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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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7/23/14

Demanding More for Girls

Today  I was honored to join the CARE delegation at the Girl Summit along with notables from Nike Foundation President Maria Eitel to UK Prime Minister David Cameron. Some of the most inspiring Read More

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4/4/11

Only the old ones left

By Robert Laprade

April 1, 2011

Otsuchi--duplex houses occupied by two families or individuals. This is an area where people did not have much to begin with, where younger 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

4/28/09

World renowned musician, Michael Franti, wrote about the CARE National Conference and Celebration on the Huffington post

Time for Passion and Strategy on Climate Change by Michael Franti

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-franti/time-for-passion-and-stra_b...

Ok, here's the deal. I remember reading Read More