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Haiti: 230,000 deaths, New Zealand: 0 deaths. Why?

"With planning, preparation, community support, [..] it is possible to come through a major natural disaster, without major loss of life, and with the resiliency to build again, better than before" writes Jesse Dykstra, Natural Hazards Research Centre at Canterbury University.

Keywords

  • Themes:Critical Infrastructure, Disaster Risk Management, Governance, Social Impacts & Resilience, Structural Safety, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:Haiti, New Zealand

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/15293

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