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The Queen Mary, Long Beach, California, USA. stock photo
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Marina del Rey, Los Angeles, California, USA. stock photo
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Vinyard with water tower, Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California, USA. stock photo
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Vinyard with water tower, Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California, USA. stock photo
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Death Valley, California, USA. stock photo
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Mineral formations at Mono Lake, California, USA. stock photo
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Mineral formations at Mono Lake, California, USA. stock photo
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California coastline, south of Monterey, California, USA. stock photo
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Mineral formation at Mono Lake, California, USA. stock photo
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Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, California, USA. stock photo
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Mineral formations at Mono Lake, California, USA. stock photo
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Mineral formation at Mono Lake, California, USA. stock photo
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INDONESIA Woman collecting water drinking water from a tank. 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.  stock photo
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INDONESIA Using a shallow well. 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.  stock photo
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INDONESIA Laboratroy for testing drinking water. 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.  The lab terchnician explains: "Every house well gets tested. UNICEF originally helped set up the lab to support other NGOs in the area,  and now CRS helps pay staff salaries and provides us with equipment. The lab coordinates its activities with the local government.  The water in local wells is quite contaminated,  especially with Arsenic,  as well as Nitrates,  Nitrites,  Iron,  Manganese and Fluoride. The water became salinated after the Tsunami. We test here both the water from shallow and deep wells."   stock photo
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INDONESIA Laboratroy for testing drinking water. 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.  The lab terchnician explains: "Every house well gets tested. UNICEF originally helped set up the lab to support other NGOs in the area,  and now CRS helps pay staff salaries and provides us with equipment. The lab coordinates its activities with the local government.  The water in local wells is quite contaminated,  especially with Arsenic,  as well as Nitrates,  Nitrites,  Iron,  Manganese and Fluoride. The water became salinated after the Tsunami. We test here both the water from shallow and deep wells."   stock photo
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INDONESIA Laboratroy for testing drinking water. 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.  The lab terchnician explains: "Every house well gets tested. UNICEF originally helped set up the lab to support other NGOs in the area,  and now CRS helps pay staff salaries and provides us with equipment. The lab coordinates its activities with the local government.  The water in local wells is quite contaminated,  especially with Arsenic,  as well as Nitrates,  Nitrites,  Iron,  Manganese and Fluoride. The water became salinated after the Tsunami. We test here both the water from shallow and deep wells."   stock photo
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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
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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
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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
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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
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INDONESIA Using a shallow well. 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.  stock photo
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INDONESIA Temporary latrines and water tank for tsunami survivors. 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.  stock photo
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INDONESIA 70-year-old Hasana a TSUNAMI survivo lives with 4-year-old grand daughter Aniah Nabila,  who still suffers severe trauma from the experience and having lost her parents. 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.  Hasana’s testimony:  "I was selling vegetables in the market at the time of the Tsunami,  and ran to the nearby mosque to shelter. I lost my daughter and older grandson. Anisah is the only grandchild who survived. She was found floating in water and was brought back to the village. We have already been 3 months in this (CRS)  house,  and it is comfortable. We have a shallow well,  but the water is not really good. Drinking water gets delivered to the community by truck,  for now."   stock photo
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INDONESIA 20-year-old Hendry is a young driver and survivor of the tsunami. 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.  Hendry’s testimony: "Our vans leave every hour until 8 pm. I was in this terminal when the Tsunami struck. At first we felt the earthquake,  but didnt know that water would follow,  15 minutes later.  We just sat here after the earthquake,  then started to hear people screaming and running towards us from the beach. We got up and ran too,  and headed towards a hill nearby as we saw the water come flooding in. It has taken a long time to get over it,  but now life is back to normal again,  thank God!"   stock photo
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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
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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
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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
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INDONESIA 7-year-old Amalul Alif(orange check shirt) lives nearby in a CRS house registered in his own name. He lost both parents to the Tsunami,  but now lives in the house with an aunt,  29-year-old Fitriah.   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.  Fitriah’s testimony: "The water rushed in from 7 km away,  coming from two sides and hitting us with a clapping motion. It was devastating. I was in the volleyball court at the time. I have no idea how I survived. It was like a dream. I dont know how long I was under water. I was holding on to my daughters T-shirt. I still get afraid whenever I hear a strong wind or feel an earth tremor. The Tsunami sounded like an airplane,  plus the sound of people screaming!"   stock photo
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INDONESIA 7-year-old Amalul Alif(orange check shirt) lives nearby in a CRS house registered in his own name. He lost both parents to the Tsunami,  but now lives in the house with an aunt,  29-year-old Fitriah.   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.  Fitriah’s testimony: "The water rushed in from 7 km away,  coming from two sides and hitting us with a clapping motion. It was devastating. I was in the volleyball court at the time. I have no idea how I survived. It was like a dream. I dont know how long I was under water. I was holding on to my daughters T-shirt. I still get afraid whenever I hear a strong wind or feel an earth tremor. The Tsunami sounded like an airplane,  plus the sound of people screaming!"   stock photo
         
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