Web resources to aid in understanding the recent tragedy.
The organizations below have produced useful information on the December 26, 2004 earthquake and tsunami that devastated several South and Southeast Asian nations. The initial death toll has been estimated at perhaps 150,000, but millions have been left injured, orphaned, homeless, jobless, and hungry. Basic water, nutrition, sanitation, and medical needs are not being met.
British Broadcasting Company
New York Times
United States Government
National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration
World Health Organization
Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters
Center for International Disaster Information
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Published: Sunday, January 02, 2005