Palayamkottai TRINet Workshop Report

A workshop on the 'Status of Post Tsunami Rehabilitation in Tirunelveli and Tuticorin Districts of Tamil Nadu' was organized by TRINet at Palayamkottai on 8 August, 2006. Though it was organized for half a day, the discussions were so interesting and it spilt over lunch time ending by around 3 pm. The meeting attracted more participants than had been estimated and everyone participated enthusiastically. Sixty four participants representing twenty seven NGOs, leaders from CBOs, activists and officers of the local administration in the districts of Tirunelveli and Tuticorin participated in the workshop. The workshop was towards providing an opportunity for those NGO leaders, members of the CBOs, and others working for the rehabilitation of the tsunami victims to come together on one platform to share and understand their work and their roles in the rehabilitation process.