Indonesia's ticking environmental time bomb

Landslides have become Indonesia’s most common natural disaster, killing more people in a year than earthquakes, floods or tsunamis. Every rain shower could cause another disaster, destroying lives, property and livelihoods.

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    Indonesia's government has warned of an increased risk of landslides, with more than 40 million people at risk across the country.

    Recent years have seen hundreds of people killed and thousands displaced by landslides during the rainy season.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports From Central Java.


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