The temblor killed more than 5,800 people and displaced hundreds of thousands in the densely populated region around the ancient city of Yogyakarta, on the Indonesian island of
U.S.-based charity Domes for the World donated 71 domes, as well as a mosque, a kindergarten, and six lavatories, to the town.
The concrete structures have permanent roofs, are fireproof, and can withstand winds as powerful as 186 miles an hour (300 kilometers an hour). The domes will purportedly last for centuries.
More Photos in the News Today's 15 Most Read Stories Free Email Newsletter: Focus on Photography
Get our news delivered directly to your desktopfree.
How to Use XML or RSS
SPACE PHOTOS THIS WEEK: Tiny Galaxy, Sun's Iron, More
Stuck Mars Rover About to Die?