Bali volcano: Evacuees eager to return despite eruption danger

Two months after the eruption, Indonesian villagers around Mount Agung are anxious to return home and resume their lives, but the government worries there is still a danger of another eruption.

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    In Indonesia, more than 70,000 people face an uncertain future as they continue living in evacuation shelters after Mount Agung volcano began erupting in early November.

    As the eruption danger enters a third month, many are returning to the danger zone every day to tend to their crops and livestock.

    Local authorities are struggling to keep them away from danger.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Sebudi village, Bali.


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