1 of 7 Aid has finally reached the devastated Indonesian town of Meulaboh, close to the epicentre of Sunday's huge earthquake.
2 of 7 Those who survived the quake and tsunamis it triggered have also had to manage for six days with little food, water or medicine. Some have resorted to eating leaves to stay alive, according to reports.
3 of 7 Many are taking what possessions they can, and leaving the town in search of help.
4 of 7 When aid finally arrived to a lucky few on Friday, for many it was their first meal since the quake.
5 of 7 It is still a huge task getting relief supplies to survivors in this remote western region of Sumatra, as much of the infrastructure has been destroyed.
6 of 7 At least 10,000 people are thought to have died in Meulaboh, a town of 50-90,000 people, although accurate figures may never be known.
7 of 7 But at least one resident was anxious to prove that not everyone had perished in this stricken town. "Please let people know that we are still alive," one man told AFP.