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Quakes Wreak Destruction in Indonesia, Samoa

An earthquake that originated in the sea off Indonesia's Sumatra island on Wednesday, Sept. 30, has left nearly one thousand dead and thousands more missing in the rubble. The day before, an earthquake spawned a tsunami that flattened villages in the Samoas.

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Tsunami in the Pacific: Relief on the Way, Latest News
| Akapo Akapo, senior meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Pago Pago, American Samoa, discusses the tsunami disaster, its aftermath, how survivors are coping and what the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other organizations are doing to help.
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In Sumatra, a Search for Quake Survivors
Article | JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 2 -- A powerful earthquake on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has left a vibrant port city heaped with corpses sealed in canary-yellow body bags as soldiers and rescue workers searched for life early Friday beneath rubble entombing possibly thousands of people.

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