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Photovoices International
Jul 20

The Environment and Indonesian Communities: Part 1

In Indonesia illegal logging and forest degradation destroy nearly 1 million hectares of forest each year, endangering indigenous species, threatening livelihoods, and contributing to harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

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Built Back Better: Banda Aceh 10 Years Later

Jul 19, 2014
When the Indian Ocean tsunami struck on December 26, 2004, it took the lives of 230,000 people – making it one of deadliest natural disasters in recorded history. President Clinton joined President George H.W. Bush to help with recovery efforts, and then at the request of U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, continued to support recovery efforts with U.N. Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery.

10 Years Later: Reflecting on Our Tsunami Recovery Efforts

Jul 19, 2014
December 26, 2004, is a day I will never forget. I was living in New York, working at UNICEF headquarters. On the early hours of that Sunday I was called into the office to get to work on earthquake and tsunami relief. Little did we know in those first hours how profound the disaster was. We watched in horror the images of the tsunami striking Banda Aceh.