After the tsunami: legal implications of mass burials of unidentified victims in Sri Lanka

PLoS Med. 2005 Jun;2(6):e185. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020185. Epub 2005 Jun 28.


Perera discusses how the tsunami highlighted gaps in the laws in Sri Lanka on death investigation and mass burials.

MeSH terms

  • Burial / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • DNA Fingerprinting
  • Disaster Planning / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Disasters*
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Forensic Dentistry
  • Humans
  • Sri Lanka