Rebuilding Sustainable communities: Assessing Post-Tsunami Resettlement Projects in Sri Lanka and India

  • Shaw, Judith Lesley (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Clarke, Mathew (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Mercer, David (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Mulligan, Martin (Chief Investigator (CI))

    Project: Research

    Project Details

    Project Description

    Through a comparative study of five post-tsunami resettlement projects (RPs) in Indonesia, Sri Lanka and india, this practice-oriented research project will inform strategies for the rebuilding of sustaibable communities in regions affected by the 2004 tsunami. The aim is to distil a set of best practices for use by Australia's official aid agency and policy-markers in the ongoing rehabilitation of tsunami-affected communities and in the design of future post-disaster interventions in developing countries. The outcome will be the development of strategies which strenthen responses to post-0disaster resettlement neeeds.
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date7/08/0730/06/09

    Funding

    • Australian Research Council (ARC): AUD80,598.00
    • Australian Research Council (ARC): AUD32,294.00
    • RMIT University
    • Australian Aid (Australia): AUD90,000.00
    • RMIT University