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Perspectives: Build Change - One Country at a Time, Creating Worldwide Disaster Resilience

In our latest edition of Perspectives November 2011, we look at: Build Change - One Country at a Time, Creating Worldwide Disaster ResilienceA year and a half ago, the earthquake in Haiti crippled the already troubled nation’s infrastructure. The 7.2 magnitude earthquake displaced over 3 million residents and damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of buildings – both commercial and residential - in the main capital of Port-Au-Prince, as well as its surrounding towns. Hundreds of thousands were left homeless as a result, with many more residents finding refuge in unaffected surrounding areas. Conflicting estimates have put the death toll anywhere between 46,000 and 300,000; the wide range is emblematic of the challenges facing Haiti in the recovery process. Read entire newsletter here
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Posted by lanachan on November 16, 2011 1:32 PM
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