Note: The following appeal is now closed. You can support our ongoing work by donating to the Canadian Red Cross. The 9. Sri Lanka, the Indonesian province of Aceh, four states of southern India, the Maldives, Myanmar, and coastal areas of Thailand, Malaysia were the most severely affected. Latest human toll: The earthquake and tidal waves left more than , people dead, 1.
Where did the Indian Ocean tsunami aid money go?
Where did the Indian Ocean tsunami aid money go? | Global development | The Guardian
But where was it spent? And what was it spent on? The series of tsunamis on 26 December 10 years ago killed more than , people and left more than 2 million people homeless. Indonesia was hardest hit, followed by Sri Lanka and Thailand. Aid agencies say the response was unlike any they had seen before, particularly in the scale of donations from the public.
Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake
The humanitarian response to the Indian Ocean earthquake of a magnitude of 9. On 26 December , the earthquake , which struck off the northwest coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra , generated a tsunami that wreaked havoc along much of the rim of the Indian Ocean. About , people were killed, tens of thousands more were injured, and 1.
On Boxing Day , we witnessed one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in living memory. A massive earthquake triggered a series of devastating tsunamis that crashed onto the shorelines of 14 countries across the Indian Ocean. More than , people were killed and almost two million were left homeless. The scale of the disaster was something the modern world had never seen before. Thanks to your generous support, CARE was able to reach more than 1.