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PCI's "Elephant Child"

DELIVERING FIRST ROUND OF FAMILY KITS
RETURN FROM VOYAGE 3 (FEB. 09)
ANEUK GAJAH VOYAGE 4 (FEB. 13-18)
VIEWS FROM ANEUK GAJAH
ANEUK GAJAH VOYAGE 5 (FEB. 22)
ANEUK GAJAH VOYAGE 6 (MAR. 01)


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DELIVERING FIRST ROUND OF FAMILY KITS

Loading family kits onto Aneuk Gajah
(photo by Lokman, edited)
  Carrying kits on board
(Photo by Chris, edited)
  Fully loaded with kits
(photo by Greg, edited)
Staff on board with PCI flag
(Photo by Camille, edited)
  Underway
(Photo by Chris, edited)
  Doctor up top
(photo by Greg, edited)
Aneuk Gajah at anchor in Lho' Paro
(photo by Chris, edited)
  Tied of in Lho' Glumpang
(photo by Lokman, edited)
  Community coming to help unload
(photo by Greg, edited)

 

RETURN FROM VOYAGE 3 (FEB. 09)

Pulling in at dusk with a boatload of patients   Aneuk Rusa trailing behind      

 

ANEUK GAJAH VOYAGE 4 (FEB. 13-18)

Chris checking out the newly-installed head (thanks Capt'n - no more bucket!)
(Photo by Peter)
  Passengers aboard   Fishermen next door watching
Chris & Rahman waiving goodbye as we shove off   Dana (PCI) with Hengky and Wira (Mentor Initiative)   Aneuk Gajah heading out the canal
Flying a tattered PCI flag at sea   Aneuk Rusa (Deer Child) motoring along with us   Captain Sabri using the foot tiller
Engine officer Sabirin fishing
(Photo by Peter, edited)
  Cook Mhd. Yatim cooking rice on his stove   Rusli, Lisa & Wira hiding from the sun
Safrizal, Fajri & Wira sleeping in the shade   Crew members Fajri & Sabirin   Rendezvous with Orient Explorer in Lho' Paro
Examining the new coast line   Taking Aneuk Rusa to shore in Lho' Blang Raya   Salman, Heri, Marhaban & Wira with the trail bike
Aneuk Gajah sign at dusk   Yusuf holding our dinner (as happy Safrizal & Yatim look on)   Wira of Mentor
Nas (aka "Nash"), logistics guru of PCI   Dhanny, PCI logistics, listening to Peter's tunes   Dhanny with Peter (NWMT doctor)

 

VIEWS FROM ANEUK GAJAH

Boat on top of a building   Wreckage next door   Most buildings leveled, all destroyed
A surviving tree amidst the wreckage   Trying to clear the area   View of the new waterline created by the tsunami waves
Closer view   Use tree height to gauge how tall the waves were      

 

ANEUK GAJAH VOYAGE 5 (FEB. 22)

Aneuk Gajah loaded with lumber, more family kits, mosquito nets, etc.   ... And with lots of people   Jenny, fresh from Jakarta
Patient returning to village   Waving goodbye as they pull away   Sitting low with a heavy load (calm day - no problem!)
Still waving goodbye as they head out the canal   Peter (NWMT) with Capt. Sabri and the Aneuk Gajah crew
(Photo from Peter)
     

 

ANEUK GAJAH VOYAGE 6 (MAR. 01)

Captain Sabri greeting Chris   Anchorman Muslim greets a passenger   Chris explaining the new passenger list form
The crew enjoying a synchronized smoke before shoving off   Iskander and Chris in their PCI vests   Wave goodbye from Iskander
Dana sitting up top   Pulling away   And she's off
Fendra of PADHI and PCI medical staff underway
(photo by Chris, edited)
           


More Banda Aceh:
see Aceh Gallery 1 for photos of destruction around Banda Aceh
see
Aceh Gallery 2 for misc. photos of life in Banda Aceh
see Aceh Gallery 6 for photos of mobile clinics
see Aceh Gallery 9 for farewell party photos and photo's of Captain Sabri's village

 

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