New Internationalist

On the anniversary of the Tsunami

December 2005

A graveyard in the sand dunes outside the village of Manatkadu, northern Sri Lanka, containing 73 victims of the Tsunami. Most survivors live in a temporary camp nearby. ‘For months afterwards, all you could hear in the camp was the sound of weeping,’ said one villager. From ‘Every time I see the sea…’, an exhibition in London by Christian Aid to mark the anniversary of the Tsunami. For more information: www.christianaid.org.uk

This column was published in the December 2005 issue of New Internationalist. To read more, buy this issue or subscribe.

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