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In pictures: Aid reaches Aceh town
US Navy personnel from the USS Abraham Lincoln talk after touching down at the airport in Banda Aceh, 01 January 2005
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The US navy has despatched 12 helicopters to deliver aid to the devastated Indonesian province of Aceh.
 US Air Force crews load relief goods at the military airport in Jakarta, 01 January 2005
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Clean supplies of drinking water are what are most urgently needed.
 Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono inspects gas tanks and other relief supplies upon arrival at Banda Aceh airport, Saturday Jan.1, 2005
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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono inspected supplies at Banda Aceh airport before flying to the badly hit town of Meulaboh.
Drivers with trucks loaded with aid packages bound for Banda Aceh wait in a queue, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at Halim Air Force Base in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Trucks are also navigating Aceh's devastated infrastructure to deliver aid.
Survivors retrieve Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, their belongings from the devastated commercial district of Banda Aceh
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Those who have survived are trying to rescue what is left of their belongings.
A child staying at a refugee camp wears a mask made of a piece of fabric as they area is fumigated in Banda Aceh, 01 January 2005.
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The arriving supplies will help guard against illness which could threaten those who did survive the tsunami.


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