The Web


Dear Rediff
The States
Information You Can Use

Home > News > Tsunami tragedy

   Death Toll
Bangladesh Myanmar East Africa India Indonesia Malaysia Maldives Sri Lanka Thailand
2 59 137 16,389 228, 948 74 82 43,832 8,506

December 31, 2004

TN limping back to normal; toll 6,238
Centre plans Integrated Relief Command for A&N
650 cremated in Car Nicobar
The Battering of Kanyakumari
Rs 100-cr assistance for AP
Indians contributing to relief efforts
5,000 missing: A&N officials fear the worst
Our heroes: Colachel's father figure
Kalam to donate money meant for New Year bash

December 30, 2004

Where to send relief material for Tamil Nadu
How you can help tsunami victims
See how a little training helps
Tsunami relief: Small change but big hearts
'Quake has redrawn world map'
UN launches $130 million tsunami appeal
Kids are tragic heroes of this disaster
Relief work far from satisfactory
15,000 may have died in the Andamans alone
Andhra, WB on alert
No cause for panic: Kapil Sibal
Moderate quake sparks panic in Indonesia
Panic after Centre issues fresh alert
Tsunami toll mounts to 1,18,000
4,000 troops in military's largest peacetime op
AIR triggers exodus from Nicobar
Killer waves hit tourism
Tsunami toll in Sri Lanka rises to 22,799
'We survived because we were up early'
'India has not spurned foreign aid...'

December 29, 2004

8 strong quakes hit Andaman & Nicobar islands
India, US to coordinate relief efforts
Relatives refuse to give up hope
'Every hour, every minute is important'
A day in the life of relief coordinator

Tsunamis: India to install special sensors
How you can help tsunami victims
Army team ready to fly to Sri Lanka
Rare Andamans tribes may have perished
Half the people of Car Nicobar still missing
900 IAF men, kin evacuated from Car Nicobar
Lanka: UNHCR to open local relief stock
Aussies donate prize money for relief
Long-term relief plan needed: FM tells states
Who will distribute all the aid pouring in?
43 Chinese tourists missing in Phuket
Kanyakumari: One grave, 378 bodies
Lord Attenborough loses granddaughter
Tsumani toll rises to 60,000
'Nicobar Island has an unbearable foul smell'
'Some villages are now part of the seashore'
Aid starts flowing into TN
Most missing fishermen in AP return home

December 28, 2004

AFS Carnic base commander left with just vest, pyjamas, chappal
Tsunami wrecks frontline IAF base
Nicobar island still inaccessible
At Marina, the sea is calm as if nothing happened
A tribute to the little Teresas of Colachel
Centre intensifies relief operations
Cricket killed TN's budding Sachins, Irfans
'A worse tragedy brewing in TN'
BJP unveils fund, adopt-a-village plan
Tsunami: Toll mounts to 27,400
Search operations continue in AP, toll 96
No one can predict a tsunami: ISRO chief
Sonia calls for all possible help
HUDCO floats Rs 2,000 crore relief fund
Velankanni: Deaths in the churchyard!
Call for biggest aid mobilisation ever
'Setting up warning system tough'
Toll in Thailand may cross 2,000
3000 stilll missing in Andamans
TN, Pondy account for 4,500 dead
Nagapattinam turns into mass burial ground
'25,000 may have died in Indonesia alone'
Tsunami after-shocks: Panic in Kerala
Tropical paradise islands are worst hit
Settle claims fast, govt tells insurance firms

December 27, 2004

Armed forces lead relief efforts
PM, Sonia to visit affected areas in AP
How you can help tsunami victims
India to import tsunami detector
'Everything happened in 5 minutes'
Deathly hush hangs over Port Blair
'India needs sensors to detect tsunamis'
2 Indians among 840 dead in Thailand
Tsunami: More than 22,000 dead
Toll in Pondy goes up to 377
212 AP fishermen still missing
'Entire village has disappeared'
Tsunami: Over 100 soldiers dead
Tsunami: Thai King's grandson killed
Where were you when Nature struck?
Centre to announce monetary relief
'I saw sea eat my wife, kids'
IA evacuates tourists from Andaman & Nicobar Islands
'Coast Guard was the first to react'
PM seeks contributions for relief work
Red Cross accepting aid for tsunami victims
3,000 dead in Andaman and Nicobar
Centre promises all help to states
More than 73 dead in AP, 1200 missing
Tsunami toll over 120 in Kerala
India not part of global warning system
4,850 die, 1 million homeless in Lanka
Tsunami who? India caught unawares

December 26, 2004

PM seeks contributions for flood relief
`Earthquakes do not give prior warning'
Holy dip ends in a watery grave
Centre deputes emergency medical relief teams
Chronology of earthquakes in 2004
Ship sails for Lakshadweep with 360 passengers
PM assures all central help
Quake snaps link with Nicobar Islands, Campbell Bay
Chennai residents yet to recover from shock
AP to give Rs 100,000 to bereaved families
Huge waves in Orissa coast; no casualty
Tsunamis claim 86 lives in Kerala
Tourists stranded at Kanyakumari
Patil, Aiyar, Maran to visit affected states
Tsunamis kill thousands in Asia
Centre sends relief to A&N, Lanka
Tsunamis claim 65 lives in Pondicherry
Oil exploration halted in East coast
What is a Tsunami?
Kalpakkam atomic power station safe
Tsunami hits south India
Quake hits Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Tidal waves hit Sri Lanka, over 200 dead
Tidal waves lash eastern India, several dead



Here's how YOU can help
Info on Tamil Nadu
External Link: Resources, aid, donations, volunteers
Helpline Numbers

Donate through GiveIndia

Message Board

Where were you when nature struck?

'I saw sea eat my wife, kids'
'We loved the sea, now we hate it'
'Entire village disappeared'
'Some old buildings in Port Blair collapsed'

The heroes by the sea
Tsunamis: Picking up the threads
Hope and Succour
The Battering of Kanyakumari
Anguish, despair, hope
Friends in need
Death by the sea
Tsunamis devastate India

A short history of quakes
Quake causes havoc in India


'Similar quake may not happen this century'
'We want to reach out to every island'
No rescue for Andamans' rare tribes yet
'No UN team sent to India'
'Quakes don't kill, human error does'


Another Bhopal in Tamil Nadu?
The story of a great escape


My future in a pyre
Party time for the UN
Prevent, prepare & protect
Abysmal failure to check nature's fury

What Experts Say

'There was no warning at all'

Expect after-shocks for 3-4 days

External Link

National Disaster Mgmt
The last of the aboriginals

Article Tools Email this article
Write us a letter

Copyright © 2004 rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.