Background and activities

My research interests cover a broad spectrum of development processes and dilemmas and humanitarian challenges. 

Post crisis recovery

v  Disaster Management- Response, Reconstruction and Recovery

v  Peace building- Processes, Prospects and Dilemmas

v  Forced Migration- exploring the challenges and interventions (Return, Integration and resettlement of refugees and IDPs)

v  Humanitarian Accountability –Policy and practice

Development Issues

v  Poverty and livelihoods

v  Role of NGOs  in service delivery and sustainable development

v  Aid Performance – Financing development, assessing development processes and outcomes

v  Sustainable energy 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Khasalamwa, Sarah. (2009) Is ‘build back better’ a response to vulnerability? Analysis of the post-tsunami humanitarian interventions in Sri Lanka. The Tsumani of 2004 in Sri Lanka- Impacts and Policy in the Shadow of Civil War.