Indian Ocean Tsunami

What we've learned, 10 years after the Indian Ocean tsunami that killed 250,000 people

The day after Christmas in 2004, a massive earthquake shook the ocean floor, sending a tsunami rippling through the Indian Ocean. When that surge reached the shore — from Thailand to Africa — it left more than 250,000 people missing or dead in 12 countries. Millions more lost their homes. Hermann Fritz, a renowned tsunami expert, did extensive research after the disaster, and he recently talked about the event a decade later.

Friday, December 19, 2014
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