Targeting Disaster Aid in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka

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In this article we examine the allocation of boats and houses, the two major types of aid made available to tsunami-affected fishery households in Sri Lanka. We investigate the effectiveness of targeting by looking at the distributional impacts and the determinants of allocation of these transfers at the household level. We find that houses were much better targeted than boats in terms of compensating for the losses due to the tsunami. We also find that the ex post distribution of boats is much more unequal than the distribution that prevailed before the tsunami. The reverse is true for the distribution of houses, for which the government took a much more active role.

langue originaleAnglais
Pages (de - à)179-195
Nombre de pages17
journalDevelopment Policy Review
Volume34
Numéro de publication2
Les DOIs
étatPublié - 1 mars 2016

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Sri Lanka
tsunami
targeting
aid
disaster
fishery
determinants
distribution
allocation
household

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