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  1. Survivors Proud of Rebuilt Lives Crushed by 2004 TsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    The Indian ocean tsunami unleashed a decade ago by a 9.1-magnitude undersea earthquake off the Sumatran coast was the deadliest natural disaster this century, taking more than 220,000 lives and leaving more than 1.5 million homeless. While families will never be rebuilt nor the trauma forgotten, interviews with survivors from the devastated coastline of Indonesia show how aid from people across the world led to an improvement in living standards.

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  2. Tsunami anniversary: Envoys to flock AcehRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Nation

    At least 35 ambassadors and officials from several countries along with 34 international NGOs are scheduled to attend the 10-year commemoration of the deadly tsunami that hit Aceh on December 26, 2004. "So far, we have received confirmation from 35 ambassadors and 34 international agencies of their attendance at the 10th commemoration of the Aceh tsunami," head of the Aceh Tourism and Culture Service Office Muhammad Reza Pahlevi said in Banda Aceh as quoted by Antara news agency.

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  3. A Dream Born Out of SorrowRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Vida at the same shore where tsunami swept away her village she has forgiven the ocean and accepts it as a part of her life. Vida, 24, almost finishes her education in the Education Faculty majoring Biology in Aceh.

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  4. Remembering tsunami: Too many bodies to buryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this Dec. 30, 2004 photo, an Acehnese man rides a motorcycle past a line of dead bodies of Sunday's deadly tsunami in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia.

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  5. The WilliesIS it All Over but the Crisis?Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... - especially if they come like the proverbial bolt from the blue, as with the tsunami that hit Banda Aceh, Indonesia, two year's ago. This time, I'm angry because FEMA and other government agencies using tax dollars will rebuild these homes and the ...

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  6. New families give Asian tsunami survivors chance of second lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    People in Banda Aceh who lost loved ones during the Asian tsunami in 2004 have rebuilt their lives by starting new families. Rusli Abdul Rahman and his wife Fardhiah , both tsunami survivors, tell their story in Banda Aceh and show photos of their family members, in Indonesia's province Aceh that was worst hit by the 2004 disaster.

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  7. ACEH: Tsunami anniversary: Envoys to flock Aceh, IndonesiaRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    At least 35 ambassadors and officials from several countries along with 34 international NGOs are scheduled to attend the 10-year commemoration of the deadly tsunami that hit Aceh on December 26, 2004. "So far, we have received confirmation from 35 ambassadors and 34 international agencies of their attendance at the 10th commemoration of the Aceh tsunami," head of the Aceh Tourism and Culture Service Office Muhammad Reza Pahlevi said in Banda Aceh as quoted by Antara news agency.

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  8. Remembering Tsunami 2004: - I wanted to know'Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    The Star' s Wong Chun Wai was among the first foreign newsmen to arrive in tsunami-ravaged Aceh. This is his original report, updated and with a fresh perspective to mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy.

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  9. Remembering Tsunami 2004: Diary of a disaster psychiatristRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Words of advice: : Dr Andrew Mohanraj counselling a victim of the tsunami in Banda Aceh in 2005. - Photos: Dr Andrew Mohanraj When I arrived in Aceh, health workers were placed in temporary housing with great challenges that we in Malaysia are not used to.

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  10. 10 years later, pointing to a good tsunami recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | United Methodist Church

    When the Rev. Henry Leono surveyed Banda Aceh 18 days after a deadly tsunami all but obliterated the Indonesia city, he found the devastation difficult to accept.

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  11. Aceh Rebuilt Decade After Tsunami, But Scars RemainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    The Apung 1 barge, which was generating electricity offshore, was carried five kilometers by the tsunami and came to rest atop two houses. A damaged structure on a beach on the northwestern coast of Sumatra stands as testament to the force of the tsunami.

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  12. 10 years after the Indian Ocean tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ACEH, INDONESIA - JANUARY 8, 2005: An aerial shot shows devastation caused by the Indian Ocean tsunami. BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA - DECEMBER 11: An aerial view of coastal in Lampuuk prior to the ten year anniversary of the 2004 earthquake and tsunami on December 11, 2014.

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  13. Two brothers orphaned in St Stephen's Day Tsunami open children's home in Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Independent.ie

    Robert Forkan, 27, who was in Sri Lanka when the Boxing Day tsunami hit and lost both of his parents, Kevin and Sandra. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. 1 comment

  14. Memories 10 years later - Sun, 14 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... smashed boats filling its parking lot. The dome of a mosque - torn The atrium in the Tsunami Museum in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, which also serves as a public park. At the top are the flags of the countries that assisted in the tsunami recovery with ...

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  15. Remembering the 2004 tsunamiRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Telegram

    Ten years after a tsunami hit this city on Dec. 26, 2004, killing 167,000 people, roads and bridges have been rebuilt, there are houses on the beach, trees have grown back, and the millions of tons of debris that covered the island are gone. A sculpture of a giant wave marks Lambaro, one of four mass gravesites, where 46,000 bodies are buried.

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  16. Top travel photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... by motorised transport. Green trees line the shore on Lumpuuk beach, a few kilometers south of Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Although this area was devastated by the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, it offers a tranquil retreat for tourists today. Dara Umarra, ...

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  17. Tsunami ten years on: Rebuilding after one of the worst natural disasters in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Metro

    2014: The Banda Aceh mosque still stands today Around 1am on Boxing Day 2004 a shift the the Earth's tectonic plates off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, sparked one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history. The resulting earthquake - measuring as high as 9.1 on the Richter scale, and caused by the Indian Plate sliding under the Burma Plate - had an epicentre 19 miles below sea level and unleashed tidal surges that struck most land masses bordering the Indian Ocean.

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  18. 10th Anniversary of Devastating TsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | ABC News

    ... file photo (top) taken on Jan. 16, 2005 of a partly damaged mosque in the Lampuuk coastal district of Banda Aceh, Indonesia, where surrounding houses were wiped out in the aftermath of the massive Dec. 26, 2004 tsunami and the same location ... 1 comment

  19. Indonesia images show how country has been rebuilt a decade on from tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Daily Mail

    The Boxing Day tsunami in 2004 killed more than 230,000 people in 14 countries, when waves up to 100ft high swept in over Southeast Asia, displacing millions and destroying infrastructure worth billions. The worst hit country, the archipelago nation of Indonesia, suffered more death and destruction than any other, when the Indian Ocean earthquake was followed by a tsunami on December 26, 2004.

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  20. Remembering the 2004 tsunami in Banda AcehRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Tribune

    Ten years after a tsunami hit this city on Dec. 26, 2004, killing 167,000 people, roads and bridges have been rebuilt, there are houses on the beach, trees have grown back, and the millions of tons of debris that covered the island are gone. But for a first-time visitor, reminders of the disaster seem to be everywhere.

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