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COMPARATIVE RESEARCH ON NATURAL DISASTERS IN NEW ORLEANS AND SOUTH AFRICA

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The objective of this work is to compare the natural disasters of New Orleans and South Africa in terns ***** survival statistics and in relation to children of natural disasters in terms ***** symptomology, interventions and resources in rebuilding the urban places after disaster. Lessons have been learned by both South Africa ***** New ***** humanitarian aid work efforts ***** in terms of what could have been perceived both in mitigation of ***** and all ***** superstorms to come on for these ***** other areas throughout the world. There is however, a silver lining in the clouds behind the devastati***** and d*****aster ***** the s*****rms in that awareness now exists about what can be done proactively to prepare for and reduce ***** potentialities of these natural disaster.

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This ***** exam*****es both South Africa ***** ***** Orleans from the aspect of a critical analysis of ***** might have been done to mitigate some of the damage inflicted by the natural ***** in these two *****stances and further to envision what might be ***** in retrospect ***** strengthen the response of ***** efforts in *****se two occurrences of a ***** disaster.

I. DISASTER ASSESSMENT OF ***** AFRICA & NEW ORLEANS

The work entitled: "The Role of Institutions in Reducing Vulnerability to Recurrent Natural Disasters in susta*****able livelihoods development: Case Study South South-Africa" relates the incidence in March 2003 when: "...a powerful weather system swept across the South Western Cape triggering widespread loss, damage and human hardship. " (Department of Social Services and Poverty Alleviation of the Provincial Government of the Western *****. & United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ***** the Provincial Development Council of ***** Western Cape, 2005) The study of the Department of Social Services and ***** Alleviation of he Provincial Government of ***** ***** Cape, along with the ***** ***** Councils and the United Nations Food ***** Agricultural organization in a research partnership that recorded flood levels ***** the incidence and in a multidiscipl*****ary method in the team formed ***** address this ***** area. The research was ********** ***** involvement of specialists in climate *****, flood hydrology, land-use, social risk assessment, ***** management and disaster impact analysis..." (Department of Social ***** and Poverty Alleviation of the Provincial Government of ***** Western Cape. ***** ***** Nations Food and Agriculture ***** and the Provincial Development Council of the Western Cape, 2005) An extensive report is said to ***** *****en written concerning disease management ***** disaster ***** analysis. The focus of the ***** states an intent ***** illustrating "the interrelationships between the physical aspects of the hazard process, patterns of social vulnerability ********** the role of intervening institutional mechanisms to mediate the impact of extreme weather events." (***** of ***** Services and Poverty ***** of the Provincial Government of the Western Cape. & United Nations Food and ***** Organization ***** the ***** Development Council of the ***** Cape, 2005) It is reported in the work ***** the

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