Buol Regency, in central Sulawesi, is among the hardest-hit areas. Twenty-five villages were seriously affected, with some 15,000 people displaced and 700 homes completely destroyed. Some have returned to their homes, according to CWS-Indonesia. Others, particularly those living on the affected coastline, are reluctant to return; displaced are living in public areas and buildings, including schools and hospitals.
CWS RESPONSE: CWS Indonesia has sent an emergency assessment team to the affected areas to determine a response.
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