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In 2014, Irman Baeha holds a photo of himself taken in 2007. He is a fisherman in the village of Moawo on the Indonesian island of Nias. His house was flattened by the 2004 tsunami, and he and his family later moved into a new house constructed by YEU, a member of the ACT Alliance. Yeu built 72 houses in the community. With foundations of cement, they are more resilient than the pre-tsunami houses which were built entirely of wood. YEU also helped the community members restart their local economy, and assisted the community as it planted mangroves to protect the shoreline and revitalize their fishing industry. Nias also suffered a devastating earthquake in 2005.