May Aye Nwe

 

 

 

Age: 20

 

Summary: Burmese migrant worker who was among one of more than 3,000 Burmese tourists (or residents) reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while she and her childhood friend Khin Htway Yee were traveling on a boat trip to cross a tiny patch of the Andaman Sea near a coastal resort area in southern Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: 1984

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Phuket, Thailand