Why should we focus on human rights in the aftermath of a natural disaster? Governments and the international community are obligatedlegally, politically, and morallyto undertake recovery efforts in ways that are consistent with the human rights of those most affected by disaster.
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Indian Ocean Tsunami (2004), Human rights, Right to health, Right to housing, Right to labor, Indian Ocean tsunami, discrimination, right to work, rights of vulnerable groups, displaced persons, Human Rights Law
Lewis, Hope, "Human rights and natural disaster : the Indian Ocean tsunami" (2006). School of Law Faculty Publications. 259.