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Indonesia Tsunami 2004

December 26, 2004 “Indonesia tsunami 2004 tectonic earthquake measuring 8.5 magnitude centered in the Indian Ocean (LU 2.9 and 95.6 BT at a depth of 20 km (in the sea is about 149 km south of Meulaboh, ). The earthquake was accompanied by a tidal wave (tsunami) that swept some offshore areas in (Aceh and North Sumatra), Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Maldives and Thailand.

According to the Emergency Relief Coordinator of the United Nations (UN), Jan Egeland, the death toll from the storm tsunami in 13 countries (up to week 2/1) reached 127 672 people. But the death toll in Southeast Asia, South Asia and East Africa that are not will never be known, estimated at least 150,000 people. The UN estimates that most of the additional deaths in Indonesia. Because the majority of incoming humanitarian aid hampered because there are many isolated areas.

Meanwhile, data on the number of deaths in the province of Aceh and North Sumatra, according to the Ministry of Social Affairs (11.01.2005) are 105 262 people. Meanwhile, according to news agency Reuters, the number of victims of the tsunami was estimated at 168 183 people with the most casualties suffered by Indonesia, 115 229 (as of Sunday, 16.1.2005). While the total injured as many as 124 057 people, including an estimated 100,000 people experienced in Aceh and North Sumatra.

Iitulah grim story 5 years ago that occurred in late 2004. However, as time went on, all the repairs go on. At least, that is read and heard in the mass media.

However, the irony, it still looks the barracks are inhabited, such as along the river Krueng Aceh, known by Barak Bakoy. Indeed we can not guess what happened? With the abundant fund, supported by human resources multi-culture, high intelligence, but these were served before us. Weird ..

Barak bakoy is one proof of the story of the past that still exist, may also still exist-bakoy bakoy other authors who have not had time to know.

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