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This Changing World: The 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka: Destruction and recovery

Daya Gunatillake

Tragedy struck Sri Lanka on 26 December 2004 when massive tsunami waves inundated the greater part of the south-west, south, east and the north-east of the 1360km (833 miles) coastline of this small pear-shaped island. This article discusses how the island has set about recovering from this disaster.

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  • Volume: 92
  • Issue: 3
  • Date: Autumn 2007

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