New York Times Article

January 11, 2005 — Leave a comment

But all too often when disaster strikes – from here in Honduras to Iran, where the ancient city of Bam was shattered by an earthquake a year ago, to Mozambique, which endured floods in 2000 – that mission seems to last only as long as the media attention.

After the last bodies are counted and public focus shifts, governments stop sending money, pledges are withdrawn, many private relief organizations pack their bags and the poor are left to finish reconstruction projects in the face of the same entrenched systems of corruption and neglect.

Check out this article from todays New York Times.

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