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Impact of the tsunami response on local and national capacities


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Resource type:Evaluation reports
Keywords:Capacity development, Disasters, Livelihoods, Local capacity, National & regional actors
Countries:Indonesia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand
Agency:TEC - Tsunami Evaluation Coalition
Author(s):Scheper, E., Parakrama, A., Patel, S.
Date published:July 2006

Objectives: To assess how local and national capacities changed as a result of the tsunami response; to assess how well international actors engaged with local and national capacities in providing relief and recovery assistance; to assess the intended and unintended changes to local and national capacities as a result of the tsunami response by international actors; to assess the extent to which transition/risk reduction/recovery programming, planned and implemented, is likely to influence local and national capacities; to distil lessons learned for efforts to strengthen local and national capacities for future crisis response and recovery; to ensure that all the above assess and highlight gender differences and the varied experiences of women and men.

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