Centuries of cyclones honed islanders' survival skills
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"He hopes the residents ran fast when the storm came. And he hopes they called on centuries of experience their ancestors had built up by living in the severe cyclone region."
"That island is right on the cyclone belt, they have been pounded since time began. Their culture is one of cyclone survival, their huts are built low to the ground with small doorways that you have to crawl through and the idea of that is so that wind can't get under and lift the door up," he said."
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