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Children and the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

UNICEF. Evaluation Office

Children and the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami

evaluation of UNICEF"s response in Thailand (2005-2008) : evaluation report

by UNICEF. Evaluation Office

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Published by Evaluation Office, UNICEF in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination98 p. :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25055218M
LC Control Number2011305309

Within hours of the earthquake, killer waves radiating from the epicentre slammed into the coastline of 11 Indian Ocean countries, damaging countries from east Africa to Thailand, killing overpeople in fourteen countries, and inundating coastal communities with waves up to 30 meters 98 ft high. A tsunami may be less than a foot 30 centimeters in height on the surface of the open ocean, which is why they are not noticed by sailors. Shops and offices were closed, boats were not allowed to sail and flags were being flown at half staff throughout Aceh on Thursday and Friday. What am I doing on a godforsaken beach looking up a turtle's arse? In fact, many reportedly ran out to the exposed corals to collect fish, only to be killed when the waters came rushing back.

The capital and many tourist resorts in the Maldives were flooded. At 11 and 13, they were taken out of their British school when the family went initially to Goa, India. I'd lost too much of who I was. The tsunami had severe psychological and social consequences, as well as long-term negative environmental and development impacts. Others expected her to kill herself, and thought it strange when she didn't.

The quake itself was third-most powerful sinceexceeded only by the Great Chilean Earthquake of magnitude 9. On that Sunday morning, the family woke up to screams and huge waves crashing through their hotel rooms. The tsunami destroyed houses, schools, boats, resorts, transportation devices, and health facilities. A Thai woman handed over an offering of food for Buddhist monks presiding over the proceedings. You think you will go mad with wanting it back. When she regained consciousness, she was alone, the sole survivor of her family.


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They had enjoyed their time there until tragedy engulfed their family and the lives of so many others. The waves overran the low-lying Maldive Islandskilling people there, and then raced on to India and Sri Lanka, where an additional 53, perished about two hours after the earthquake.

Her writing surprised her by offering her something of that possibility. The milestone Hyogo Framework for Action covered the period from to Tourists in Thailand were seen wandering around photographing the scene.

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What does your husband do? Family and friends were looking, posting pictures on trees and railings, frantically searching. Sugeng Triutomo. Share via Email Sonali Deraniyagala, at home in New York: 'The book has allowed me to bring them close, to keep them close.

Mrs Rinaldiana was knocked unconscious. A lot of the areas that were hit were able to start recovering. Then, a series of four enormous waves crashed ashore, the highest recorded at 24 meters tall 80 feet. Nowhere are these lessons heeded more than in Calang. Asphalt roads have replaced dirt paths and signs advising of tsunami zones and evacuation routes are as commonplace as telephone poles in many coastal communities.

Step by step. The top of the wave moves faster than the bottom, causing the sea to rise dramatically. They were trying to reason with me, I was trying to be a ghost.

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When we meet now in her little apartment in west Greenwich Village, Sonali has the first hardback copies in a cardboard box by the door. Pointing to Padang and nearby coastal communities, Sieh said, "you would not save that many lives" if an Children and the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami book went out five or 10 minutes after a tsunami was generated offshore.

After the wave hit and swept her away from her family, she was able to grab hold of a tree with the aim of waiting for the tsunami to subside.

Within hours killer waves radiating from the earthquake zone slammed into the coastline of 11 Indian Ocean countries, snatching people out to sea, drowning others in their homes or on beaches, and demolishing property from Africa to Thailand. The game, called Earth Girl 2 in recognition of the fact that so many girls and women died during the tsunami, was launched this month and can be downloaded from iTunes.The Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami (also known as the Boxing Day Tsunami) occurred at UTC on 26 December, with an epicentre off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Benjamin Dix felt it was “a failure of the international system” when he was forced to abandon his job with the United Nations in northern Sri Lanka helping some of the thousands of Tamil people made homeless by the massive Indian Ocean tsunami of Find a huge variety of new & used Indian Ocean Tsunami books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices.

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