Reportage: Tsunami in Sri Lanka: Tsunami

Family members mourn Babi Nona, the mother of 10 children in a fishing village on the south coast of Sri Lanka. When the December 26, 2004 Tsunami struck the coast she attempted to flee to the village’s Buddhist temple, however she was over taken by the wave. She succumbed to her injuries in the hospital.Dodanduwa, Sri Lanka.Photo © J.B. Russell
Tsunami, January 2005

Family members mourn Babi Nona, the mother of 10 children in a fishing village on the south coast of Sri Lanka. When the December 26, 2004 Tsunami struck the coast she attempted to flee to the village’s Buddhist temple, however she was over taken by the wave. She succumbed to her injuries in the hospital. 

Dodanduwa, Sri Lanka. 

Photo © J.B. Russell