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After the Tsunami

Rapid Environmental Assessment

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: April 2005
  • Page count: 144
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 05.III.D.23

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The earthquake and tsunami of 26 December 2004, and the events that followed, will be remembered as among the worst human tragedies in history. This report provides a preliminary ground-level look at the tsunami’s impact on various sectors of the region’s environment. It highlights problems in need of immediate attention, underscoring the strong link between environment and sustainable livelihood and the need for improved early warning and disaster preparedness systems.