Jacopo Pasotti
Dec 10, 2014 · 14 min read

Smong: The Tsunami Story

Ten years after the Indian Ocean Tsunami, local knowledge and resilience before, during, and after a tsunami emergency

Jacopo Pasotti

Fishermen (JP/Sumatra, 2014)


Rice fields in Banda Aceh. The tsunami wave was 8–10 high in this area (JP/Sumatra, 2014)


Inside the Baiturrahman mosquee. Small business, big happiness for the new Pii-Pii mom is buying for us (JP/Sumatra, 2014).


The Barge. The tsunami wave brought this huge barge 2 km inland. It has been kept as a memorial (JP/Sumatra, 2014)

Heavy rains, strong wind, low tide, family fishing (JP/Sumatra, 2014)