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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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10/6/14

Life in Madagascar Examined Through Art

Surrounded by fields of rice, 14-year-old Stephanie has a perspective on life that is different from many adolescents around the world. In her small town in Eastern Madagascar, families depend on 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

2/17/09

Madagascar, the Island of “Mora Mora’, Faces More

And it”s not over yet. A ravishing island nation of intense contrasts – immense poverty embedded in luscious landscapes, people who are gentle and smiling, in spite of the deadly cyclones they Read More