sprague photo stock
A new version of our web site, optimized for FireFox, Safari and Google Chrome, is available. Please click here to switch to the new version.
< Previous Photo
    Next Photo >

06id103
Disaster
INDONESIA 54-year-old Asiah Mohammed lives with her 10-year-old grandson Yudi Bahagia, both tsunami survivors. Photograph taken in Banda Aceh, mid-December 2006, 2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour. Asiah’s testimony: "I sell vegetables in the market, and on the Tsunami day I felt the earthquake, then soon after the water came rushing in and I held on to a coconut tree. But the tree was pulled out by its roots and the water swept me away. I lost 4 children, 2 grandchildren, in-lawsŠa total of 8. Four of us now live in this new house, me, my two surviving sons (who work in the nearby quarry) and grandson Yudi. At first we lived in a barracks, but have been here 3 months. We will always have trauma in our hearts after the terrible Tsunami experience, but at least now we have a nice house."
+
INDONESIA 54-year-old Asiah Mohammed lives with her 10-year-old grandson Yudi Bahagia,  both tsunami survivors. Photograph taken in Banda Aceh,  mid-December 2006,  2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour.  Asiah's testimony: "I sell vegetables in the market,  and on the Tsunami day I felt the earthquake,  then soon after the water came rushing in and I held on to a coconut tree. But the tree was pulled out by its roots and the water swept me away. I lost 4 children,  2 grandchildren,  in-lawsŠa total of 8. Four of us now live in this new house,  me,  my two surviving sons (who work in the nearby quarry) and grandson Yudi.  At first we lived in a barracks,  but have been here 3 months. We will always have trauma in our hearts after the terrible Tsunami experience,  but at least now we have a nice house."  stock photo

Photo © Sean Sprague

To download image: right-click image and select "Save Picture as..."
(this is not a license to reproduce or distribute the image)

related photos

+
INDONESIA Ronald Safinaldy is one of the beneficiaries of a new house,  where he lives with his mother Rosmiati,  his wife and children.  Photograph taken in Meulaboh,  Aceh Province mid-December 2006,  2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour.  Ronald’s testimony: "We have been 5 months in our new home. Before that we lived in tents,  since the Tsunami wiped away our old home. When the Tsunami struck I was working in the fish market . At first we felt the earthquake,  then the water flooded in and we sheltered on the roof of the nearby mosque. CRS has served us well,  providing water from 2 sources. We get our drinking water through pipes from a bore hole,  and our water for bathing comes from shallow wells which they have dug for us."   stock photo
06id053 - INDONESIA Ronald Safinaldy is one of the beneficiaries of a new house, where he lives with his mother Rosmiati, his wife and children. Photograph taken in Meulaboh, Aceh Province mid-December 2006, 2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour. Ronald’s testimony: "We have been 5 months in our new home. Before that we lived in tents, since the Tsunami wiped away our old home. When the Tsunami struck I was working in the fish market . At first we felt the earthquake, then the water flooded in and we sheltered on the roof of the nearby mosque. CRS has served us well, providing water from 2 sources. We get our drinking water through pipes from a bore hole, and our water for bathing comes from shallow wells which they have dug for us."
+
INDONESIA Ronald Safinaldy is one of the beneficiaries of a new house,  where he lives with his mother Rosmiati,  his wife and children.  Photograph taken in Meulaboh,  Aceh Province mid-December 2006,  2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour.  Ronald’s testimony: "We have been 5 months in our new home. Before that we lived in tents,  since the Tsunami wiped away our old home. When the Tsunami struck I was working in the fish market . At first we felt the earthquake,  then the water flooded in and we sheltered on the roof of the nearby mosque. CRS has served us well,  providing water from 2 sources. We get our drinking water through pipes from a bore hole,  and our water for bathing comes from shallow wells which they have dug for us."   stock photo
06id054 - INDONESIA Ronald Safinaldy is one of the beneficiaries of a new house, where he lives with his mother Rosmiati, his wife and children. Photograph taken in Meulaboh, Aceh Province mid-December 2006, 2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour. Ronald’s testimony: "We have been 5 months in our new home. Before that we lived in tents, since the Tsunami wiped away our old home. When the Tsunami struck I was working in the fish market . At first we felt the earthquake, then the water flooded in and we sheltered on the roof of the nearby mosque. CRS has served us well, providing water from 2 sources. We get our drinking water through pipes from a bore hole, and our water for bathing comes from shallow wells which they have dug for us."
+
INDONESIA Ronald Safinaldy is one of the beneficiaries of a new house,  where he lives with his mother Rosmiati,  his wife and children.  Photograph taken in Meulaboh,  Aceh Province mid-December 2006,  2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour.  Ronald’s testimony: "We have been 5 months in our new home. Before that we lived in tents,  since the Tsunami wiped away our old home. When the Tsunami struck I was working in the fish market . At first we felt the earthquake,  then the water flooded in and we sheltered on the roof of the nearby mosque. CRS has served us well,  providing water from 2 sources. We get our drinking water through pipes from a bore hole,  and our water for bathing comes from shallow wells which they have dug for us."   stock photo
06id055 - INDONESIA Ronald Safinaldy is one of the beneficiaries of a new house, where he lives with his mother Rosmiati, his wife and children. Photograph taken in Meulaboh, Aceh Province mid-December 2006, 2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour. Ronald’s testimony: "We have been 5 months in our new home. Before that we lived in tents, since the Tsunami wiped away our old home. When the Tsunami struck I was working in the fish market . At first we felt the earthquake, then the water flooded in and we sheltered on the roof of the nearby mosque. CRS has served us well, providing water from 2 sources. We get our drinking water through pipes from a bore hole, and our water for bathing comes from shallow wells which they have dug for us."
+
INDONESIA Ronald Safinaldy is one of the beneficiaries of a new house,  where he lives with his mother Rosmiati,  his wife and children.  Photograph taken in Meulaboh,  Aceh Province mid-December 2006,  2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour.  Ronald’s testimony: "We have been 5 months in our new home. Before that we lived in tents,  since the Tsunami wiped away our old home. When the Tsunami struck I was working in the fish market . At first we felt the earthquake,  then the water flooded in and we sheltered on the roof of the nearby mosque. CRS has served us well,  providing water from 2 sources. We get our drinking water through pipes from a bore hole,  and our water for bathing comes from shallow wells which they have dug for us."   stock photo
06id059 - INDONESIA Ronald Safinaldy is one of the beneficiaries of a new house, where he lives with his mother Rosmiati, his wife and children. Photograph taken in Meulaboh, Aceh Province mid-December 2006, 2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour. Ronald’s testimony: "We have been 5 months in our new home. Before that we lived in tents, since the Tsunami wiped away our old home. When the Tsunami struck I was working in the fish market . At first we felt the earthquake, then the water flooded in and we sheltered on the roof of the nearby mosque. CRS has served us well, providing water from 2 sources. We get our drinking water through pipes from a bore hole, and our water for bathing comes from shallow wells which they have dug for us."
+
INDONESIA 36-year-old Rustam with wife and child,  tsunami survivors,  in their new home. Photograph taken in Aceh Province mid-December 2006,  2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour.  Rustam’s testimony: "I was in my house when the Tsunami struck at 8:30 in the morning. The water went right over the top of the houses and telephone poles.  I ran off with my wife,  two children and their grandmother. We made it to higher ground and survived. But I lost my brother,  aged 18,  who lived with us. We stayed for the first month at the local government office,  camped with many other villagers. Then we stayed a while in an army barracks. Conditions were very rough. Then we put together a wooden shack where we stayed for over a year. Now we have a nice new house provided by CRS,  and a shallow well for water."   stock photo
06id014 - INDONESIA 36-year-old Rustam with wife and child, tsunami survivors, in their new home. Photograph taken in Aceh Province mid-December 2006, 2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour. Rustam’s testimony: "I was in my house when the Tsunami struck at 8:30 in the morning. The water went right over the top of the houses and telephone poles. I ran off with my wife, two children and their grandmother. We made it to higher ground and survived. But I lost my brother, aged 18, who lived with us. We stayed for the first month at the local government office, camped with many other villagers. Then we stayed a while in an army barracks. Conditions were very rough. Then we put together a wooden shack where we stayed for over a year. Now we have a nice new house provided by CRS, and a shallow well for water."
+
INDONESIA 36-year-old Rustam with wife and child,  tsunami survivors,  in their new home. Photograph taken in Aceh Province mid-December 2006,  2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour.  Rustam’s testimony: "I was in my house when the Tsunami struck at 8:30 in the morning. The water went right over the top of the houses and telephone poles.  I ran off with my wife,  two children and their grandmother. We made it to higher ground and survived. But I lost my brother,  aged 18,  who lived with us. We stayed for the first month at the local government office,  camped with many other villagers. Then we stayed a while in an army barracks. Conditions were very rough. Then we put together a wooden shack where we stayed for over a year. Now we have a nice new house provided by CRS,  and a shallow well for water."   stock photo
06id010 - INDONESIA 36-year-old Rustam with wife and child, tsunami survivors, in their new home. Photograph taken in Aceh Province mid-December 2006, 2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour. Rustam’s testimony: "I was in my house when the Tsunami struck at 8:30 in the morning. The water went right over the top of the houses and telephone poles. I ran off with my wife, two children and their grandmother. We made it to higher ground and survived. But I lost my brother, aged 18, who lived with us. We stayed for the first month at the local government office, camped with many other villagers. Then we stayed a while in an army barracks. Conditions were very rough. Then we put together a wooden shack where we stayed for over a year. Now we have a nice new house provided by CRS, and a shallow well for water."
> more images
Keywords: INDONESIA 54-year-old Asiah Mohammed lives with her 10-year-old grandson Yudi Bahagia both tsunami survivors Photograph taken Banda Aceh mid-December 2006 years after the Tsunami December 26th 2004 devastated much the coastal region Taken illustrate reconstruction work and projects CRS (Catholic Relief Services) USA who sponsored the photo tour Asiah's testimony: "I sell vegetables the market and the Tsunami day felt the earthquake then soon after the water came rushing and held coconut tree But the tree was pulled out its roots and the water swept away lost children grandchildren in-lawsŠa total Four now live this new house two surviving sons (who work the nearby quarry) and grandson Yudi first lived barracks but have been here months will always have trauma our hearts after the terrible Tsunami experience but least now have nice house" Asia tsunami Catastrophe emergency aid housing architecture asia east asia eastern asia southeast asia asians asiatics south-east Indonesia 2006
© Sean Sprague
#06id101, Indonesia < Previous Photo
#06id101 - INDONESIA Tsunami survivor. Photograph taken in Banda Aceh, mid-December 2006, 2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour.
    Next Photo >
#06id104 - INDONESIA New house constructed after tsunami by CRS. Photograph taken in Banda Aceh, mid-December 2006, 2 years after the Tsunami of December 26th 2004 devastated much of the coastal region. Taken to illustrate reconstruction work and projects of CRS (Catholic Relief Services) of USA who sponsored the photo tour.
#06id104, Indonesia
Fine Art Prints About Us Contact Us Newsletter Mailing List Photo Index Advanced Search Links Borderlands Bookmark and Share
Photography © Sean or Nile Sprague. All Rights Reserved. No Reproduction Without Written Permission. Web Site by NileStyle
Use new version of web site