NPR logo

Tsunami Wiped Out Some Islands in Maldives

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4250272/4250273" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Tsunami Wiped Out Some Islands in Maldives

World

Tsunami Wiped Out Some Islands in Maldives

Tsunami Wiped Out Some Islands in Maldives

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4250272/4250273" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

In the Maldives, a collection of nearly 200 inhabited coral islands in the Indian Ocean, and several islands have been completely devastated. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Dr. Mahamood Shaugee, minister of education in Maldives.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.