Zahrul Fuadi
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The man who experienced two tsunamis

After surviving the tsunami in Aceh, Zahrul Fuadi was caught up in the disaster in Japan, making him perhaps unique in surviving two of the biggest tsunamis in recent history.

In the Aceh disaster, he and his family only escaped in time by piling on to a small motorbike and riding up to the hills.

Although the wave in Japan did not reach his home, Zahrul and his family suffered the after effects, and with no power or water, they moved to an evacuation centre.

Now back in Banda Aceh, he told Kate McGeown about his experiences.

  • 30 Mar 2011
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