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Recovering after disasters: Why ‘building back safer’ is better than ‘building back better’ image 1
11/3/14

Recovering after disasters: Why ‘building back safer’ is better than ‘building back better’

After natural disasters the phrase ‘Build Back Better’ is a constant refrain from politicians, donors, aid agencies and the media. This short, alliterative phrase has captured the imagination Read More

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Shelter from the Storm image 1
12/2/13

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Shelter from the Storm

 By Suzanne Charest with CARE in the Philippines

A banner across the town hall building in typhoon-hit Albuera reads:

“Hard pressed but not crushed, struck down Read More