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02/11/05 12:00AM
Total Collected:
US$ 69,122.10




  Mazalan's Journal | Saiful's Journal | Saiful's Summary Update | Kelly and Kari's Journal | Lisa and Sorayya Journal

Journals from the Ground
by Saiful Mahdi

Saiful Mahdi, a Cornell University graduate student, was directly affected by the tsunami that hit his home city of Banda Aceh in Indonesia. Banda Aceh is the capital city of Aceh province. Mahdi returned to Banda Aceh to search for and rescue family members. Click one of the dates below to read his journal in Aceh.

» Saiful Mahdi's Journal

January 2005

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» Saiful Mahdi's Summary Update - a short version of his journal. Read his note below.

January 2005

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A note from Saiful, January 22, 2005.

Considering that there is still a lot of work to do, it will be very difficult for me to keep-up with my journal, especially as I think it essential to include my insights/thoughts. I will try my best to write a regular journal as I have been doing. However, to give our friends more speedy updates, I will try to write and send a summary update every 1-2 days. My journal requires a longer time to prepare, but I think that’ll be fine as long as people can still follow the updates. In short, summary updates will be more frequent than the journal postings, but shorter, more objective, and will consist more or less of pointers on what we are doing on a particular day on the ground. Journals will be less frequently uploaded, longer, and will offer a more subjective view of what I see on the ground.