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In the News (Thu 23 May 19)

  
 Many Thousands Cut Off From Relief (washingtonpost.com)
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia, Jan. 4 -- U.N. relief officials warned Monday that tens of thousands of people affected by the earthquake and tsunami in South Asia had not received help and that some were at risk of dying because ruined roads and bad communications were preventing the distribution of supplies.
In Banda Aceh, relief flights from Sumatra's largest city, Medan, were delayed up to five hours because there were not enough landing areas for aircraft or forklifts to unload supplies.
The road connecting Banda Aceh to points south was blocked about seven miles outside the city: The bridge crossing a muddy river there lies twisted in the water.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A45023-2005Jan3.html   (1476 words)

  
 Malawi News Online - 12/01/97
Poor planning by the organisers of late Kamuzu Banda's state funeral yesterday marred the seven hour long programme of body viewing at Chichiri Conference Centre, resulting into a stampede in which people were injured.
Probably contrary to the planners estimation of people's interest in viewing the remains of the former head of state, thousands of people thronged to the centre and struggled to break through the tight security ring there in order to pay their last respects to Kamuzu, whose body is lying in state.
The casket in which former president Hastings Kamuzu Banda will be buried will take over 100 years before it starts rusting, Malawi Congress Party treasurer general, HetherwicK Ntaba said yesterday.
www.africa.upenn.edu /Newsletters/mno_12197.html   (623 words)

  
 Spice Islands Archaeology Project-Banda's Refugee Villages
The most well known of these communities are the villages of Banda Ely and Banda Elat on the island of Kei Besar, southeast of Banda, where people still speak a modified version of the Bandanese language, now extinct on Banda itself.
The village of Rumadan seemed to have the strongest tradition of Banda heritage; we spent two incredible days meeting and talking to people about their history, and the many sacred sites that serve as a physical reminder of their origins.
Some Bandanese, however, managed to escape in boats, often under the cover of darkness in heavy seas.
www.brown.edu /Departments/Anthropology/SIAP/seram.html   (634 words)

  
 UPNE Banda
Banda music has been performed by traditional brass bands in rural northwestern Mexico for more than a century, while technobanda, a newer style that has replaced the brass instruments with synthesizers and electric instruments, has become part of a lifestyle for tens of thousands of young people in the US, particularly in Los Angeles.
The young people who flock to technobanda concerts also insist on the use of the Spanish language, a particular etiquette on the dance floor and above all, a specific style of dress: cowboy/cowgirl apparel and belt buckles emblazoned with the name of their home Mexican state.
A Social History of Banda Music: From Rural/Local/Traditional to Urban/Transregional/Commercial • The Sociohistorical Roots of Banda Music • Music in the Center, Music on the Periphery • Tradition: Sedimentation and Innovation • III.
www.upne.com /0-8195-6429-X.html   (416 words)

  
 Untitled Document
Aceh is the northernmost province on Sumatra and in Indonesia, the provincial capital is Banda Aceh with a population of approx.
With a military force of 10.000 men they finally conquered Banda Aceh, but the Dutch suffered great losses.
The provincial capital of Banda Aceh is clearly the largest and most lively city in the region.
courses.washington.edu /larescue/aceh6.htm   (798 words)

  
 Banda Aceh
Violence in Aceh continued at high levels during the month of November 2000 and was most intense when Indonesian security forces attempted to halt the influx to Banda Aceh of participants in the second annual mass demonstration in support of a referendum on independence.
Banda Aceh [previously known as Kutaradja, and variously called Bandar Aceh, Acheh, Achem, Acem, Atjeh, Kuta Raja] is the capital of Indonesia's Aceh province, and also the main gateway to the province.
Vice President Jusuf Kalla, who visited Banda Aceh, the devastated regional capital of Aceh province in northern Sumatra island, said he believed the toll from the quake could be between 21- and 25-thousand.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/indonesia/banda-aceh.htm   (1007 words)

  
 Gritty Survivors of Banda Aceh Slowly Getting Back on Their Feet
All over Banda Aceh, people are beginning to rebuild a city devastated by the earthquake and tsunami.
In the end, Banda Aceh's recovery lies with people like Hafidh Hussein, a 27-year-old local businessman.
BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA (10 March 2005) - Six weeks after the tsunami, Idris, a retired civil servant, and his wife Cut Rosmiati are rebuilding their two-storey house in Lampulo, a residential suburb that the tsunami of last December reduced to rubble.
www.adb.org /Media/Articles/2005/7079_Indonesia_tsunami_disaster?RegistrationID=12669   (988 words)

  
 Spice Islands Archaeology Project-Banda's Refugee Villages
The most well known of these communities are the villages of Banda Ely and Banda Elat on the island of Kei Besar, southeast of Banda, where people still speak a modified version of the Bandanese language, now extinct on Banda itself.
The village of Rumadan seemed to have the strongest tradition of Banda heritage; we spent two incredible days meeting and talking to people about their history, and the many sacred sites that serve as a physical reminder of their origins.
I also hoped that some kind of historical knowledge of pre-colonial Banda would have survived the 350 years since then.
www.brown.edu /Departments/Anthropology/SIAP/seram.html   (634 words)

  
 The Banda-Islands
In 1621 Jan Pieterszoon Coen, the governor-general of the V.O.C. in the Dutch East-Indies, gave order to kill all the Bandanese people on the Banda-Islands because they were not willing to allow the Dutch getting a trademonopoly for nutmegproduction on Banda.
The son of Pieter van den Broecke was one of the earliest "perkeniers" on the island of Poeloe Ay, one of the Banda-islands.
Next to the island of Banda-Neira lies the vulcano Gunung Api and opposite there is the island Lonthor, where in earlier times several nutmegplantations of the V.O.C. existed.
home.wxs.nl /~vdbroeke/bandar.htm   (413 words)

  
 ADB Grants Will Help Provide Homes for Those Displaced by Tsunami in Aceh
Not only is the west coast road inaccessible 20 km beyond Banda Aceh - because of damaged roads and bridges - but providing new housing for large numbers of people is no mean task.
A stunned Nurmina, carrying Deliana, stumbled through hellish terrain for over 40 km to reach Banda Aceh around midnight, 16 hours later.
Over half a million people in Aceh province are homeless like Nurmina as a result of the tsunami.
www.adb.org /Media/Articles/2005/7112_Indonesia_housing?RegistrationID=guest   (693 words)

  
 ILO Jakarta Office: ILO Response on Earthquake/Tsunami in Indonesia
BANDA ACEH (Joint Press Release): The natural disaster that struck Aceh on 26 December 2004 caused the loss of many lives, displaced families and destroyed jobs as well as source of the livelihood of over 600,000 people.
BANDA ACEH (Joint Press Release): The Provincial Department of Manpower in Banda Aceh (Disnaker Banda Aceh) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) today announced the start-up of the Employment Service for the People of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province (ESPNAD).
BANDA ACEH (Joint Press Release): Children between the ages of 15-17 and living in the camps for displaced persons in the Province of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD) will be the target of new training programmes being launched in Banda Aceh on Monday, March 14.....
www.ilo.org /public/english/region/asro/jakarta/aceh   (1106 words)

  
 USPACOM Article
After departing Banda Aceh, the provincial capital, the Mercy will continue to operate in the region, providing humanitarian assistance and medical care to eastern Indonesia and throughout Southeast Asia and several Pacific island nations, the statement said.
BANDA ACEH -- U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy and German military units will leave Aceh, concluding relief efforts in Indonesia's westernmost province, the area hardest hit by the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami.
The San Diego-based hospital ship is leaving Banda Aceh waters today, concluding six weeks of humanitarian efforts and health services ashore and afloat, the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta said in an e-mailed statement today.
www.pacom.mil /articles/articles2005/050316story2.shtml   (408 words)

  
 Once Vibrant City Shrouded By Silence (washingtonpost.com)
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia, Dec. 31 -- Ariya Street was dead quiet, a narrow road to devastation and despair.
The acting Aceh provincial governor, Azwar Abubakar, said much of the problem getting relief efforts moving stemmed from the high death toll among provincial and lower-level officials in Banda Aceh and towns down the coast.
Ota, who visited Banda Aceh on Friday along with Indonesia's vice president, Yusef Kalla, had to leave before the conversation with Amin could reach a conclusion, swept up in Kalla's departing clutch of officials and security guards.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A39887-2004Dec31.html   (1206 words)

  
 Brong Ahafo Region Profile , Ghana, Brong Ahafo
There are however, other groups, the Nafana of Sampa, the Koulong of Seikwa and Badu, the Mo/Degha of Mo, the Ligby of Banda and Nchmura people of the Atebubu and Sene district.
There are however, other groups, the Nafana of Sampa, the Koulong of Seikwa and Badu, the Mo/Degha of Mo, the Ligby of Banda and Nchumura people of the Atebubu and Sene Districts.
The people of the region are mainly farmers, who benefit from more than average rainfall season.
www.myspacefm.com /brongahafo.htm   (1206 words)

  
 Spice Islands Archaeology Project-Banda Today
The largest town in the islands is Naira, on the island of Banda Naira which also has the market, high school, museums, government offices and the wharf and air strip that serve all of the Banda islands.
Many of the historic colonial houses in Banda Naira were destroyed, and the Dutch church on Pulau Ay, the second oldest in Indonesia, was burned down (the oldest church, in the village of Hila on Ambon island, was also destroyed in January 1999).
The largest island is Banda Besar, which has several small villages along its coast, and a rugged mountainous interior.
www.brown.edu /Departments/Anthropology/SIAP/place.html   (659 words)

  
 NGO helps government tackle AIDS and poverty
Banda told a local newspaper, The Chronicle, that the project would run for a year and provide health care to HIV-positive people, orphans, and other vulnerable groups.
The regional manager of WVI in Malawi, Hastings Banda, said the organisation was committed to helping the government reduce poverty by championing the fight against HIV/AIDS.
World Vision International (WVI) said it would do this by sensitising people to the dangers of HIV/AIDS in all areas where its developmental programmes were based.
www.plusnews.org /pnprint.asp?ReportID=2991   (197 words)

  
 WALHI - Relief Center in Banda Aceh
Directly, WALHI Aceh and Indigenous Peoples Network (JKMA) is working with survivors in Lhoong subdistrict, Aceh Besar Regency, including with communities that WALHI Aceh has been working with for years, namely the community of 6 villages in Mukim Blang Me.
Now, it can be reached in approx 3 hours by land from Banda Aceh due to the damaged roads.
In Banda Aceh, WALHI Aceh works hand-in-hand with Aceh NGO Forum.
www.eng.walhi.or.id /tsunami/reliefc/ba_info   (616 words)

  
 New quake rocks Banda Aceh - Asia Tsunami - www.smh.com.au
In Banda Aceh alone, 40,000 people were killed and many more were left homeless and traumatised after giant waves tore through the city.
A strong earthquake shook buildings and sent people scrambling from their homes in Banda Aceh early today.
The magnitude 6.2 quake was 14 kilometres under the sea bed in the Indian Ocean, about 60 kilometres south-west of Banda Aceh, the USGS said.
www.smh.com.au /news/Asia-Tsunami/New-quake-rocks-Banda-Aceh/2005/01/10/1105206014128.html   (354 words)

  
 Malawi News Online - 12/01/97
Poor planning by the organisers of late Kamuzu Banda's state funeral yesterday marred the seven hour long programme of body viewing at Chichiri Conference Centre, resulting into a stampede in which people were injured.
The casket in which former president Hastings Kamuzu Banda will be buried will take over 100 years before it starts rusting, Malawi Congress Party treasurer general, HetherwicK Ntaba said yesterday.
Inside the hall, somber people paid their last respects to the remains of Kamuzu which lay in a bronze casket surrounded by a bush of wreaths and beautiful flowers.
www.sas.upenn.edu /African_Studies/Newsletters/mno_12197.html   (623 words)

  
 Malawi
Law and society under a democratic dictatorship: Dr. Banda and Malawi.
Early human inhabitants of what is now Malawi date to 8000–2000 B.C. Bantu-speaking peoples migrated there between the 1st and 4th centuries A.D. A large slave trade took place in the 18th and 19th centuries and brought Islam to the region.
Bakili Muluzi of the United Democratic Front (UDF) won the country's first free election in May 1994, ending Banda's 30-year rule.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107747.html   (827 words)

  
 Coffee Kids How You Can Help Disaster Relief
Many of these people are ethnic Gayos who lost their homes and many family members during the tsunami in Banda Aceh and other coastal areas.
The people of the eastern plains are mainly Coastal Malays.
We are deeply moved by the outpouring of concern and support for the people of Aceh in Sumatra and from the PPKGO coffee-growing partners in Takengon.
www.coffeekids.org /help/emergency.htm   (4213 words)

  
 Banda
Confronted by a superior power, the people of Banda were forced to allow the company to establish a fort, but in that same year Verhoeff was killed together with 45 of his men.
The Banda group, about 160 kilometers southeast of Ambon, consists of three larger islands and seven smaller ones, perched on the rim of Indonesia's deepest sea, the Banda Sea.
Banda saw some of the bloodiest episodes of Maluku's past history during the 17th century.
www.euronet.nl /users/icu00022/html/banda.htm   (311 words)

  
 The Banda-Islands
At several moments on Banda you can see rituals in which the battle between de Dutch V.O.C. and the original Bandanees people is performed.
When you arrive at Banda the plane is landing on the island Banda-Neira, the centre-island.
There are several fortresses at Banda build by the V.O.C., graves of old Dutch East Indies families and several old "perkeniers-"buildings.
home.wxs.nl /~vdbroeke/bandar.htm   (413 words)

  
 UNESCO Team Completes Media Needs Assessment Mission to Tsunami-hit Banda Aceh: UNESCO-CI
Twelve radio stations in Banda Aceh were either damaged or destroyed, including local Indonesian state radio RRI.
Some emergency/urgent actions have been taken during the presence of UNESCO team, namely the provision of some equipments that are urgently needed by the radio stations in Banda Aceh (i.e.
Several days following the tsunami, practically there is no single channel of communication and information for the people who live in these two places.
portal.unesco.org /ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=18137&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html   (456 words)

  
 Aceh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aceh was the closest point of land to the epicenter of the massive 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, which triggered a tsunami that devastated much of the western coast of the region, including part of the capital of Banda Aceh.
The western coastal areas of Aceh, including the cities of Banda Aceh, Calang, and Meulaboh, were among the areas hardest-hit by the tsunami resulting from the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake on December 26, 2004.
While estimates vary, approximately 230,000 people were killed by the earthquake and tsunami in Aceh, and about 400,000 were left homeless.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aceh   (2936 words)

  
 Banda Aceh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Banda Aceh is the provincial capital and largest city of Aceh, Indonesia, located on the island of Sumatra at 5°31′N 95°25′E, with an elevation of 21 m.
Banda Aceh was the closest major city to the earthquake's epicentre.
Devastation to Banda Aceh on the island of Sumatra as a result of the tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (Credit: DigitalGlobe)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Banda_Aceh   (186 words)

  
 Banda Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The population of the Banda Islands prior to Dutch conquest is generally estimated to have been around 13-15,000 people, some of whom were Malay and Javanese traders, as well as Chinese and Arabs.
Banda is the Blessed Land: sacred practice and identity in the Banda Islands, Maluku.
Kai Islands (Kepulauan Kei) to the east of the Banda group, where a version of the original Banda language is still spoken in the villages of Banda Eli and Banda Elat on Kai Besar Island.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Banda_Islands   (186 words)

  
 Banda Singh Bahadur
Banda Singh was far from vanquished and, within a fortnight of his escape from Lohgarh, he began to send out hukamnamas exhorting the people to carry on the fight.
BANDA SINGH BAHADUR (1670-1716) eighteenth-century Sikh warrior who for the first time seized territory for the Khalsa and paved the way for the ulimate conquest of the Punjab by them, was born Lachhman Dev on 27 October 1670 at Rajauri in the Punchh district of Kashmir.
Banda Singh was now the virtual master of territories between the Yamuna and the Sutlej, yielding an annual revenue of thirty six lacs of rupees.
www.sikhiwiki.org /index.php?title=Banda_Singh_Bahadur   (1589 words)

  
 Aceh - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Aceh
In November 1999, around a million people attended a pro-independence rally organized by a coalition of students and human rights activists.
The capital is Banda Aceh, situated on the Aceh river, 5 km/3 mi from the sea.
Aceh has a long history of separatist uprisings against outside rule, fuelled by human rights abuse by the Indonesian armed forces and feelings of economic exploitation.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Aceh   (509 words)

  
 FAF - Preamble
Banda himself confused matters further by treating the corporation as his personal property, while claiming that he held it in trust for the people of Malawi.
Nevertheless, the two Bandas became the legal owners of what once belonged to the MCP, and by 1988 Press Holdings was an economic octopus with tentacles in every branch of the Malawi economy.
The late Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda openly and proudly stated that capitalism was the only course his impoverished country should follow.
www.freeafrica.org /looting4.html   (1069 words)

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