount Sinabung, Sumatra

Searches resume in Indonesia after volcano eruptions kill 15. Sumatra Malaysian rescuers find fourth body; 36 still missing Rescue after deadly Indonesia quake   Aceh: Rescue operations are underway after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's Aceh province, flattening houses and causing landslides 13 on Indonesian boat found adrift at sea Rescue teams trying to reach plane crash. Sumatra Rescue crews find 135 missing after quake Map of Mentawai Islands Indonesia  Sumatra: Rescue crews have found 135 missing people after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's coast, triggering a tsunami Hopes fade for tsunami survivors   Sumatra: Hopes are fading for more than 300 people still registered missing. 3m surge is likely to have carried many of the missing out to sea Getting aid to isolated villages difficult
  Search resumes for dozens missing in Indonesia landslide   A scarred hillside on Indonesia's main island of Java a day after rain triggered a landslide that swept into a village Aid groups descend on quake zone; deaths reach 102   Aceh: Humanitarian organizations descended on Aceh province as the government promised tons of emergency aid Helicopter crash: Survivor found in lake. Sumatra   Rescuers head for suspected Papua crash site Map of Oksibil Indonesia  Indonesian search and rescue teams are heading to a remote part of the western region where a plane is believed to have crashed on Sunday More than 430 migrants have been rescued and taken to Indonesia   Aceh: A flotilla of Indonesian fishermen rescued more than 430 migrants who were stranded at sea and brought them ashore to safety Wednesday Boat carrying Rohingya migrants rescued off Indonesia. Aceh   US destroyer to join search for missing AirAsia plane   USS Sampson headed to the Java Sea to join the search for the jet that vanished during a flight from Indonesia to Singapore over the weekend   Search resumes for AirAsia plane Map of Belitung Indonesia

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  The search has resumed for AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501, which has gone missing with 162 people on board, an Indonesian official has said

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  Sumatra: Help trickled in Thursday to remote islands where whole villages were flattened by a earthquake and tsunami in western Indonesia


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  Sumatra: Almost 3,000 people are still trapped under rubble. Rescue teams from several countries are heading in a last push
Oct.1 Race to save quake buried. Sumatra Sep.4 Search on for trapped Indonesians Sep.2 Quake search stepped up Map of Cianjur Indonesia  Rescuers in are searching the rubble of collapsed buildings for survivors after a powerful earthquake killed 44 people

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Mar.7 Rescue efforts intensify after quake
. Sumatra Jan.8 Ferry survivors found after 9 days on raft   A cargo ship in the Java Sea saw them frantically waving for help and heard their whistles

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Jun.15 Volcano eruption traps two
  Soldiers wearing heat-retardant clothing dug through debris trying to reach two people
May.30 Hope fades of finding survivors
May.28 Food aid starts to arrive for quake victims  Sumatra: A massive 6.3-magnitude quake flattened communities in the heavily populated region, killing more than 4,500

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Apr.2 9 feared dead in quake crash   An Australian helicopter has crashed while assisting relief operations on the island of Nias Man pulled alive from quake rubble
. Sumatra Mar.30 Aid struggles to reach Indonesia Mar.29 Survivors use hands in rescue dig   Sumatra: Survivors of the great earthquake that struck off Sumatra are searching for loved ones on the hard-hit island of Nias

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Dec.31 Tsunami aid effort gathers pace
Dec.30 UN urges 'special' wave response Dec.27   UN mobilizing biggest relief operation
  Millions are homeless, and the disaster zone is now threatened with outbreaks of disease

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Oct.13 Bali bomb survivors recall night of horror

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