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

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

Project: Research

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 (Australian Agency for International Development): AUD90,000.00
  • RMIT University