Printer Friendly

Tsunami suspicions.

American troops faced initial suspicion from Indonesian forces during their tsunami relief efforts.

Meanwhile Sri Lanka's armed forces accused a relief group of trying to smuggle bomb-making materials to Tamil Tiger rebels.

And a British naval ship surveyed the ocean floor near the epicentre of the quake that triggered killer waves across Asia, checking the stability of tectonic plates as countries considered a tsunami-warning system for the region.

As the recovery effort entered its seventh week, Rear Adm William Douglas Crowder, commander of the USS Abraham Lincoln, said despite a difficult start the relationship with the Indonesian military improved after they worked together to deliver food and other relief supplies.
COPYRIGHT 2005 MGN Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2005 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Feb 8, 2005
Words:110
Previous Article:Peace deal likely.
Next Article:Flipping day for mishaps.


Related Articles
BRIEFLY.
Fujita Developed Tsunami-caused Inundation Risk Analysis System.
Earthquake measuring 5.9 hits southwest Karachi.
Improvements seen four years after the Indian Ocean tsunami.
Indonesia hopes to become Indian Ocean tsunami-warning provider by 2011.
Scientist accurately predicts tsunami just half an hour after Kiwi quake.
An early warning system for tsunami developed.
An early warning system for tsunami developed.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters