One Year on – Tsunami & Politics


Sri Lankans pray, a year after the tsunami Asia remembers tsunami disaster with prayer, silence

Sri Lanka has been praised for its progress

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/4548832.stm

At the beginning of this year, just after the tsunami had swept into parts of Asia, I said that the effects of natural disasters extended into politics and predicted the impact of this one in Sri Lanka and Indonesia, the two countries hardest hit and both experiencing civil conflict.

 

Earthquakes shake up governments

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4142875.stm

 

Tsunami: Anatomy of a disaster

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/4381395.stm

 

India remembers tsunami victims
 
 
British "Angel of the Beach" closes tsunami rites
 
KHAO LAK, Thailand (Reuters) – British schoolgirl Tilly Smith, dubbed the "Angel of the Beach" for saving scores of lives during the December 26 tsunami, returned on Monday to commemorate the anniversary with a poem.
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