Entries tagged ‘Disaster Planning’
Team leaders from the informal rescue organization Buklod Tao must often leave their families in harm’s way to help others, but a new shelter aims to change that.
The horrific collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh last week recalled a similar recent disaster in Accra, raising questions about building codes and government oversight.
When a devastating flood struck Bangkok in 2011, many citizens had only their informal networks to rely on. In the first Forefront of the Informal City Dialogues, Dustin Roasa reports on how those networks helped save lives — and the city itself.