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Nepal earthquake response offers lessons for future disasters

26 Sep 2016, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

After the 2015 earthquake, Nepal received a huge wave of international support. Well-meaning though it was, the huge influx of helpers actually complicated relief efforts. A recent symposium heard panelists talk about managing relief effectively; rebuilding; the role of the media and technology during disasters; and how to prepare for future disasters.



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