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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

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4/15/11

The Respectful Road to Recovery

CARE distributes hot meals twice a day in three evacuation centers in Yamada, northern Japan. Photo CARE Japan

By Futaba Kaiharazuka, (Assistant Program Director, Emergency Response, CARE Japan Read More

Japan, four weeks later – the challenges ahead image 1
4/8/11

Japan, four weeks later – the challenges ahead

By Robert Laprade

CARE Emergency Team in Japan

April 6, 2011

Robert Laprade, CARE Emergency Team Leader in northern Japan. Photo: CARE

These are my last days in Read More

The Restoration of a Once Beautiful Town image 1
3/31/11

The Restoration of a Once Beautiful Town


By Futaba Kaiharazuka, (Assistant Program Director, Emergency Response, CARE Japan)

800 people have sought shelter in a Read More
A post-apocalyptic world - Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan image 1
3/25/11

A post-apocalyptic world - Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan

After we had an early morning planning session over Japanese breakfast, we drove to the coast of Iwate prefecture. We came to a small city called Miyako, and while we were driving around the Read More

A Blizzard in the Disaster Zone: Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan image 1
3/24/11

A Blizzard in the Disaster Zone: Blog from the CARE emergency team in Northern Japan

By Robert Laprade

CARE Emergency Team in Japan

March 23, 2011

“Today we have arrived in Northern Japan. We flew from Tokyo, Japan”s capital city, to Read More

6/21/08

Why Do I Care?

Sean Camoni offers insight and reflection following his advocacy efforts on the Hill for CARE's 2008 National Conference.

Senator Menendez was fighting a cold. A large contingent Read More