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USA: What lessons from hurricane Sandy?

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The best response to natural events like hurricane Sandy lies in a community preparing its political, civic, and even cultural attitudes. Each disaster, such as Katrina, teaches new lessons. What can America's mid-Atlantic region learn from Sandy? The Christian Science Monitor asserts that storms may be physical beasts, but human societies can match them with the resiliency of the highest qualities.

Keywords

  • Themes:Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Recovery, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Hazards:Cyclone
  • Countries/Regions:United States of America

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/29380

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