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Remembering The Indian Ocean Tsunami: A Memorial To The Individuals Who Died

PRINCE Charles laid a wreath at the memorial to the 155 British victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami at the Natural History Museum, London. It is estimated that more than 225,000 fell victim to the waves. It was such a huge loss of life that it’s impossible to take in. You need to see the individual to make any sense of it. You need to see the memorial and look at a name, any name, and wonder at the tragedy…

These images are evocative of the horror. Some of them are graphic. A side of human life is here. If you want to look…


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A faded missing poster searching for Helga Ecker of Austria clings to a palm tree near a destroyed hotel along the beachfront in Khao Lak, Thailand, Sunday, June 26, 2005. Khao Lak was one of the hardest hit areas in southern Thailand when a massive tsunami struck the area on Dec. 26, 2004. Sunday marks the six month anniversary of what many officials are calling the worst natural disaster of the century. More than 300, 000 are believed to have been killed throughout Asia in a massive tsunami on Dec. 26, 2004, that was triggered by an 8.2 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Indonesia. (AP Photo/David Longstreath)

Posted: 7th, July 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)