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Banda Aceh

(ˈbændə ˈaːtʃeɪ)
n
(Placename) a city in N Indonesia, in N Sumatra; the capital of Aceh region; suffered badly in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. Pop: 154 767 (2000)
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The Lion Air flight that landed with 144 passengers, was arriving from Banda Aceh, Indonesia, while the Wings Air plane was about to take off from Medan for Meulaboh, Indonesia, when the accident occurred.
Sulaiman bin Abdullah Aba Al-Khail has patronized a graduation ceremony for students of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Institute for Islamic and Arabic Studies in Banda Aceh, Indonesia for the years 1436-1437- 1438 AH in the presence of Saudi Ambassador to Indonesia Osama bin Mohammed Al-Shuaibi, Addressing the ceremony, Dr.
Hundreds of people gathered to watch as 22-year-old Rukiah Abdullah and 27-year-old Murni Amris received two and three lashes respectively at a mosque in the city of Jantho, southeast of the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
In recent years the O'Briens directed Compassion Frisco, an effort to assist survivors of the tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
Ray, who lives in Heaton, Newcastle, helped with the relief effort in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, after the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004 and has travelled around the world with the Salvation Army.
Clarke, who works as a medic on one of the Maul oil rigs off the coast from New Plymouth, and Picken, a nurse educator at Wellington Hospital, worked in a 100-bed International Red Cross field hospital in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
Banda Aceh, Indonesia, was the scene of 80,000 of the 300,000 deaths from the tsunami on December 26, 2004.
Above Children of the village of Lamlumpu in Banda Aceh, Indonesia in a makeshift Unicef school, and LEFT: Unicef workers sink a borehole for a well in Lambada Lhok in Indonesia that will give 2,000 people fresh water HIGH NOTE The Huddersfield Town Hall concert that raised pounds 20,000 for the tsunami appeal
The Supply Department of USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) celebrated the Supply Corps' 210th birthday off the coast of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
An Acehnese worker assembles houses for tsunami victims in Khaju village, Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Children playing in the mud left behind by the surges of water in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
The Assembly is not legally allowed to donate money to the appeal, but Mr Jones, who last week visited the scene of the devastation in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, said advice on reconstruction would be offered to communities.