Indonesia | Indigenous homes save lives during Lombok quakes

Indigenous homes save lives during Lombok quakes

While many brick homes collapsed during the deadly earthquakes that devastated the Indonesian island, traditional bamboo houses withstood the disaster

September 9, 2018 5:39 PM (UTC+8)
A mosque is damaged by the earthquake at Bayan on Lombok on August 11. Traditional homes survived the worst of the quake. Photo: AFP/ Anton Raharjo /NurPhoto
A mosque is damaged by the earthquake at Bayan on Lombok on August 11. Traditional homes survived the worst of the quake. Photo: AFP/ Anton Raharjo /NurPhoto
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