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Nation 19 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

MRCS shifts focus to sending aid fast

The Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS) has received RM10.65mil in cash donations since the start of collections for the victims of the Dec 26 tsunami.

Nation 15 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Fong: Reward workers who joined rescue ops

Companies whose workers were involved in search and rescue efforts during the recent tsunami disaster have been urged to reward these employees.

Nation 10 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Disaster rouses sleepy town

The tsunami that struck 10 coastal villages in Kota Kuala Muda here on Dec 26 has transformed Kota Kuala Muda town from a 'sleepy hollow' to a bustling hamlet.

Nation 10 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

89 relief workers return from Aceh

The first batch of 89 humanitarian relief aid workers from Malaysia returned from a 10-day search and rescue operation in Aceh on Saturday night.

Nation 09 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

250 police officers leave for Banda Aceh

A total of 250 police personnel from various units will be sent to Banda Aceh to provide assistance to the tsunami victims. The first batch of 125 personnel left for the devastated Indonesian province yesterday afternoon.

Nation 08 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Group to search for survivors in Aceh's east coast

They called their group #8216;The Waves of Mercy#8217; and they are on a search and rescue mission to look for survivors and victims along the eastern shores of devastated Aceh that are difficult to reach by land.

Nation 06 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Doctors volunteering for Aceh duty

Offers to provide medical aid to tsunami-hit Aceh have been coming in thick and fast to the Yayasan Salam Malaysia office in Petaling Jaya, with most of it from medical professionals.

AseanPlus News 06 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

US ‘build-up’ biggest in region since Vietnam War

THE picture of a US Air Force pilot carrying an injured boy from a helicopter in Aceh took the whole front page of the popular I>New York Post/I>. This and scores of other pictures drove home the point that many of the victims of the disaster were children.

Nation 06 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Foetus floating among bodies

b>Sira Habibu in Thailand:/b>The tsunami waves have subsided but families continue to suffer from the aftershocks as they comb, dig and rummage through the debris for loved ones lost in the disaster.

Nation 06 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Harrowing ordeal of Aceh’s child victims

b>Chin Mui Yoon in Indonesia:/b>Six-year-old Maula Saputra was found beneath piles of rubble where she was trapped for 10 hours after her home in Kampung Lhonga collapsed when the tsunami struck on Dec 26.