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Hurricane Matthew is just the latest unnatural disaster to strike Haiti

11 Oct 2016, Conversation Media Group, the

Some experts describe disasters as “manifestations of unresolved development problems”. Therefore, disasters are not a natural phenomenon. Humans play a central role. As a result, a natural hazard such as Hurricane Matthew impacts each country in its path differently. Disaster risk is socially-constructed and we must propose solutions that do not ignore root causes.



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