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The horror of the largest earthquake in 40 years emerged as the death toll soared over 150,000 and hopes faded for many thousands still missing.

Sunday's quake, the fourth largest recorded since 1900 and measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale, occurred after a rupture on the Indian Ocean seabed caused by the violent grinding of two tectonic plates.

Walls of water up to 10 metres (33 feet) high were reported around Asia, roaring ashore with unstoppable speed, sweeping people off beaches, flattening hotels and homes, uprooting trees and overturning cars.

The trail of devastation came after an earthquake erupted off Indonesia on Sunday, triggering giant tidal waves which battered Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Indonesia, the Maldives, Myanmar and Malaysia.

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Donations from Indian residents will be exempt from Income Tax vide letter no. DIT (e) 2002-03/I-759/99/L-3 dated 11.09.02.

Just as we did during the terrible Gujarat earthquake of January 26, 2001, when we collected Rs. 26 lakhs (more than half of the total donations collected) in association with the Indian Red Cross, we appeal again for your contributions, to help alleviate the sufferings of the teeming millions along India's eastern coastline.


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Donations from Indian residents will be exempt from Income Tax vide letter no. DIT (e) 2002-03/I-759/99/L-3 dated 11.09.02.