Aceh's towns and villages remember the terrible day when the tsunami struck

Published on 20 December 2009

Five years after the Boxing Day tsunami, Aceh's people are still recovering (..) Chris Clark, head of the World Food Programme;s logistic operations in the Aceh region, is optimistic that the improvements for the community made through the efforts of his and other aid agencies will be long-lasting. "People here are capable, knowledgeable and resilient and there's a strong work ethic," he said. "There's been a lot of change over the past five years. There's more vibrancy in the community. In the evening, shops are alive and people are active - and physical development has a lot to do with that."

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