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Peter Guthrie Our 'hidden profession' deserves recognition

In a radio interview only days after the scale of the flooding in Central America became apparent, Nicaragua's ambassador called on the international community to send doctors to the area and pleaded for aircraft, especially helicopters, to bring supplies to the stranded. On the same day Claire Short, minister at the Department for International Development, spoke of the need for immediate assistance, referring to emergency supplies. Although the relief effort has now included engineers, ...

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