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Feeder 2.1 Fact Sheet Regions: Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Maldives People affected: Those in the countries listed above The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami was an undersea earthquake with an epicenter just off the coast of Indonesia. Results: 227,898 people killed. Rampant epidemics due to high population density. Fresh drinking water needed. Tried to retain the spread of cholera, diphtheria, dysentery, etc. Significant effort in burying bodies. $14 billion in aid provided. Severe damage to coral reefs, forests, coastal wetlands, etc. Overall impact to national economy was minor, local economies devastated. Sources: OFF THE WEST COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA". U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 26 August 2012. Jayasuriya, S., & McCawley, P. (2010). The asian tsunami: Aid and reconstruction after a disaster. Cheltenham UK and Northampton MA USA: Edward Elger.