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School in Indonesia Built from Eco-Blocks

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An earthquake-resistant school has been built in Lombok, Indonesia. 

The five-classroom school was built from Eco-Blocks made from recycled plastic. Lombok suffered a series of earthquakes in2018 that killed 563 people and displaced more than 417,000.

Now, instead of learning in temporary shelters, students will have classroom buildings made from stronger material.

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