Archive for April 9th, 2005

Nias people told to remain calm

Saturday, April 9th, 2005

Saturday, April 09, 2005 JAKARTA: Vice President Jusuf Kalla told Nias and North Sumatra people to remain calm despite rumors that a tsunami was imminent in the area. "Rumors are everywhere … in Nias, Padang and along the west coast of Sumatra. The government always advises the people not to panic," he said on... »

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Surfers stay away after Nias quake

Saturday, April 9th, 2005

Saturday, April 09, 2005 Evi Mariani, The Jakarta Post/Teluk Dalam, Nias Sorake beach in Southern Nias is like heaven for surfers due to its waves that characteristically break from right to left, creating a long tube. However, since the March 28 earthquake, nobody but a few local boys has ridden the waves. Most of... »

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After Nias, where next?

Saturday, April 9th, 2005

Saturday, April 09, 2005 Today, just under two weeks after a huge earthquake demolished their homes, burying hundreds of men, women and children in their sleep, the people of Nias are still struggling to rebuild their lives. As of this weekend, many bodies were still under the rubble, unrecovered due to a lack of... »

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