Haiti reconstruction hope

At last some reflective, thoughtful views…

ARE WE looking with hope towards the future of a reconstructed Haiti, or to past experiences?
Three priority areas were identified: (1) housing and settlement development; (2) physical and environmental planning; and (3) infrastructure development and coordination.
a method should be identified to tie rubble removal to construction-type projects…. Jamaica’s own January 14, 1907 earthquake that devastated Kingston resulted in tent settlements in Parade Gardens, now called St William Grant Park, and Race Course, now called National Heroes Park…
Afterwards, a new Jamaica building code was developed.

Read here:http://mobile.jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20110127/cleisure/cleisure4.php


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