Humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake

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The humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake of a magnitude of 9.3 was prompted by one of the worst natural disasters of modern times.wikipedia
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2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami

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The humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake of a magnitude of 9.3 was prompted by one of the worst natural disasters of modern times.
The plight of the affected people and countries prompted a worldwide humanitarian response, with donations totaling more than US$14 billion.

Australia Unites: Reach Out to Asia

The telethon raised money for World Vision, as a part of the humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.

Operation Unified Assistance

2004 Indian Ocean earthquake
Operation Unified Assistance was the American military's humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.

Catholic Relief Services

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As part of the massive, worldwide humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, Catholic Relief Services donated $190 million to fund a five-year relief and reconstruction effort to help 600,000 victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.

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Three years later, she sent money in response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunamis.

Humanitarian aid

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The humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake of a magnitude of 9.3 was prompted by one of the worst natural disasters of modern times.

Natural disaster

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The humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake of a magnitude of 9.3 was prompted by one of the worst natural disasters of modern times.

Earthquake

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On 26 December 2004, the earthquake, which struck off the northwest coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, generated a tsunami that wreaked havoc along much of the rim of the Indian Ocean.

Sumatra

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On 26 December 2004, the earthquake, which struck off the northwest coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, generated a tsunami that wreaked havoc along much of the rim of the Indian Ocean.

Tsunami

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On 26 December 2004, the earthquake, which struck off the northwest coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, generated a tsunami that wreaked havoc along much of the rim of the Indian Ocean.

Indonesia

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Particularly hard-hit were the countries of Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

India

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Particularly hard-hit were the countries of Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand. In wake of the disaster, Australia, India, Japan and the United States formed a coalition to coordinate aid efforts to streamline immediate assistance.

Sri Lanka

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Particularly hard-hit were the countries of Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Thailand

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Particularly hard-hit were the countries of Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Homelessness

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About 230,000 people were killed, tens of thousands more were injured, and 1.7 million became homeless and displaced.

Forced displacement

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About 230,000 people were killed, tens of thousands more were injured, and 1.7 million became homeless and displaced.

International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'

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Such was the global scope of the disaster that the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters was activated in quick succession by the French Civil Protection Agency, the Indian space agency ISRO, and by UNOOSA on behalf of UNOPS, thus providing a wide variety of humanitarian satellite imagery to aid and rescue organisations.

Indian Space Research Organisation

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Such was the global scope of the disaster that the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters was activated in quick succession by the French Civil Protection Agency, the Indian space agency ISRO, and by UNOOSA on behalf of UNOPS, thus providing a wide variety of humanitarian satellite imagery to aid and rescue organisations.

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

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Such was the global scope of the disaster that the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters was activated in quick succession by the French Civil Protection Agency, the Indian space agency ISRO, and by UNOOSA on behalf of UNOPS, thus providing a wide variety of humanitarian satellite imagery to aid and rescue organisations.

United Nations Office for Project Services

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Such was the global scope of the disaster that the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters was activated in quick succession by the French Civil Protection Agency, the Indian space agency ISRO, and by UNOOSA on behalf of UNOPS, thus providing a wide variety of humanitarian satellite imagery to aid and rescue organisations.

Australia

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In wake of the disaster, Australia, India, Japan and the United States formed a coalition to coordinate aid efforts to streamline immediate assistance.

Japan

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In wake of the disaster, Australia, India, Japan and the United States formed a coalition to coordinate aid efforts to streamline immediate assistance.

United States

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In wake of the disaster, Australia, India, Japan and the United States formed a coalition to coordinate aid efforts to streamline immediate assistance.