Month: June 2018

2004 – Boxing Day Earthquake and Tsunami

On the 26th December 2004, a 9.1 – 9.3 magnitude Earthquake ripped through the Indian Ocean when the Burma and Indian plate subducted. The result was a series of devastating Tsunamis with waves as high as 30 meters. It was one of the deadliest natural disasters ever recorded killing 280,000 people in its wake. In response Humanitarian …