Schools are more prepared than ever against disasters in Aceh, especially after the 2004 tsunami. TODAY takes a light-hearted look at an evacuation exercise at Fajar Hidayah Boarding School in Banda Aceh, where an excuse for students to get out of class might just one day save their lives.
The tsunami put an end to conflict which plagued Aceh for close to three decades. TODAY speaks to two Acehnese women on life in Aceh before and after the tsunami.
Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin, who served as the commander of the SAF's Humanitarian Assistance Task force in Meulaboh following the 2004 tsunami, tells TODAY of his experiences during the mission.
TODAY speaks to various people in Aceh about their experiences during the tsunami. For many, the painful memories are still vivid.
TODAY visits the Singapore Sports Institute and finds out what's special about the facilities. Take a tour of the human performance lab, athlete's service centre, sports nutrition lab and more.