Caritas says with the majority of its reconstruction
projects completed three years after the Asia tsunami, the focus of its
work is now preparing coastal communities on how to respond should disaster
The 26 December 2004 tsunami killed more
than 200,000 people in countries as far apart as Indonesia, India, the
Maldives, Sri Lanka and Somalia.
Caritas, one of the world=12s largest
networks of aid agencies, responded to the tsunami with a $485,000,000
programme to be spent over five years.
The money has been used on providing