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Tsunami: Five Years On

Documentary telling the powerful story of how the survivors of the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004 have tried to rebuild their lives.

The Boxing Day tsunami of 2004 was just the beginning, for those who survived. A massive earthquake caused a tidal wave that killed a quarter of a million people, but many millions more found their lives changed forever. This documentary tells the powerful story of how the survivors have tried to rebuild their lives.

In Thailand, a mother fights property developers to protect the memory of her drowned daughter. While in Indonesia, villagers now live under strict religious law in the belief that the catastrophe was a judgement from God.

1 hour

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Wed 27 Jan 2010 21:00

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