Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Indian Ocean Tsunami: Disaster, Generosity and Recovery

Athukorala, Premachandra


This paper is an exploratory investigation into the nature and effectiveness of international humanitarian aid effort after the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster. Relief assistance poured in quickly and copiously, and helped avert 'second mortality' from exposure and starvation in the tsunami-affected countries. Foreign aid also provided vital leeway in the reconstruction phase, but limited the aid absorptive capacity of the recipient countries and excessive competition among aid organizations...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Asian Economic Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8381.2012.02083.x


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Athukorala_Indian_Ocean_Tsunami:_2012.pdf179.11 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator