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Experts warn of Jakarta's earthquake exposure

Indonesian capital unprepared for major quake due to increase in unsafe structures.

    Seismologists in Jakarta have said the Indonesian capital is more vulnerable to a major earthquake's destruction than in the past due to a rapid increase of unsafe homes, shops and other fragile structures.

    Experts claim the city is dangerously unprepared for a potential disaster when compared to other similarly at-risk cities such as Tokyo or San Francisco.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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