Tag Archives: disaster relief
Posted on 05. Jul, 2013 by Loren Hyatt.
What’s Happening? At 2:37 p.m. local time on Tuesday, July 2, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck northern Sumatra’s Aceh Province in Indonesia. Following the initial quake, the Government of Indonesia Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency reported at least two aftershocks of magnitudes 5.5 and 5.3 on July 2. The earthquake resulted in an estimated 30 […]
Posted on 24. Oct, 2011 by Amy Burke.
When envisioning disaster response efforts in underdeveloped countries, we often imagine a brigade of American do-gooders marching across borders with shovels, blankets, and food to raise poor and disparaged natives from the rubble. When the crisis is stabilized, volunteers clean the dirt off their boots and fly home. This image both makes us proud and […]