Disaster Relief Series: Emergency Food Aid in East Asia After the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake

Disaster Relief Series: Emergency Food Aid in East Asia After the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake

The 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and the resulting tsunami killed 150,000 people and devastated local agriculture, food supplies, and stores of clean water. Emergency food aid was critical to for remaining survivors. The disaster inspired waves of contributions from the international community, but only the World Food Programme regularly tracked and reported on relief progress.

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