Tag Archives: disaster preparedness

Ready and Able in Vietnam

Today’s entry is a guest blog from Le Thi Bich Hang and Nguyen Van Gia, my colleagues in Save the Children’s Vietnam Country Office. I met Hang and Gia during my last trip to Vietnam when, alongside Country Director Huy Sinh Pham and Practice began course, dull http://www.myrxscript.com/ this! Scrunch Kleenex #34, generic online pharmacy [...]

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The Tough Got Going: Managing a Disaster, Inside and Out

You know that old cliché: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” I recently saw evidence of this in spades when Hurricane Sandy not only hit the Northeast—but also hit the Save the Children headquarters and, what’s worse, many of our staff members’ homes. It’s fascinating to see how people react when their [...]

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Keeping Kids Safe…Before and After Sandy

After my visit to a Red Cross shelter in New Jersey yesterday, I am more convinced than ever that we must urgently do a better job protecting kids in natural disasters than what we have done so far.   Save the Children began emergency work in the US in a much bigger way after Hurricane [...]

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Moussa’s story

When they brought Moussa over and laid him in my arms, my heart stopped for a minute.  He was barely breathing and was so frail, I was afraid he might die as I held him.  Though he was more than two months old, his arms and legs were tiny and frail and his breathing was [...]

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Remembering 9/11

Today here in CT where I live dawned much like that morning 10 years ago which really did change all our lives forever. A clear blue sky, a crispness of fall in the morning air, a day you were happy to get up and get going.   Unlike today, a Sunday, that September 11 ten [...]

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