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Tuesday, December 28, 2004

tsunami death toll reaches 33,000

One of the most tragic post-Christmas news events in recent memory, CNN is now reporting that the death toll from the the 9.0 earthquake-triggered tsunamis ravaging through the Indian Ocean, has left over 33,000 people dead and a frantic international community scrambling to cope with the aftermath.

"The United Nations is asking donor countries to dig deeper, saying this will likely be the costliest disaster ever."

A list of aid agencies that are accepting contributions for assistance that they or their affiliates are providing for those affected by the earthquake and tidal waves in Asia can be found here.

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