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On 26 December 2004, almost 250,000 people were killed when an earthquake in the Indian Ocean triggered a tsunami wave that wiped out whole communities across south Asia.

  • Thank you

    We raised £45 million.

What we achieved

Our partners in India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka were there at the beginning, delivering immediate relief. They stayed for the following five years, helping to rebuild shattered lives.

Through your generous donations, we:

  • built 24,000 homes
  • helped to get 144,500 children back to school
  • provided 88,450 people with trauma counselling
  • helped 263,000 people back to work.