Beyond the Wave
Image Credit: Bernard Weil
Ibrahim smooths wet concrete onto pillars surrounding the Lampuuk Mosque on the outskirts of Banda Aceh. The mosque, located on a beach, withstood a direct hit from the tsunami that devastated coastal areas of the Indian Ocean. Repairing community infrastructure is vital to the relief effort. Aid agencies are rebuilding places of worship, schools, medical clinics, community centres, market areas, child-friendly spaces, roads and water systems along with homes for individual families.