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When the tsunami hit Aceh, Indonesia in 2004, a hundred thousand people died and tens of thousand houses were destroyed. It wiped out the infrastructure, making the region inhabitable.

In Teluk Dalam, South of Nias, life hasnt changed by the tsunami for the family in these photographs. They had been living in a shack, and reconstructed it, seeing no reason to move to a tent camp for homeless and displaced people. They preferred the relative comfort of their slum house. These photographs document what their living conditions are like.

This photo story has been produced for UN-Habitat Aceh. It has been published on Bite! Magazine.

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