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2004 tsunami and the fight against disaster amnesia

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Banda Aceh, ACEH | Wed, December 26 2012 | 10:12 am

PREMIUM The eighth anniversary of the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami will fall on Dec. 26. The disastrous event effected many changes not only in Indonesia, but also in the international disaster management paradigm.

Nevertheless, eight years after the event, unintentional or intentional actions by communities and government agencies seem to have led to a downgrade in the awareness of and prepar...