Mercy Corps: The future must be 'disaster prevention'

Source(s): Edinburgh Evening News - Johnston Press Digital Publishing

"The future of charity work in the developing world must be 'disaster prevention', not just picking up the pieces afterwards", says Erin Gray, Press Officer for the Edinburgh-based Mercy Corps' European headquarters, in an opinion piece for the Scotsman highlighting several risk reduction initiatives - including measures that help local people help themselves, early warning and monitoring, reclaiming flooded land to grow crops among them.


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