International efforts to help survivors of Indonesia's devastating earthquake and tsunami gathered pace on Thursday as concern grew for hundreds of thousands of survivors.
The confirmed death toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia's Sulawesi island has risen to 1407, the disaster mitigation agency said on Wednesday.
- by James Massola & Karuni Rompies
Australia will send more than 50 medical professionals to Indonesia to help with the aftermath of a devastating and deadly earthquake as part of a $5 million aid package.
Nearly four days after a tsunami swept through here and smashed everything in its path, rescuers are left with the awful task of retrieving bodies.
- by James Massola
Authorities begin a mass burial in Palu amid rising fears of disease.
- by Simon Roughneen and Shashank Bengali
Rescuers are struggling against time and a lack of equipment to find many still believed to be buried, as Palu prepares mass graves for the hundreds of victims already found.
- by Amilia Rosa, Karuni Rompies, Jewel Topsfield & James Massola
Two days after the twin disasters of a quake and tsunami struck Palu, everyone is scrambling, desperate for urgently needed supplies and medication. Amilia Rosa experienced the chaos first hand.
- by Amilia Rosa
"When events like this happen we are more likely to discover things that we haven't observed before."
- by Henry Fountain
The high-tech system of seafloor sensors, data-laden sound waves and fibre-optic cable was meant to replace a system set up after the 2004 tsunami.