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Aceh's towns and villages remember the terrible day when the tsunami struck

Date Published: 
12/21/2009
Summary: 

Five years after the Boxing Day tsunami, Aceh's people are still recovering (..) Chris Clark, head of the World Food Programme;s logistic operations in the Aceh region, is optimistic that the improvements for the community made through the efforts of his and other aid agencies will be long-lasting. "People here are capable, knowledgeable and resilient and there's a strong work ethic," he said. "There's been a lot of change over the past five years. There's more vibrancy in the community. In the evening, shops are alive and people are active - and physical development has a lot to do with that."