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The Asian tsunami 2004 : a huge wave kills thousands

Author: John Townsend
Publisher: Oxford : Raintree, ©2006.
Series: When disaster struck.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first signs - Casualties throughout the region - Amazing survivors - Response from other countries - Children affected by the tsunami - Cost of the disaster.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Children's fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Townsend
ISBN: 1406202916 9781406202915 1406203017 9781406203011
OCLC Number: 225229251
Description: 56 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: A huge wave kills thousands: far below the sea --
When the wave struck: just another day --
What was known? --
The first signs --
On the beaches --
The first casualties: the damage in Indonesia --
The wave reaches Thailand --
The waves reach Sri Lanka --
The damage in India and the Maldives --
Survivors: amazing escapes --
Days at sea --
Steve's story --
Under the rubble --
The world responds: to the rescue --
A race against time --
Within weeks --
Months later --
Children of the tsunami: a disaster of the young --
Orphans of the waves --
Found --
The cost of the disaster: how much? --
Paying the price --
A knock-on effect --
Timeline.
Series Title: When disaster struck.
Responsibility: John Townsend.

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On the morning after Christmas, 2004, scientists detected a major earthquake in the Indian Ocean. This tsunami would leave about 280,000 people dead and 1.5 million children homeless. Timelines, a  Read more...

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