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A major climatological disaster caused by an earthquake with a magnitude of 9.1 to 9.3 on the Richter scale, caused by subduction which triggered a series of devastating tsunami along the coasts of most land masses bordering the Indian Ocean, killing at least 230,000 people in 11 countries, and inundating coastal communities with waves up to 30 meters/100 feet high. It was one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history
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Manila, Muharram 6, 1435, Nov 9, 2013, SPA -- A United Nations disaster official on Saturday likens the devastation from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines to the 2004 Asian tsunami that killed more than 220,000 people, according to dpa.
Mohammed has previously raised money for the Asian Tsunami, Bangladesh Cyclone, Pakistan floods, famine in Somalia, Palestine and Gaza.
THE Irish Red Cross failed to manage the number of donations it received in the aftermath of the Asian tsunami, a report has found.
BUDDHIST monks chanted on white-sand beaches in Thailand and thousands prayed at mosques in Indonesia to mark the fifth anniversary of the Asian tsunami that left 230,000 people dead.
THE British Red Cross have devised an online challenge to mark the fifth anniversary of the Asian tsunami which claimed more than 230,000 lives.
In a tie-up with the PTWC following the 2004 Asian tsunami that killed more than 200,000 people, the JMA currently supplies tsunami watch information to 26 countries along the Indian Ocean as well as 11 countries located in the northwestern Pacific region.
The Andaman Islands were badly hit by the 2004 Asian tsunami which was triggered by an earthquake off the Indonesian island of Sumatra and sent giant waves crashing into countries around the Indian Ocean.
Financial controller Thomas Watson even pocketed pounds 690 raised by staff to help victims of the 2005 Asian tsunami Dad-of-two Watson, married for 34 years, was a client of Soho-based escort James Mannion, 34, since 1999.
The Asian tsunami of 2004 wasn't the worst possible, and warning systems in the area are still insufficient, warns a new report.
Seaton Sluice First School, New Hartley First School and Seaton Delaval First School all took part in the project supported by Astley Community High School, which started the Sri Lanka link work following the Asian tsunami 2004.
THREE years after the Asian tsunami, aid organisations in the region believe there is plenty of work still to do despite success in rebuilding ravaged communities.
THREE years after the Asian tsunami, aid organisations believe there is plenty of work still to do despite success in rebuilding ravaged communities.
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