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Claire B. Rubin has 38 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Tag Archives: Haiti
In my view, it is a sad commentary that the U.S. Congress has not honored our country’s promises to Haiti and that hiring lobbyists is the answer. Haiti Recovery Aided by U.S. lobbyists, http://www.thehill.com, Oct. 11. According to the article, … Continue reading
[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=new+zealand+earthquake&iid=9700352″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9700352/nzl-christchurch-cleans/nzl-christchurch-cleans.jpg?size=500&imageId=9700352″ width=”380″ height=”234″ /]NZ sets disaster preparedness example, says Clark, NZ Herald, Sept. 16. Former N.Z. Prime Minister, Helen Clark, praises the national preparedness efforts with minimizing the deaths and injuries in the recent Christchurch/Canterbury Earthquake, … Continue reading
As noted two days ago in this blog, the contrast between the outcomes of the same-size earthquakes in NZ and Haiti is stark. Here is a discussion of one of the reasons for the difference. Building code saves NZ from … Continue reading
The catastrophic earthquake that occurred in Haiti in January has resulted in problems with long term recovery: see AP Wire story, June 22; and also a Short Press Release from Senator John Kerry. June 22. [picapp align=”right” wrap=”true” link=”term=haiti+earthquake&iid=8383067″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/8383067/pace-rebuilding-efforts/pace-rebuilding-efforts.jpg?size=500&imageId=8383067″ … Continue reading