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Ie Beuna - The Mother Wave

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Indonesia – Sumatra – Aceh – Kuala Do – Suryiani, 45-years-old standing amidst the coconut trees that were completely immerged in the waves that took away her husband and her 9-year-old daughter on the 24th of December 2004.  The tsunami claimed 70 of the 150 lives of Kuala Do. As a matter of precaution, the village was rebuilt behind the new coastal road, at the foot of a nearby hill where people could take refuge in case of another tsunami.