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Building knowledge, not just houses, in the developing world

Source(s):  Bloomberg LP

Elizabeth Hausler, a bricklayer's daughter helps create safer homes after quakes in China, Indonesia, and Haiti, through her nonprofit, Build Change. "Better construction isn’t the only factor in keeping people safe during earthquakes. When aid groups don’t understand local customs and construction methods, homeowners are often discontented and safety is compromised," writes John Tozzi in his article for Bloomberg Business.

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  • Publication date 23 Nov 2011

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