It is not often that you see a detailed and candid account of the failings of the response effort to an earthquake. Sadly, the death toll and the law suits that followed the Feb. 2011 earthquake and aftershocks in Christchurch led to this inquiry. The final report was recently released.
- See this local news account: Coroner Rips into CTV Rescue Effort:
- The full text of the Coroner’s Report isCTVfindings. A summary of the key findings is here: CTV Press Summary
Thanks to Ian McLean and John Coleman for the links.