[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Tuesday, 4 January, 2005, 16:31 GMT
In pictures: Waiting for rescue
Black Hawk, Galle
1 of 10
Red Cross workers race to get relief supplies from the crew of a US helicopter in Galle, Sri Lanka.
Elephant in Aceh
2 of 10
In Aceh, the Indonesian province that bore the brunt of the tsunami, an elephant makes light work of heavy debris.
Acehnese women
3 of 10
Acehnese women wait in line for a delivery of fresh drinking water from Australian soldiers.
Karachi navy ship
4 of 10
Governments have sent their armed forces to assist. Here, Pakistani naval officers pray aboard their vessel in Karachi before embarking on an aid mission.
Girl forages for driftwood
5 of 10
An Indian girl forages for driftwood amid the debris, as fishing communities try to recover.
Girl waits for food
6 of 10
Despite their steps towards self-reliance, thousands of survivors - such as this girl in India - still depend on food hand-outs for their survival.
Waving from the beach, Nagapattinam
7 of 10
Repaired fishing boats prove they are sea-worthy once more, bringing a smile to the faces of these fishermen in Nagapattinam, India.
Family in north-eastern Sri Lanka
8 of 10
Sri Lanka suffered the most from the disaster, after Indonesia. A family in the island's north-east, controlled by Tamil rebels, awaits aid in its battered house.
Thai soldier with child
9 of 10
A Thai soldier cradles a western child - almost half the disaster's victims in Thailand are thought to have been holidaying foreigners.
Burning debris
10 of 10
Tsunami debris burns on the beaches of southern India. Thousands who lost everything to the invading sea waters are asking what the future holds.


News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific