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Claire B. Rubin has 39 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Tag Archives: Pakistan
A recent article titled The Special Pain of a Slow Disaster, NY Times, November 10, raises a number of interesting points that I have not seen before. I will mention two points – the first is lagging assistance to areas … 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
[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=pakistan+floods&iid=9640051″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9640051/pakistani-flood-victims/pakistani-flood-victims.jpg?size=500&imageId=9640051″ width=”234″ height=”156″ /]As noted here many times, the recovery process is a complex one and one that is hard to accomplish in the U.S. When the U.S. participates in the international response to a major … Continue reading
This past week, several significant reports were issued that deal with the enormous importance of an effective and efficient recovery process in Pakistan. Three of the best ones I found are: Floods expose civilian-military divide in Pakistan Massive flooding in … Continue reading
From the Christian Science Monitor, August 19 – Pakistan floods: Why aid is so slow compared to Haiti earthquake. Pakistan floods have displaced 4 million people, but aid to the country has been at a trickle compared to other catastrophes, … Continue reading
Although the flooding has gone on for weeks, somehow the full scale and impact of the catastrophic flooding has not been effectively communicated to the world at large.[picapp align=”right” wrap=”true” link=”term=pakistan+flood&iid=9562117″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9562117/aerial-view-the-flooded/aerial-view-the-flooded.jpg?size=500&imageId=9562117″ width=”234″ height=”139″ /]See Death toll rises from Pakistan … Continue reading
While we in the U.S. have been focused on the oil spill and its many ramifications, elsewhere in the world at least three large countries (Russia, China, and Pakistan) have been experiencing record-setting disasters. According to the source ReliefWeb, August … Continue reading