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Another house damaged by Tsunami  
   

Another house damaged by Tsunami

There are alot of houses in ruins, that probably won't be restored.
Tsunami Relief Work

October 18th 2005
We arrived in Sri Lanka 10 months after the Boxing Day Tsunami that claimed 30,000 lives in Sri Lanka alone. Many people are still “missing” and half a million have been displaced. Evidence of the devastation is visible everywhere along the coastline. Many houses are completely or partially destroyed. Remains of fishing boats are strewn up to several kilometers inland and in Hambantota we ... read more
Asia » Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Flag The Sinhalese arrived in Sri Lanka late in the 6th century B.C., probably from northern India. Buddhism was introduced beginning in about the mid-third century B.C., and a great civilization developed at the cities of Anuradhapura (kingdom from circa... ... read more
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