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Sumberharjo, Indonesia, May 8, 2007—A neighborhood of new earthquake-proof dome houses has risen in Sumberharjo village, which was devastated by a 6.3-magnitude quake in 2006.

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 Java.

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.

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—Photograph by Dwi Oblo/Reuters
 
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