Difficulties remain for Indonesia
The eruption of Indonesia's Mount Merapi has caused 240 people to die, a disaster relief official said Sunday. Mount Merapi erupted Nov. 5 leaving 400,000 people homeless, authorities told the LA News Monitor. People are advised to not return to homes since the volcano is still active. Indonesian army commandos led a search-and-rescue mission, the National Public Radio said. Indonesian officials are working with Japanese volcanologists to monitor the volcano.