Viewfinder: Catastrophic Flooding in Indonesia

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Indonesians watch as rescue workers dig through rubble looking for victims of the recent flash floods on March 19th, 2019, in Sentani, West Papua province, Indonesia. At least 89 people have died and nearly 7,000 have been displaced from their homes after three straight days of heavy rain led to massive flash flooding, which brought down massive trees and boulders from the surrounding mountains, crushing hundreds of homes.

Indonesians watch as rescue workers dig through rubble looking for victims of the recent flash floods on March 19th, 2019, in Sentani, West Papua province, Indonesia. At least 89 people have died and nearly 7,000 have been displaced from their homes after three straight days of heavy rain led to massive flash flooding, which brought down massive trees and boulders from the surrounding mountains, crushing hundreds of homes.

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