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

Source(s):  New Zealand Herald, the - APN Holdings NZ Limited

"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.



 
 
  • Publication date 08 Sep 2010

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