JAKARTA, Indonesia - Police officials said they were tightening security in predominantly Catholic East Nusa Tenggara province for Holy Week celebrations, reported ucanews.com.

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BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - Ten years after a giant tsunami swept across South Asia, survivors across the region still wrestle with the trauma that lingers long after the water receded from thousands of seaside towns and villages.

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BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - Squatting inside his small home in the fishing hamlet of Alua Naga near the city of Banda Aceh, Hussein Sweid knitted together a fishing net, preparing for his next venture out to sea.

"This is a new life and I am slowly coming in terms with it," Sweid, 45, said, surrounded by his family: a wife of four years and two daughters, both now almost 3 years old.

Tears welled up in his eyes as he recalled how he lost four of his five children and first wife in the Dec. 26, 2004, tsunami when the sea rose up to 38 feet, submerging much of westernmost Indonesia's island of Sumatra.

"Only my (10-year-old) daughter survived because she was with the grandparents (in another city) at the time," Sweid said.

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