Indonesia Tsunami Buoys Stolen or Broken, Disaster Agency Says

  • Warning comes after strong quake jolts region ravaged in 2004
  • Country needs $831 million to fund a five-year program

All 22 early warning buoys placed in Indonesian waters following the 2004 tsunami no longer work because of theft and vandalism, the national disaster agency said after the region escaped damage in a 7.8 magnitude quake late Wednesday.

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