Natural disasters are inevitable, but their catastrophic impact can be systematically minimised. Hilda Cleofe, Executive Director at theCorporate Network for Disaster Response
(CNDR), the Philippines, and Terry Chapman, Enterprise Strategist at Microsoft New Zealand
, share with Rahul Joshi their experiences in helping agencies sidestep the most brutal consequences of large-scale disasters.
As a nation, the Philippines has experienced an inordinate number of natural disasters striking its many islands over the past few years. In 1990, the Luzon Island earthquake affected 228,000 families and cost the country US$300 million in damages. This event gave birth to Read more…