Entries from 'Galle'
Location of Relief: Galle, Sri Lanka
Date of Relief: February to Apr 2005
Nature of Relief: Recce Team resulting in development of Food Distribution, Children’s program and Post Traumatic Stress Counseling.
Team member: Michael Teh, Daniel Wee, John, Suan, Steve Loh, Dr Tjan Soon Yin
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake magnitude of 9.1 & 9.3 was an undersea mega thrust earthquake that occurred on Sunday, December 26, 2004, with an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. The quake resulted in a tsunami along the coasts of most landmasses bordering the Indian Ocean, killing over 230,000 people in fourteen countries, and inundating coastal communities with waves up to 30 meters (100 feet) high.…