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THE ASIAN TSUNAMI

26TH DECEMBER 2004

A tsunami is a series of waves created when a body of water (e.g. an ocean) is quickly displaced.
CAUSES OF THE ASIAN TSUNAMI

Earthquakes happen when tectonic plates suddenly move against each other. On 26th December
2004, the largest earthquake for over 40…

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Number of children affected: Around a third of the dead are children, and 1.5 million
have been wounded, displaced or lost families.




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