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12 August 2005
Vol 309, Issue 5737

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COVER A month after the December 2004 tsunami, people use a makeshift ferry to cross a river in Loknga, Indonesia, as soldiers work to reconstruct a bridge. Recent devastating disasters have sparked renewed efforts to prepare for and speed recovery from such unpredictable threats. See page 1029. [Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images]