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  1. Blast has blown a hole in wall of secrecy

    Posted Apr 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the site of the disaster, in the town of Ryongchon. All of this raises the hope that humanitarian aid can be directed towards the town when its needs are assessed. Given the country's chronic ... the European Union and the US are also offering help. The Red Cross and the United Nations Food Programme, already present in the country, are sure to play a role. Any access that outsiders are granted ...

  2. Brave nation starts to recover

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... natural disaster in living memory in the country at some 125,000 properties. The estimated cost of clearing away the debris and rebuilding the communities of northeast Japan is equally staggering ... across the landscape. It is a similar story in other towns on Japan's northeast coast. Businesses are reopening, children are going back to school and people are returning to work. Life ...

  3. Biggest challenges ahead for tsunami recovery effort

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is therefore good to see signs that the emergency phase of the huge international relief effort is already coming to an end. The United Nations has declared the operation a success. The next step, ... people's lives- and livelihoods- back on track. Tourism is the key for many of the affected countries. Resorts in Phuket, for example, have occupancy rates of only 10 per cent. Jobs are being lost ...

  4. Asian Tsunami Recovery & Rediscovery

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of the 400,000 people who live on just 38 of the 572 islands in the chain. The visit of the experts, who cover everything from town planning to animal husbandry, will coincide with the monsoon season. ... the United States and a myriad of international and Indian aid agencies. New Delhi turned down initial offers of aid from Washington and other foreign governments. Indeed, despite its own huge ...

  5. After 100 days, the emergence from calamity stands as a testament to the human spirit

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... South China Morning Post teams have fanned out across the Indian Ocean, assessing the progress of countries emerging from the shadow of the worst natural disaster for generations. They have cast ... not come to pass thanks to the largest rescue operation the world has ever seen, mounted by organisations like the United Nations Children's Fund, the Red Cross and Red Crescent and Medecins ...

  6. Cracks in the dream

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... investment, or to bear homes for retirement or holiday lets. Recently, though, many of these countries have been rocked by environmental, social and political catastrophes; confidence dented by bombs ... 30 units, which were originally priced from US$350,000. Despite the post-disaster uncertainty, she managed to negotiate a mere 10 per cent off the asking price. Aiding their decision, says ...



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