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The Asian Tsunami: Aid and Reconstruction after a Disaster

Jayasuriya, Sisira; McCawley, Peter; Nidhiprabha, Bhanupong; Resosudarmo, Budy; Weerakoon, Dushni


This book is a compilation of hundreds of reports and articles about the 2004 Asian Tsunami disaster and underlines the fact that global disaster risks are highly concentrated in poor countries. The death toll following the 2004 Asian tsunami - close to 230,000 people - was stunning. The devastation that the tsunami caused highlights the need to strengthen approaches to disaster risk reduction activities across Asia. Summarizing hundreds of reports and articles about the disaster, this book...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Book


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