Rehabilitation Archive

5 Mar 2008

Organizational response to disaster -the case of tsunami, December 2004

The Tsunami struck Sri Lanka on 26th December 2004, causing an enormous devastation of human lives and property. State and non-state sectors being unprepared and poor coordination of international and local assistance left people internally displaced even
5 Mar 2008

Identification of resilient species for maritime vegetation affected by tsunami in Hambantota district of Sri Lanka

Among the many coastal districts struck by the Tsunami disaster, Hambantota District in the Southern region, suffered heavy losses to the coastal vegetation, biodiversity, increase salinity level of crop lands and water pollution, thus transforming the coastal
5 Mar 2008

Impact of post – tsunami rehabilitation activities on selective fishing in the Northern coast of Jaffna peninsula

A questionnaire based survey was conducted in May 2006, among the Tsunami affected fishermen of Northern Jaffna peninsula, in order to assess the fishing effort after Tsunami rehabilitation activities. 4337 families along the coast from Valvettithurai to
5 Mar 2008

Assessment of tsunami damage on the coastal vegetation in 3 selected locations in Yala National Park

Tsunami, the killer wave swept nearly two thirds of the coast of Sri Lanka on 26th of December, 2004. About 40,000 people died and around 500,000 people were displaced, more than 119,000 houses damaged either fully or
3 Mar 2008

Organizational response to disaster -the case of tsunami, December 2004

The Tsunami struck Sri Lanka on 26th December 2004, causing an enormous devastation of human lives and property. State and non-state sectors being unprepared and poor coordination of international and local assistance left people internally displaced even
28 Feb 2008

Hydrogeological condition and groundwater quality distribution in the tsunami affected Southern coastal area of Sri Lanka

Groundwater monitoring in the tsunami affected southern coastal Weligama bay area was conducted during May 2005 to July 2006 to determine the hydrogeological conditions and groundwater quality by selecting 90 dug wells where water level, electrical conductivity
28 Feb 2008

Assessment of tsunami damage on the coastal vegetation in five selected districts in the coastal zone of Sri Lanka, after one and half years of tsunami

Tsunami, the killer wave swept nearly two thirds of the coast of Sri Lanka on 26th of December, 2004. About 40,000 people died and around 500,000 people were displaced, more than 119,000 houses damaged either fully or
28 Feb 2008

Post-tsunami natural regeneration of coastal vegetation in the Hambantota district in south-eastern Sri Lanka.

A qualitative rapid survey was conducted in 45 plots distributed in the gentle seashore vegetation and sand dunes (n = 13), coastal scrublands (n = 19), and mangroves (n = 13) along the coastline of Hambantota District,
28 Feb 2008

Coordination and information management mechanisms of the tsunami emergency and rehabilitation operations in agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors in Sri Lanka

The widespread destruction caused by tsunami on December 26, 2004 brought a heavy toll on livelihoods and natural resources in the three sectors. Numerous international and national organizations assist the affected areas with main aim of restoring
28 Feb 2008

Designing green belts in the coastal zone of Hambantota

Tsunami, which occurred in the Indian Ocean on 26th of December, 2004 caused severe damage to Sri Lanka’s coastline. Hambantota District, situated in the south of the country was among the worst affected. 19 GS Divisions in