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Here's the same bridge after the tsunami: Carl Court/Getty Images. The damage caused by the disaster was broader, though, than what can be.

Five days after a powerful earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian city of Palu, images are emerging which show the true scale of the devastation. The Red Cross estimates that more than million people have been affected. Damage assessment by the EU emergency mapping service.

Photo: Simon Roughneen As natural disasters go in Indonesia, a vast archipelago that spans a distance equivalent to that Aerial view of destruction near coast of Indonesia's Sumatra after the Indian Ocean tsunami.