Samoa: Tsunami Aftermath by Jocelyn Carlin

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The Seabreeze resort at Aufaga in the Aleipata tourist district, which was completely destroyed by the tsunami. Guests at the resort were able to scramble up the steep drive to higher ground, while the owner Wendy Booth said she and her husband hung on to a railing and survived. More than 170 people died when a tsunami triggered by an 8.3 magnitude earthquake hit Samoa and neighbouring Pacific islands on 29/09/2009. Samoa (formerly known as Western Samoa)..