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See the Aftermath of the Japan Earthquakes

See the Aftermath of the Japan Earthquakes

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Two earthquakes in Japan killed at least 41 people, injured about 1,500 more and left hundreds of thousands without water or electricity…

 

Building disaster resilience for mountain communities

When disaster strikes, access constraints can severely affect timely humanitarian assistance to isolated and disaster-prone mountain communities. Local people often are forced to be self-sufficient in the first days and weeks following a disaster. Last year, Tajikistan’s vulnerable mountain communities were struck by flash floods, mudslides and a 7.2-magnitude earthquake. But what is being done to reduce the vulnerability of these at-risk communities and increase their skills as first responders?…

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