Friday, February 19, 2010

Bring on the Red Helmet Brigade

Bring on the Red Helmet Brigade: The earthquake in Haiti has shown that the international community needs a UN-led team to co-ordinate disaster relief, by René Préval and Nicole Guedj, The Guardian, February 18, 2010 For more than a month, Haiti has been immersed in a climate of chaos and desolation. The first estimates reported more than 200,000 dead and 300,000 wounded. Hundreds of thousands of survivors have settled in improvised camps that may permanently be part of the island's landscape.
And yet, we have to be grateful for the solidarity of the international community that came in help to Haiti just a few hours after the disaster. More...

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