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Indonesian earthquake's death toll expected to rise significantly

Joanne Parkinson

30th September 2018

Friday's earthquake and tsunami has already killed 420 people but there are fears that the number could rise to thousands.

Many hard hit areas have yet to be reached by rescuers and concerns are rising for the 300,000 people who live in Donggala as well as several other populated areas.

Over 1.6 million people have been affected in some way and due to the devastation, supplies of aid are struggling to get through.

The following report is being updated regularly as more news emerges from the area...

https://www.theguardian.com/wo...

Joanne Parkinson

An experienced, outstanding Geography teacher, GCSE examiner and Head of Humanities in a 11-18 school. I'm passionate about all geographical events and am a keen blogger.

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