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Synopsis: Unedited footage of the damage and destruction of the Maldives Islands caused by tsunamis triggered by the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (Sumatra-Andaman earthquake) that prompted a worldwide humanitarian response... (read more plus shot list)
Aerial view of the damage and destruction caused by tsunamis. Few structures left standing, only building pads or parts of buildings remain. Relief supplies being unloaded from helicopter on the ground with rotor blades spinning. Close-up of soldiers with weapons unloading supplies from helicopter. Shows scattered debris, civilians ( Maldivian men) unloading boxes of supplies from relief helicopter in the rain.
Aerial view of the interior one of the populated Islands away from the Indian Ocean coastline. View of damage as helicopter nears the coastline of the island. Total destruction of buildings near the coastline. Shows helicopter hovering above a raised dike, supplies dropped to marooned people on dike.
Shot List: Tsunami Aftermath 2004. Start web movie at time code shown.
01:02:31:10. Low aerial view of damage and destruction of buildings.
01:03:35:28. Soldiers of the Maldives National Defense Force rush to unload supplies from helicopter.
01:04:38:22. Aerial view of scattered debris.
01:04:57:05. American helicopter crew hand Maldivian men supplies from helicopter.