Emergency and humanitarian action

10 years recovery from the 2004 tsunami

10 years of recovery after the 2004 tsunami

It has been a decade since the devastating tsunami hit this region with a vengeance claiming lives of close to 200 000 people, displacing more than 2 million from their homes and destroying /damaging huge areas of the natural environment and human built structures along the coast of 10 countries in South-East Asia and five countries in East Africa.

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Deaths close to

200 000 peoplefrom the 2004 tsunami

From relief to recovery

Health facilities destroyed

800
primary
and secondary health facilities

Moving beyond the tsunami