After the Deluge: Is Disaster Mental Health Serving Tsunami Survivors?
Waters, Rob, Psychotherapy Networker
After the Deluge
Is disaster mental health serving tsunami survivors?
BY ROB WATERS
The tsunami that battered Southeast Asia at the end of 2004, killing some 300,000 people and leaving hundreds of thousands more to cope with almost unbearable losses, has inspired an enormous outpouring of charity. As millions of dollars flowed in, foreign governments, international organizations, and aid groups launched massive relief operations to provide emergency food, shelter, and medical care to the beleaguered survivors. These efforts appear to have succeeded in preventing starvation and the spread of disease, but as humanitarian efforts have shifted …
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Publication information: Article title: After the Deluge: Is Disaster Mental Health Serving Tsunami Survivors?. Contributors: Waters, Rob - Author. Magazine title: Psychotherapy Networker. Volume: 29. Issue: 3 Publication date: May/June 2005. Page number: Not available. © Psychotherapy Networker, Inc. Mar/Apr 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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