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Just weeks ago, Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, 58, was teaching business at the Bandung Institute of Technology. Now he heads the Aceh Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency, tasked with rebuilding the tsunami-devastated Indonesian province. Last week Kuntoro launched a key infrastructure project—a new pier—but he told TIME's Zamira Loebis that much remains to be done.

HOW DO YOU SEE THE RECOVERY EFFORT?
This is a huge endeavor, very complicated; nothing like this has been undertaken before. The disaster occurred in a difficult environment, and we have to be accountable to people from any place in the world ... [But] let's...

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