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From the Wilson Center: After the Disaster: Rebuilding Communities

Recent history has shown that no country, developed or developing, is immune to the effects of a natural disaster. The catastrophic tsunami that struck Indonesia in 2004, the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and Hurricane Katrina in the United States in 2005, are all reminders of the deep and long-lasting impacts that disasters can have from the local neighborhood all the way up to the national level.
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Japan marks second anniversary of triple disaster

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (2 years ago)

The two-year anniversary Monday of Japan's devastating earthquake, tsunami and nuclear catastrophe is serving to spotlight the stakes of the country's struggles to clean up radiation, rebuild lost communities and determine new energ... Read Post

Ten years after the Boxing Day tsunami, are the world’s coasts any safer?

News : The Raw Story (10 hours ago)

Ten years ago we witnessed one of the worst natural disasters in history, when a huge earthquake off the coast of Sumatra triggered a devastating tsunami which swept across the Indian Ocean. An estimated 230,000 people lost their li... Read Post

Remembering the Asian Tsunami Disaster of 2004

Society & Culture : Huffington Post: Impact Blog (44 minutes ago)

Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake or Asian Tsunami Disaster, which killed an estimated 230,000 people in 14 countries. It has earned its place as one of the deadliest natural disasters in hist... Read Post


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