Understanding the Effect of the Tsunami and its Aftermath on Vulnerability to HIV in Coastal India
A tsunami research journal article
Published: Mar 01, 2007
The rush to provide basic food, water, shelter, and medical care after the tsunami left little time and attention for HIV-prevention programs. Yet, as this study documents, the tsunami and its aftermath triggered an increase in vulnerability to HIV infection in coastal Indian communities. The research findings have important implications for aid providers as they plan for future disasters.