INDIA TSUNAMI EVENT
Performance and Preparedness: Lessons from the tsunami
December 15, 2005
Taj Coromandel - Clive Duplex
On December 15, 2005, nearly one year after the tsunami, Fritz Institute hosted a conference in Chennai, India to reflect on lessons learned during the rescue, relief and rehabilitation phases. Titled Performance and Preparedness: Lessons from the tsunami, the conference brought together representatives from government, aid agencies, the private sector, the media and the beneficiary community. Also presented were the results of a year-long study, sponsored by Fritz Institute, of NGOs and the perceptions of the affected populations in India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. The second part of the study, Recipient Perceptions of Aid Effectiveness: Rescue, Relief and Rehabilitation in tsunami Affected Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka, was released December 6, 2005. Finally, this event also recognized several humanitarian organizations that have been identified by aid recipients as providing excellent service.
Jaya News (Tamil)
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