The Hua Laem Tsunami Relief Effort

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Koh Lanta, Thailand--Gitnmairee Ningthong, 2, and her mother, Korntip Leamkoh, try to keep cool in their tent after their home was destroyed by the Tsunami in the village og Hua Laem on Koh Lanta island, Thailand. Leamkoh also lost her father who was attempting to save his fishing boat when the second wave came.  The family has yet to find his body and is unable to proceed with funeral services without it.  The family is currently living in a tent provided by "World Vision" on the hill above their ocean-side town.  01/21/05 © Julia Cumes / The Image Works