The mental legacy of the Christchurch quakes

The mental legacy of the Christchurch quakes

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The spotlight is on children and young people as many Cantabrians battle to recover mental health and well-being after a long series of earthquakes.  With the quakes’ full impact still emerging, mental health experts say more support is needed…


In Fort McMurray, let’s build resilience, rather than a repeat disaster

The size of the event and the amount of insured damage caused may put it up there with some of the large flood and moderate hurricane and earthquake losses in the international re-insurance industry’s top 50 costliest natural catastrophes. The event will likely be greater than the current costliest and second costliest insured losses in Canadian history combined: the 2013 Alberta flood and the 1998 Eastern Canada ice storm. Indeed, Fort McMurray appears certain to go down as the costliest wildfire loss in world insurance history…

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