Thai soldiers comfort a woman who lost family members in the tsunami which struck South Asia on 26/12/2004. Up to 3,000 people, half the population, were feared dead in the fishing village of Baan Nam Kem.
An underwater earthquake measuring 9 on the Richter scale triggered a series of tidal waves which caused devastation when they struck dry land. 12 countries were affected by the tsunami, with a combined death toll of over 150,000. © Fredrik Naumann