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Think about what needs to be in place after disasters


ICE vice-president Gordon Masterton has urged governments in the Tsunami hit region to invest aid money in building more robust structures in vulnerable communities so they can act as shelters after future tsunami strikes.

'Governments have to think about what needs to be in place after a disaster. It would be a huge advantage if the important buildings were more substantial, ' he said.

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