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Political Conflict in Relief

Before this year's refugee camps, there were those from last year, and the year before. A legacy of civil strife complicates any tsunami relief efforts in Sri Lanka. ...

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The Tsunami of Aid

A recent World Bank report on the tsunami gives us reason to be vigilant to the forces of corporate globalization using aid as a pretext to advance their agenda. The tsunami that occurred in December 2004 was clearly one of the deadliest natural disasters ...

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Lessons on Island Living

Indigenous knowledge saves the native Andamanese from the tsunami, but can it save them from settlers and rapacious development? ...

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Aftershocks of International Interventions

South Asia and the Caribbean islands share a complex colonial past which tells us that the power of natural disasters to collapse buildings and shatter lives is insignificant when compared to the power of large scale international interventions to erase ...

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