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Between the Japan earthquake/tsunami, Haiti's earthquake, New Orleans, and countless other natural disasters of epic scale, the fact remains that disa

Between the Japan earthquake/tsunami, Haiti's earthquake, New Orleans, and countless other natural disasters of epic scale, the fact remains that disa

In every single disaster situation – from hurricanes to grid outages to warfare – one thing is almost always certain: hygiene disasters. Want examples? After the 2010 hurricane in Haiti, there was a massive outbreak of cholera which killed more than 7,000 people and affected more than 700,000. After the 2009 typhoons in Taiwan, outbreaks of infectious Leptospirosis occurred, which can cause symptoms from headaches to bleeding of the lungs. After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan…

In every single disaster situation – from hurricanes to grid outages to warfare – one thing is almost always certain: hygiene disasters. Want examples? After the 2010 hurricane in Haiti, there was a massive outbreak of cholera which killed more than 7,000 people and affected more than 700,000. After the 2009 typhoons in Taiwan, outbreaks of infectious Leptospirosis occurred, which can cause symptoms from headaches to bleeding of the lungs. After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan…

This paper was written for those involved in planning and implementing relief and early recovery operations in urban areas. Focusing mainly on earthquakes and flooding, it attempts to capture what is currently known about disaster response in urban contexts taking into account recent urban disasters such Typhoon Ketsana in the Philippines (2009), the Haiti earthquake of 2010 and the Northeast Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011.

This paper was written for those involved in planning and implementing relief and early recovery operations in urban areas. Focusing mainly on earthquakes and flooding, it attempts to capture what is currently known about disaster response in urban contexts taking into account recent urban disasters such Typhoon Ketsana in the Philippines (2009), the Haiti earthquake of 2010 and the Northeast Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011.

AGIRE: DA OGGI ATTIVO NUMERAZIONE SOLIDALE 45500 PER SOSTENERE GLI INTERVENTI DELLE ONG A FAVORE DEI PROFUGHI SIRIANI. | Terre des Hommes

AGIRE: DA OGGI ATTIVO NUMERAZIONE SOLIDALE 45500 PER SOSTENERE GLI INTERVENTI DELLE ONG A FAVORE DEI PROFUGHI SIRIANI. | Terre des Hommes