January 1: Death toll from the Indian Ocean tsunami, according to government and health officials.
East Africa 137*
Indonesia 79,940 up to 100,000
Sri Lanka 28,508
* The tsunami killed people as far away as east Africa. This figure includes Kenya, Seychelles, Somalia and Tanzania.
**The Indian government says there are 12,709 confirmed and presumed dead.
***Data from Thai national and provincial disaster centres collated by Reuters, includes at least 2,230 foreigners.
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