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 Dec. 26, 2004, Indian Ocean tsunami

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In 2004 the Indian Ocean tsunami killed 226,000 people in 13 countries, including more than 120,000 in Indonesia. Since then, a culture of disaster prevention has spread around the world, said Denis McClean, spokesman for the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. Mr McClean said: "It is buildings ...

"I'm not ruling out something like that happening in Jamaica, but we have to remember that those parts of the world are seismically more active," he explained. Thailand was one of the countries that was hit by the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. Thai authorities estimate that at ...
People in Indonesia remembered the victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami, 13 years after the disaster. A major earthquake occurred off the island of Sumatra on December 26th, 2004, sending tsunami waves to wide areas from Southeast Asia to East Africa. More than 220,000 people were left dead or ...
Chennai: A tsunami is a series of waves - the first wave may not be the most dangerous. A tsunami 'wave train' may come in surges five minutes to an hour apart. The cycle is marked by the repeated retreat and advance of the ocean. * The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was triggered by an earthquake that is ...
"I remember that on the 10th anniversary of the 2004 tsunami, there was a lot of public attention on tsunami preparations and authorities were very keen to repair tsunami warning systems and evacuation signs and facilities. But as the public attention faded, we do not know anymore if these facilities are still ...

Commemorating the December 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami disaster, schools near the city's coastline held evacuation drills in a bid to improve disaster preparedness, on Thursday. The evacuation drill was conducted in schools in Chashma goth and Ibrahim Hyderi to highlight the ...
Flowers, pictures help fisherfolk cope with 2004 tsunami losses ... Chennai: On the 13th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami that swept away over 6,000 people and caused massive destruction in the coastal districts of the state, fishermen's associations across the city organised a series of events to ...
Behind the goal post stood a decrepit house, one of many that were ravaged by a massive tsunami on Dec 26, 2004 that pounded the fishing village. ... 2006 to commemorate the victims of the tsunami disaster, which was triggered by a 9.3 magnitude earthquake in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sumatra, ...
For me, it is also tied to memories an earthquake 13 years ago that profoundly changed perceptions of tsunami hazards. The Dec. 26, 2004 Andaman-Sumatra earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed an estimated 230,000 people, impacting 13 Indian Ocean countries. Tourists and travelers from 46 ...
On the fateful day of 26 December 2004, an earthquake measuring 9.1 triggered the biggest tsunami in memory. The earthquake was registered by the Geo-Physical Center, Jakarta off the Sumatran coast at around 8 am local time (06:30 IST). Thirteen years after, the painful memories of the ill-fated day ...
A combination photo shows (top) Sumith Lalantha (L) who lost his three sisters, and his wife Sriyani, standing, in the ruins of their house in Kathaluwa which was devastated by the 2004 tsunami, and (bottom) a family walking past new homes at a development in Kathaluwa, built for families who lost homes ...
13-years ago a magnitude of 9.1 earthquake recorded on Richter scale struck underwater of Indian Ocean near Indonesia creating a massive plate shift, tsunami. It claimed 2,30,000 lives and left many without a home in more than fourteen countries making it one of the worst recorded disasters till date.
Surviving the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami inspired her to start up Happy Hearts Fund to rebuild schools in communities struck by disaster. All Hands & Hearts welcomes volunteers from all walks of life to their rebuilding sites and provides them with food and lodging for the duration of their stay. Combined ...
When global disasters like the Fukushima nuclear accident and the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami occur, one of the results not immediately obvious amid the ... Henry Gallacher, a business development executive at the firm's Nottingham office, adds: "The 2004 tsunami crippled car manufacturers and the ...
Tragically, before his death, Richard lost three generations of women close to him to the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. He lost his daughter, ...
The region was one of the worst affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004. This exercise will go a long way in helping States/UTs in ...

Portugal joins tsunami warning network ... was introduced following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, which killed some 230,000 people.
On the morning after Christmas 2004, the staggering death toll ... it was time to show that the Indian Ocean was in fact India's domain, and India ...
Indian Professor Predicts Massive Quake Will Strike Indian Ocean And Cause A tsunami Before 31 December 2017, His Warning Letter Goes viral ... phenomenom before the devastating earthquake and tsunami back 2004.
The devastating effects of a modern-day tsunami were demonstrated in 2004, when an a tsunami in the eastern Indian Ocean killed about ...
scientists believe it belongs to the oldest-known human tsunami victim. ... The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, caused by a massive earthquake off ...
UN urges States at risk not to ignore tsunami threat ... Mr. Robert Glasser: "The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami marked a turning point in political ...
"In the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunamiCoca-Cola converted its soft-drink production in Sri Lanka to bottling water and then used ...
3 (Xinhua) -- Portugal is to formally open a National tsunami ... the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami marked a turning point in tsunami early warning ...
One major life-saving measure to emerge from the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was the region's tsunami Warning System.
"Petra Nemcova not only survived the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in Thailand under terrible circumstances but also found a way to continue ...
The tsunami claimed the lives of thousands of members of this community. ... the devastation wreaked by the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004.
On Dec. 26, 2004, a magnitude-9.1 earthquake in Indonesia set off a massive tsunami which killed more than 230,000 people across four countries and cost an estimated $10 billion in ... "Until the Indian Ocean tsunami … we lived in complacency," said the Maldives U.N. Ambassador Ali Naseer Mohamed.
26, 2004, a magnitude-9.1 earthquake in Indonesia set off a massive ... "Until the Indian Ocean tsunami … we lived in complacency," said the ...
... including the Baiturrahman Grand mosque, a landmark that stood firm following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami that devastated a huge part ...
The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, caused by a massive earthquake off Sumatra, killed more than 230,000 people. The 1998 Papua New Guinea ...
Homes which are vulnerable to tsunamis are no longer being built; and ... said that since the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Indonesia had put a ...
Before that, he spent six years as NPR's South Asia correspondent based in but ... province of Aceh following the devastating December 2004 tsunami. ... In 2004 he was honored by the South Asia journalists Association ...
... natural disasters, including The Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan, Thailand after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Columbia and Guatemala.
In 2004, an Indian Ocean tsunami followed hard on the heels of a magnitude-9.1 earthquake, inundating parts of South Asia and East Africa ...
But over the past years it has been increasingly lending its expertise to other tragedies, such as the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the ...
He said the Indian navy sent several ships, aircraft and helicopters to affected areas in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, which struck several ...
George H.W. Bush and Clinton raised money after the 2004 South Asia tsunami as well as Hurricane Katrina the following year. Clinton then ...
George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton raised money together after the 2004 South Asia tsunami and Hurricane Katrina the next year. Clinton and ...
music for Relief was founded by Linkin Park after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, and they've raised more than $9 million for survivors of ...
They included the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and earthquake, which killed 200,000, cyclone Nargis in Myanmar in 2008 (138,000) and the ...
... not to mention the impact of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the Chinese money offered an important financial lifeline--until it didn't. The port ...
A review of geological evidence for tsunamis during the past 4500 years ... coverage of events like the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, ...
"Following intense media coverage of events like the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, there has been a marked increase in geological ...
The Swiss actually have a history of being hit by tsunamis. ... The tenth anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami killing ...
Massive Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami Expected by the End ... to have discovered a new planet, 50 light years from the earth, in 2004.
The last time Penangites faced a similar state-wide disaster as today was during the tsunami that hit the Indian Ocean and the Andaman Sea ...
The 2004 Boxing Day tsunami in the Indian Ocean was one of the ... the countries that surround the Indian Ocean experts from the University of ...
Bennington and the rest of Linkin Park began the charity music for Relief following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, and the One More Light ...


 

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