Study of the Tsunami Aftermath and Recovery
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Thank you for your interest in the STAR data.

It is imperative that the confidentiality of the respondents in STAR is not comprised. Therefore, in order to obtain a copy of the STAR microdata for research purposes, you must complete and submit the data use agreement through the STAR website. If the data are used in ways that are prohibited by this agreement, the incident will be reported to the authorities at your institution including the office that is responsible for scientific integrity and misconduct.

If you are requesting the data for your own research for which you are the principal investigator:
      Are you a student? Yes.

If you requesting the data for research for which you are not the principal investigator click here.
(examples: you are an RA, project manager, or assistant requesting the data for a faculty member or researcher.)