Evolving Strategies For Long-term Rehabilitation On Shelter and Development in the Tsunami Affected Areas of Tamil Nadu

Shelter and Habitat Development in the Tsunami -affected areas of Tamil Nadu; OBJECTIVES OF THE EXERCISE: · To undertake an in-depth study of a few villages worst- affected in the tsunami andmake observations, both from the specialists' viewpoint as well as through interactions with the various stakeholders, mainly the community; \n-To analyse the scenario prior to the tsunami, the damages brought about by the tsunami and views about the possible rehabilitation measures that can be undertaken; \n-To prepare a model recovery plan and evolve long-term rehabilitation strategies along with community participation with special focus on resettlement/ in-situ redevelopment and housing reconstruction and livelihoods restoration; \n-To indicate areas wherein UNDP and other UN agencies could possibly play a role in the entire rehabilitation process.