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Indonesia: Land of Contrasts

Mt. Merapi and River

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Mt. Merapi and River

In urban areas, 6.7 percent of the population does not have access to sanitation facilities, according to the Indonesian organization Basic Health Research. With a backdrop of houses and Mt. Merapi in the distance, a woman relieves herself in the Code River in Yogyakarta.

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