Smoke and Mirrors: Deficiencies in Disaster Funding

Report
from Tufts University
Published on 01 Jan 2005
Disasters such as the recent tsunami, which derail development can no longer be viewed as short term blips from which society readily recovers. Disasters are part of normality, and if we are to have a longlasting effect we need to rethink the way aid is delivered and invest in development to help minimise the effects of natural phenomena.