Curbing Corruption in Tsunami Relief Operations
In response to the growing concerns about corruption in tsunami relief operations, the ADB/OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia-Pacific and Transparency International organized an expert's meeting on corruption prevention in tsunami relief operations hosted by the Government of Indonesia held in Jakarta on 7-8 April 2005. The meeting brought together the six worst-hit-countries-India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.
This publication assembles the meeting's issue papers and conclusions, providing a useful resource for the wide range of individuals and organizations working to ensure equitable tsunami assistance.
- Meeting Conclusions and Framework for Action
- Summary of Proceedings
- Issue Papers
- Country Ownership and Participatory Decision-Making as Means to Enhance Transparency - The Case of the Kutch Earthquake Reconstruction
- Improving the Transparency of Aid Flows - The Implementation of Good Governance for the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Aceh and Nias
- Strengthening Financial Safeguards and Administrative Capacity - Managing the Risks of Corruption in Humanitarian Relief Operations
- Facilitating Effective and Transparent Procurement and Implementation - Needs Assessment, Contracting, and Execution
- Ensuring Effective Project Monitoring and Evaluation - Exploring the Role of Community Feedback Mechanisms
- Effective Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Complaint-Handling Mechanisms - The Malaysian Experience