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Opinion: 'Bad governance failed Haitians'


"Kenya and other African states do not have to experience earthquakes or tropical cyclones before they take appropriate measures to reduce disaster risk. They ought to regard disaster assessment and management as a form of insurance and thereby incorporate it into their development plans" writes Prof Makinda of Murdoch University, Australia on lessons that can be learned from Haiti.

Keywords

  • Themes:Disaster Risk Management, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:Africa, Haiti, Kenya

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/12428

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