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Maps reflect general situation on 5 January 2005. Sources: United Nations, Governments of India, Indonesia, Thailand and Sri Lanka.

Worst affected districts are Phang Na, Ranong, Trang, Phuket and Krabi where more than 5,000 people, including many foreigners, are believed to have died. These provinces form the heart of Thailand's tourist industry. Some 27 hotel complexes in Phuket alone have been destroyed, the Thailand government reports.

At least 2,400 fishing boats have been destroyed and 54,000 farm animals killed, according to official Thai estimates. Some 6,000 houses, 50 schools and 19 government buildings are also reported to be damaged or destroyed.


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