New Sand Miners

sand miners by river bed

Rivers flowing down Merapi have been silted up by volcanic matter. The resulting shallow river beds makes them very prone to overflowing with "cold lava" when there is a heavy rain.
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AFSC Aids in Response to Indonesia Volcano

Thunderous rumbling sounds were heard as far as the city of Yogyakarta where AFSC’s Indonesia office is located.  AFSC staff immediately went into action to support local relief efforts.

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