both dead and missing), including 2,448 foreigners
the death of family and community members;  being
from 37 countries.
1
  As of October, 2005, the process of
rendered homeless and having to live in temporary
the identification and removal of bodies was still
shelters;  losing livelihoods and self reliance, and having
underway, as 1,247 bodies remained to be identified, and
to depend on others for survival.   The disruption to family
111 identified bodies had yet to be claimed.   A large
and community structures   some survivors experienced
number of the unidentified dead could be migrants,
the death of village leaders or religious leaders  
although no accurate figures are available.
contributed to further psychological stress. In some
Table 2: Death Toll
Dead
Injured
Missing
Province
Thai
Foreigner Unidentified
Total
Thai
Foreigner
Total
Thai
Foreigner
Total
Krabi
357
203
161
721
808
568
1376
314
230
544
Phang Nga
1389
2114
722
4225
4344
1253
5597
1352
303
1655
Phuket
151
111
17
279
591
520
1111
245
363
608
Ranong
153
6
159
215
31
246
9
9
Satun
6
6
15
15
Trang
3
2
5
92
20
112
1
1
Total
2059
2436
900
5395
6065
2392
8457
1921
896
2817
Source: DDPM website, October 2005
Psychological Trauma
cases, the anxiety and trauma came from fears   of
more tsunamis, of returning to the sea to fish again, of
The trauma of living through the tsunami resulted in
an uncertain future, and from a lost sense of safety and
psychosocial problems for those who survived the
security.
tragedy.  They were left to face a number of psychosocial
`stresses.'
2
  These came from experiencing the disaster
Some of the particularly vulnerable groups were widows,
personally   in many cases witnessing, or coping with,
orphans, and the elderly, as were the relatives of the
Table 3: Estimated Damage to the Housing Sector
Number of housing units
Value of damage (USD) 
3
Province
Destroyed
Damaged
Reconstruction
Repair
Household Goods
Total
Krabi
396
262
1,446,311
445,581
282,445
2,174,336
Phang Nga
1,904
604
8,112,978
1,249,087
2,247,383
11,609,447
I
Phuket
742
291
3,703,433
708,546
1,102,995
5,514,974
MAN
Ranong
224
111
818,115
189,920
150,962
1,158,997
US T
Satun
2
80
7,305
136,353
21,914
165,571
EH T
Trang
34
156
124,178
265,401
58,437
448,016
F O
Total
3,302
1,504
14,212,320
2,994,887
3,864,134
21,071,342
TC
Source: DDPM website, October 2005; ADPC Report, August 2005
PA
 IME
1
Foreigners from 37 countries include 543 Swedes, 468 Germans, 158 Finns, 83 Swiss, 79 Norwegians, 79 Britons, 69 Austrians; DDPM
H T
report, October 2005
 1
2
Post Tsunami Rapid Psychosocial Needs Assessment, Ranong and Phang Nga Provinces, Thailand American Refugee Committee (ARC)
TR
International, 25 January 2005
3
PA
Damage estimates from the ADPC report   "Comprehensive Estimation of Damage and Losses in Thailand", August 2005
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