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A safe shelter to protect against natural disasters such as tsunamis has been built in Muli island in Meemu Atoll, Maryam Omidi reports in Minivan News.
The shelter is a two-storey building with an open terrace. Each storey is around 174.5 sq metres in size.
It will house a 45,000 litre underground rainwater tank; a storehouse for food and life-saving drugs; an operations centre with communications equipment; and will be able to generate power for up to three days.
The building has been designed to allow for vertical evacuation which means people will …