Special Report: 2004 - Tsunami hits Southeast Asia
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Special Report: 2004 - Tsunami hits Southeast Asia
| Peace Corps issues appeal to Thailand RPCVs|
Peace Corps is currently assessing the situation in Thailand, anticipates a need for volunteers and is making an appeal to all Thailand RPCV's to consider serving again through the Crisis Corps. Also read this message and this message from RPCVs in Thailand. All PCVs serving in Thailand are safe. Latest: Sri Lanka RPCVs, click here for info.
- February 2, 2005: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Tsunami: Des Moines: Thailand RPCV Scott McNabb will volunteer for reconstruction efforts at Ban Gang Muang and Bang Bang Sak elementary schools Friday, February 04, 2005 - 6:58 pm 
- January 27, 2005: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Tsunami: Chester Daily Local Online,: Westtown-Thornbury Elementary School to partner wth Peace Corps to provide Tsunami aid in Thailand Friday, January 28, 2005 - 8:57 pm 
- January 26, 2005: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Tsunami: Annapolis Capital: Paulette Seiler, a teacher for the hearing impaired at Lindale Middle School served in the Peace Corps in Thailand from 1969 until 1971 Friday, January 28, 2005 - 8:56 pm 
- January 14, 2005: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Crisis Corps: Orange County Register : Since the tsunamis, 230 returned volunteers have called the Peace Corps to volunteer their services Tuesday, February 01, 2005 - 1:10 am 
- January 11, 2005: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Tsunami: The Free Lance-Star: Thailand RPCV Ann Supanklang was in Thailand in Thailand when the tsunami hit Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 12:15 pm 
- January 12, 2005: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Crisis Corps: Tsunami: Peace Corps: Over 200 RPCVs respond to Crisis Corps Call, Peace Corps to Send 30 Returned Volunteers to Thailand for Tsunami Aid Thursday, January 13, 2005 - 12:55 am 
- January 8, 2005: Headlines: COS - Thailand: CS - Bangladesh: Tsunami: Louisville Courier-Journal: Bangladesh RPCV Ned Berghausen in Thailand aids rescues Monday, January 10, 2005 - 1:16 pm 
- January 5, 2005: Headlines: Directors - Shriver: Special Olympics: NGO's: Service: Tsunami: Special Olympics: Timothy Shriver announces "Rebuild Hope Fund" for Special Olympics Programs affected by tsunami Thursday, January 06, 2005 - 7:46 pm 
- January 6, 2005: Headlines: COS - Sri Lanka: Tsunami: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: RPCV Jose Ravano directs CARE's efforts in Sri Lanka Thursday, January 06, 2005 - 7:28 pm 
- January 6, 2005: Headlines: COS - Sri Lanka: Service: NGO's: Tsunami: Pittsburgh Post Gazette: RPCV Jose Ravano returns to direct CARE's efforts in Sri Lanka Wednesday, October 19, 2005 - 6:03 am 
- January 5, 2005: Headlines: COS - Sri Lanka: Tsunami: Nashua Telegraph: RPCV Rick Modica saw devastation in Sri Lanka first-hand Wednesday, January 05, 2005 - 9:23 pm 
- January 4, 2005: Headlines: COS - Indonesia: COS - Nepal: Tsunami: Press & Sun-Bulletin: Nepal RPCV Greg Beck is en route to Indonesia to aid residents stricken by last week's devastating earthquake and tsunamis Wednesday, January 05, 2005 - 9:22 pm 
- January 2, 2005: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Tsunami: Northwest Herald: Peace Corps Volunteers Whit and Diane Sears were working in Phitsanulok, a city about 700 miles north of where the tsunami hit. Wednesday, January 05, 2005 - 9:22 pm 
- December 31, 2004: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Tsunami: Country Directors - Thailand: The Pocono Record: Thailand Peace Corps Country Director Ginny Kirkwood loses Thai property Tuesday, July 31, 2007 - 8:39 pm 
- January 5, 2005: Headlines: COS - Sri Lanka: Service: Tsunami: Columbian: RPCV Paul Bollinger heads for Sri Lanka to help a nation he grew to love Monday, January 03, 2005 - 5:40 pm 
- Need to contact Geoff Schutte in Thailand Saturday, January 01, 2005 - 7:29 am 
- December 31, 2004: Headlines: COS - Thailand: COS - Kazakstan: Tsunami: Charlotte Observer: Kazakstan RPCV Diana Aljet's voice was shaking when she called her parents from the coast of Thailand Sunday morning: I've got some cuts and bruises and lost some belongings, but I'm OK. They have not heard from her again and have posted a description of their daughter on a CNN.com message board Wednesday, January 05, 2005 - 9:18 pm 
- December 31, 2004: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Tsunami: Internet: ABC News: At LonelyPlanet.com, a poster named "Trix" posted a plea for information on a friend who was in Thailand as part of the U.S. Peace Corps. Within minutes of her post, another blogger posted a reply, quoting from the official Peace Corps Web site that "all 84 volunteers serving in Thailand have been contacted and verified as safe." Friday, December 31, 2004 - 11:13 am 
- December 30, 2004: Headlines: COS - Bolivia: COS - Thailand: Tsumani: Winston-Salem Journal: Delayed passport may have saved Bolivia RPCV Chad Myers from tsunamis in Phuket Friday, December 31, 2004 - 11:12 am 
- December 30, 2004: Headlines: COS - Thailand: COS - Sri Lanka: NGO's Service: Tsunami: Direct Relief International: Direct Relief International headed by Thailand RPCV Thomas Tighe responds to Earthquake and Tsunami Thursday, August 16, 2007 - 2:42 am 
- December 29, 2004: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Safety and Security of Volunteers: Tsunami: Peace Corps: All Peace Corps Volunteers Serving in Thailand Are Safe Sunday, December 31, 2006 - 11:33 pm 
- December 29, 2004: Headlines: COS - Thailand: Tsunami: PCOL Exclusive: Peace Corps isues appeal for Thailand Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Wednesday, May 03, 2006 - 2:33 pm 
- December 28, 2004: Headlines: COS - Thailand: COS - Sri Lanka: Tsunami : Muncie Star Press: RPCV Brian Richmond had just arrived in Thailand days before a mid-ocean earthquake sent lethal tidal waves crashing onto beaches in Thailand. Thanks to Brian's experience serving in the Peace Corps, his parents have some experience in dealing with their son's being in volatile areas of the world. "You can't panic," his mother said, adding that she was knew Brian would be aware of how concerned they were, and would be trying to get in touch to reassure them. Friday, January 25, 2008 - 10:21 am 
- December 28, 2004: Headlines: COS - Thailand: COS - Sri Lanka: Tsunami : Kitv: John Terteling traveled to Sri Lanka throughout December for a Peace Corps reunion before flying to southern Thailand on the 23rd. Much to the family's relief, he called two days ago to confirm he survived but said the beach where he was staying looked as if it had been struck by a bomb. Tuesday, December 28, 2004 - 8:10 pm 
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