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The Indian Ocean tsunami : the global response to a natural disaster / edited by Pradyumna P. Karan and Shanmugam P. Subbiah ; cartography by Dick Gilbreath
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2011
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 3rd Floor  HV603 2004.A78 I53 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004
Tsunami relief -- Asia
Humanitarian assistance -- Asia
Emergency management -- Asia
Tsunami damage -- Asia
Disaster relief -- Asia
Physical Description xii, 310 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: when nature turns savage / Pradyumna P. Karan -- The tsunami disaster on the Andaman Sea coast of Thailand / Masatomo Umitsu -- The geoenvironment and the giant tsunami disaster in the northern part of Sumatra Island, Indonesia / Masatomo Umitsu -- Geological and geomorphological perspectives of the tsunami on the Tamil Nadu Coast, India / S. R. Singarasubramanian ... [et al.] -- Tsunami inundations and their impact in the Kaveri River delta, Tamil Nadu, India / S. Rani Senthamarai and J. Francis Lawrence -- Impact of the tsunami on the coastal ecosystems of the Andaman Islands, India / Ramesh Ramchandran, Purvaja Ramachandran, Bojarajan Senthilkumar, and Brigitte Urban -- Environmental damage in the Maldives from the Indian Ocean tsunami / Koji Fujima -- Tsunami disasters in Seenigama Village, Sri Lanka, and Taro Town, Japan / Kenji Yamazaki and Tomoko Yamazaki -- Post-tsunami recovery in south Thailand, with special reference to the tourism industry / David Zurick -- The role of NGOs in tsunami relief and reconstruction in Cuddalore District, South India / Muthusami Kumaran and Tricia Torris -- Sociocultural frame, religious networks, miracles: experiences from tsunami disaster management in South India / Seiko Sugimoto, Antonysamy Sagayaraj, and Yoshio Sugimoto -- Achievements and weaknesses in post-tsunami reconstruction in Sri Lanka / Martin Mulligan and Judith Shaw -- Improving governance structures for natural disaster response: lessons from the Indian Ocean tsunami / Miranda A. Schreurs -- Transnational geopolitical competition and national disasters: lessons from the Indian Ocean tsunami / Christopher Jasparro and Jonathan Taylor
Alternate Author Karan, Pradyumna P. (Pradyumna Prasad)
Subbiah, Shanmugam P
Gilbreath, Dick

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