Banda Aceh

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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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BANDA ACEH, Indonesia, Rajab 19, 1435, May 18, 2014, SPA -- A strong and shallow undersea earthquake hit parts of Indonesia's Sumatra island on Sunday, causing panic but there were no immediate reports of casualties, AP reported.
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.
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, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The ground breaking for the University Syiah Kuala (UNSYIAH) Lab School on March 25th marked the beginning of the delivery of a commitment by the United States Indonesia Society (USINDO) to construct an innovative educational facility to help rehabilitate educational standards in the tsunami-ravaged region of Aceh.
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.
And Diana Penn ACMA has joined Oxfam's permanent humanitarian team in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, another of the areas devastated by the tsunami.