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Minister of the Environment and International Development, Erik Solheim, during a visit to Khao Lak, north of Phuket. The area was severley hit by the Tsunami that struck Asia 26/12/2004.The area has since been rebuilt, and tourists have returned.  Takuapa Hospital treated many Scandinavians following the tsunami, and shortly thereafter received a new ambulance as replacement for one wrecked by the wave. ©Fredrik Naumann/Felix Features.