Migrant and diaspora remittances flowed generously immediately after the tsunami once again demonstrating the counter cyclical nature of remittances. While some migrants hand carried money back when they returned after the Tsunami others sent money through trusted channels such as banks and other formal channels. But the damage to infrastructure as well as the loss of documents meant that many affected families could not access remittances sent through that route.
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Priya Deshingkar and M. M. M. Aheeyar
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