Sources and Resources for “Patching Up Paradise”

Worldwatch Institute, Disasters and Peacemaking project, Sri Lanka tab:http://www.worldwatch.org/taxonomy/term/435.

Photos: www.flickr.com/photos/worldwatch -- Sri Lanka set.

History

K.M. de Silva, Reaping the Whirlwind. Ethnic Conflict, Ethnic Politics in Sri Lanka (New Delhi: Penguin Books India, 1999),www.eruditor.com/exec/books/item/9780140270655.html.

Peace and Conflict Analysis

International Crisis Group, Sri Lanka: The Failure of the Peace Process, Asia Report No. 124 (Colombo and Brussels: 28 November 2006). http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=4523&l=1.

Jonathan Goodhand and Bart Klem, with Dilrukshi Fonseka, S.I. Keethaponcalan, and Shonali Sardesai, Aid, Conflict and Peacebuilding in Sri Lanka, 2000–2005 (Colombo: Asia Foundation, August 2005).http://www.asiafoundation.org/pdf/full_sr_report.pdf.

Centre for Policy Alternatives (Colombo), Peace Confidence Index (February 2007), at http://www.cpalanka.org/research_papers/PCI_February_2007_REPORT.pdf, and War, Peace and Governance in Sri Lanka: Overview and Trends 2006 (January 2007), at http://www.cpalanka.org/research_papers/War_Peace_Governance.pdf.

National Peace Council of Sri Lanka, http://www.peace-srilanka.org/.

Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, http://www.slmm.lk/.

Darini Rajasingham-Senanayake, “Dysfunctional Democracy and the Dirty War in Sri Lanka,” Asia Pacific Issues, No. 52 (Honolulu: East-West Center, May 2001).http://www.eastwestcenter.org/res-rp-publicationdetails.asp?pub_ID=1136&SearchString=.

Human Rights and Refugees

International Crisis Group, Sri Lanka’s Human Rights Crisis, Asia Report No.135 (Colombo and Brussels: 14 June 2007), at http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=4896&l=1.

Human Rights Watch Sri Lanka page, http://hrw.org/doc/?t=asia&c=slanka.

Amnesty International Sri Lanka page, http://web.amnesty.org/library/eng-lka/index.

UNHCR Sri Lanka office, http://www.unhcr.lk/index.html.

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, Sri Lanka country page, http://www.internal-displacement.org/8025708F004CE90B/(httpCountries)/0BB9CBD990450F5F802570A7004C148F?OpenDocument.

Post-Tsunami Reports

Post-Tsunami Recovery and Reconstruction, Joint Report of the Government of Sri Lanka and Development Partners (Colombo: December 2006). Available on Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) Web site, at http://www.rada.gov.lk/portal/resources/Reports/23012007_2ndYearReportFinal.pdf.

Office of the UN Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery, Sri Lanka country page, http://www.tsunamispecialenvoy.org/country/srilanka.asp.

Mandeep Kaur Grewal, Approaches to Equity in Post-Tsunami Assistance. Sri Lanka: A Case Study, commissioned by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery (New York: November 2006). http://www.tsunami-evaluation.org/NR/rdonlyres/06B7033C-446F-407F-BF58-7D4A71425BFF/0/ApproachestoEquity.pdf.

Tsunami Evaluation Coalition, http://www.tsunami-evaluation.org/.

Disasters, Humanitarianism, and Development:

IRIN News, Sri Lanka Country Page, http://newsite.irinnews.org/Asia-Country.aspx?Country=LK.

ReliefWeb, Sri Lanka Country Page, http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc104?OpenForm&rc=3&cc=lka.

UNDP Sri Lanka Page, http://www.lk.undp.org/.

UNDP, Crisis Prevention and Recovery, Sri Lanka, http://www.undp.org/bcpr/disred/english/regions/asia/srilanka.htm.

World Bank Sri Lanka Page, http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/SOUTHASIAEXT/0,,contentMDK:20889265~pagePK:146736~piPK:146830~theSitePK:223547,00.html.

NGOs

Sewalanka Foundation, http://www.sewalanka.org/.

Sarvodaya, http://www.sarvodaya.org/.

Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies, http://www.humanitarian-srilanka.org/.

Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) in Sri Lanka, http://www.brac.net/srilanka.htm.

PBS, “RX for Survival: The Story of BRAC,” http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/rxforsurvival/series/video/c_faz_atl_bangladesh2.html, and http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/rxforsurvival/series/video/c_roh_chp_bangladesh1.html. (Short videos about the origins and general work of the BRAC).