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Flash floods in Western Indonesia kill two, quake hits Philippines

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Flash floods in Western Indonesia kill two, quake hits Philippines

Indonesian authorities on April 13 said flash floods in Indonesia’s western province of Aceh left two dead and one missing while damaging hundreds of houses. Heavy downpours led to flash floods in Aceh Tenggara and Aceh Barat districts, according to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesperson of the Indonesian National Board of Disaster Managerment (BNPB).

Indonesia marks 12 years since tsunami in Aceh

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Indonesia marks 12 years since tsunami in Aceh

Thousands of Indonesian people prayed for their loved relatives at churches and mass graves on December 26 to mark 12 years since a tsunami devastated the northernmost province of Aceh on Sumatra island - one of the worst disasters in history.