Category Archives: Natural Disasters

The Perilous Politics of Reconstruction

The fact is that few people are ever happy with the way that any disaster is handled. It is simply inevitable that the aura of Anna’s splendid leadership through two disasters will steadily fade as reconstruction proceeds. Her image problem will be made worse by … Continue reading

Posted in Everald@Large Newsletter 2011, Natural Disasters

“We’ll all be rooned” – said Hanrahan

Devastating floods have hit us hard. Their waters are slowly going away, but they will surely return in force as the current cyclones are already indicating. Nevertheless, we are not going to be ‘rooned,’ as was predicted by a character called Hanrahan, created by Father … Continue reading

Posted in Everald@Large Newsletter 2011, Natural Disasters