[COMM-ORG] query: disaster prevention and response organizing
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Tue Mar 9 13:15:28 CST 2010
[ed: thanks to Jayne for replying to Wettaka's query.]
From: Jayne Cravens <jc at coyotecommunications.com>
Greetings, Wettaka Abasar.
In order to get answers to your question about long term strategies of
landslide prevention and short term interventions, I suggest you post
your question to:
These two communities are made up of aid and development professionals
all over the world.
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> From: wettaka abasar <wabasar at yahoo.com>
> Dear Members,
> Iam part of a team doing a survey on Malaria for the CLINTON FOUNDATION
> in Eatern Uganda.
> I visited the affected communities as the heavy rains were pouring down
> the hills.I visited the school and health centre where hundreds of rural
> dwellers were burried.
> I talked to the school children who are now burried.The Government as
> well as the Red Cross have intervened but still gaping holes in the
> relief effort remain.
> I have just come from Butaleja District where the Manafwa and Namatala
> Rivers have bust their banks.
> About three hundred families have been lucky to escape but may not
> survive the hunger and water borne diseases that will result from the
> floods.The community coping mechanisms seems to be wanting.
> Kindly share with me how we can deal with long term strategies of
> landslide prevention and short term interventions to suppliment
> Government efforts.
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