Links between relief, rehabilitation and development in the tsunami response: Policy study

This is a study of agency policies in relation to LRRD and their operationalisation following the Indian Ocean Tsunami of December 26 2004. It was commissioned by Sida as one of 6 different thematic evaluations organized by the Tsunami Evaluation Coalition (TEC). The objective of the study is ˜to find out what ideas and practices regarding LRRD governed operations and roles of the various actors, and to assess what consequences those ideas, practices, and subsequent actions had or may have for the affected population. ' This study focuses on the policy issues, and is complemented by two further country studies on LRRD undertaken by Channel Research.