- Making News: Tsunami Update
The death toll from this week-s earthquake and tsunami continues to rise, and is now estimated to be as high as 80,000. Throughout the region, relief officials are racing to prevent the outbreak of diseases in the areas affected by the disaster. BBC correspondent Matthew Grant is in Nagapattnam in the State of Tamil Nadu, the hardest hit part of India.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Maldives at Risk
The Maldives is a tiny island nation in the Indian Ocean, an archipelago of nearly 1200 coral islands spread over hundreds of miles. The tsunami that slammed the region over the weekend not only took lives and destroyed property, it also raised questions about whether the world's lowest lying country will ever recover, as we hear from Mohamed Latheef, Maldives' permanent representative to the UN and ambassador to the US.
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