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Lava continues to flow from the crater of erupting Mount Merapi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated Press

The village in central Java is among those devastated by the eruption of Mt. Merapi, which blanketed areas with ash.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADEK BERRY / AFP/Getty Images

Ash covers the interior of a house in a village near the Mt. Merapi volcano in central Java, Indonesia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SLAMET RIYADI / Associated Press

Survivors seek cover as they await distribution of relief goods in a tsunami-stricken village on South Pagai island off Sumatra.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MAST IRHAM / EPA

A man navigates the ash-covered landscape two days after Mt. Merapi's eruption.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADEK BERRY / AFP/Getty Images

Tsunami survivors comfort one another at a temporary shelter. The Mentawai Islands off Sumatra were hit hard by the tsunami, which was triggered by a magnitude 7.7 quake.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tundra Laksamana / Associated Press

Mt. Merapi wrought devastation in Kinahrejo village. Burials were held for volcano victims, most of whom were laid to rest in a mass grave.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADEK BERRY / AFP/Getty Images

Tsunami survivors in the Mentawai Islands.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Achmad Ibrahim / Associated Press

A cemetery is inundated by ash from Mt. Merapi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADEK BERRY / AFP/Getty Images

Indonesian marines prepare to bury a cow killed in the volcano eruption.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Binsar Bakkara / Associated Press

Tsunami victims gather at a temporary shelter on South Pagai island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABROR RIZKI / AFP/Getty Images

Indonesian troops and volunteers carry a volcano victim's coffin during a mass burial.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ulet Ifansasti / Getty Images

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Indonesia was struck by twin catastrophes within 24 hours this week. On Monday night a powerful earthquake triggered a 10-foot tsunami that swept away entire villages and at least 370 people. On Tuesday, Mt. Merapi erupted, killing more than 30 people. The images in the gallery above recount the human and environmental toll.

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