The latest tragedy appears to have been sparked by the Anak Krakatau volcano, some miles southwest of Jakarta, which has been erupting since June. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency's spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, said rescuers and villagers managed to rescue 17 other children and several teachers on Friday and pulled out the body of a child on Saturday near Aek Saladi river, close to the school. Concerns break in deep freeze could lead to flooding. The president noted legislative findings that "plastic waste, chemical pollution, resource overconsumption, and climate change all continue to threaten the health of our pristine paradise. Palau to ban sunscreen as it tries to save its coral reefs Coral reefs are seen in the waters of Tatawa Besar, Komodo islands, Indonesia, Thursday, April 30,
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He said rescuers retrieved the bodies of 11 children from mud and rubble hours later. Nugroho said two bodies were found early Saturday from a car washed away by floods in Mandailing Natal, where 17 houses collapsed and 12 were swept away. Both North and West Sumatra provinces declared a weeklong emergency relief period as hundreds of terrified survivors fled their hillside homes to safer ground, fearing more of the mountainside would collapse under continuing rain, Nugroho said, adding that dozens of injured people were rushed to nearby hospitals and clinics. Driver in Humboldt crash apologizes to families. High blood pressure pill may raise skin cancer risk: An image released by Indonesian rescue officials of debris pulled from the water. Year of The Pig Discover.