Reportage: Tsunami in Sri Lanka: Tsunami

A photo of a mother and child amongst the debris of the Senthalir Orphanage in the northern Tamil Vanni district. Many of the 120 children in the orphanage had mothers who were war widows from Sri Lanka's long civil conflict . While the mother's received job training in another town, they had left their children in the care of the orphanage. 84 children and 4 staff were killed when the Tsunami struck the coast of Sri Lanka.Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka.Photo © J.B. Russell
Tsunami, January 2005

A photo of a mother and child amongst the debris of the Senthalir Orphanage in the northern Tamil Vanni district. Many of the 120 children in the orphanage had mothers who were war widows from Sri Lanka's long civil conflict . While the mother's received job training in another town, they had left their children in the care of the orphanage. 84 children and 4 staff were killed when the Tsunami struck the coast of Sri Lanka. 

Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka. 

Photo © J.B. Russell