December of 2004, an undersea earthquake near Indonesia triggered
a tsunami that caused widespread destruction in Indonesia, Thailand,
India and, most likely, Burma. Because of Burma’s secretive
military regime, it has been had to assess the full extent of the
tsunami’s damage to Burma.
The briefer examines the probable
damage caused by the tsunami to Burma, the SPDC’s reporting
and response to the event, as well as the impact of the tsunami
on migrant workers from Burma working in Thailand.