World Crisis Database

  • Type: Natural Disaster
  • Location: Indonesia
Economic Impact
  • 4400000000 USD
Human Impact
  • Deaths: 187000
  • Injured: 0
  • Missing: 43000
  • Displaced: 300000
Resources Needed
  • professionals
  • medical supplies
  • food
  • money
  • reconstruction organizations
  • clean water
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Indian Ocean Tsunami

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Summary

The Indian Ocean Tsunami was caused by an underwater earthquake that triggered a series of tsunamis along the coasts of landmasses bordering the Indian Ocean.

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