Posts Tagged ‘disaster response’
Haitian Earthquake Thoughts.

CBC radio has been covering the Haitian earthquake disaster around the clock.  For the past two or three days, one of the most discussed talking-head topics was the seemingly slow response by the international community in physically importing aid into the country.  Aside from the tiny airport and minimal port facilities, one commentator mentioned that […]

Charity and the reality of disaster logistics

From danwei.org Jiao Na had come a long way to help the people of Sichuan. A Chinese teacher living in Kunming, she had seen the pictures and heard the cries for help. Not content to mail supplies, she contacted a local health bureau in Chengdu and arranged to purchase the supplies they said they needed […]

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