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Barrett808 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-11-10 01:22 PM
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Peak Humanitarian Aid
Peak Humanitarian Aid: The period during which accelerating climate crises overwhelm the capacity of industrial civilization to handle them.

Has this peak arrived, along with the others? The July 2010 flood catastrophe in Pakistan suggests that it has.

The United Nations reports that the scale of the flood damage is larger than the combined damage from the 2004 tsunami, the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir, and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The UN has launched its largest-ever appeal for aid, and donors are falling short. ...

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jwirr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-11-10 02:39 PM
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1. Starting with Katrina we have not been doing a very good job of
helping in crisis. Sure it is a big thing for a short news period but then it sinks out of sight and another disaster takes its place.
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