Archive for May, 2005

Homecoming: Injured reunited with Nias family

Sunday, May 29th, 2005

Sunday, May 29, 2005 Upon the invitation of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), The Jakarta Post's Chisato Hara observed the organization's assisted voluntary return program in Medan, in Gunung Sitoli, Nias, and onboard the USNS Mercy off the coast of Nias. Adeli Zebua, 31, is still in pain from a leg injury he... »

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IOM helps Nias people get home

Sunday, May 29th, 2005

Sunday, May 29, 2005 The March 28 earthquake on Nias, off the western coast of Sumatra, devastated the island and its residents' lives, killing about 2,000 people and injuring hundreds of others. Dozens of international aid organizations, non-governmental organizations and government institutions working to recover Aceh responded immediately, sending emergency teams to Nias, and... »

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Nias residents face tough times

Friday, May 27th, 2005

Friday, May 27, 2005 MEDAN, North Sumatra: The Nias administration said on Thursday that some 8,000 people, many of whom had lost family and houses in a massive quake two months ago, were still living in temporary camps. Many of the displaced persons are suffering from various ailments, including respiratory diseases, according to Nias... »

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Slovakia sends aid to Aceh, Nias

Monday, May 9th, 2005

Monday, May 09, 2005 JAKARTA: Slovakia, a small Central European country, has sent 40 tons of humanitarian aid for Dec. 26 tsunami victims in Aceh and Nias Island in North Sumatra, the Slovakian Embassy said on Sunday. "A ship carrying 40 tons of humanitarian relief, including movable assets such as generator sets, field hospitals,... »

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