Geoscience has played a key role in the recovery of Haiti since the earthquake, but warnings were not heeded in the political sphere. Along with better houses, an adaptive disaster-management infrastructure that incorporates science needs to be built.
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Lerner-Lam, A. Beyond bricks and mortar. Nature Geosci 3, 740–741 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1003
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