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Tsunami -- Understanding and Helping Original satellite photos courtesy of Digital Globe.

Tsunami -- Understanding and Helping

Web resources to aid in understanding the recent tragedy.

By Clayton Dube

Information on the Natural Disaster and the Ensuing Crisis

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.

2004 Indian Ocean earthquake: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Asian Governments

Asian Newspapers

News Aggregators

British Broadcasting Company

New York Times

United Nations

United States Government
National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration

World Health Organization

World Bank

Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters

Center for International Disaster Information

Images and Maps

Blogs

AsiaMedia

Asia Institute