Christchurch needs decisions

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20th June, 2011
Pity Christchurch. Not that pity is what the embattled citizens of New Zealand’s second-largest city most want, of course. Sympathy? They will take that. Assistance? Definitely. But most urgently, they want decisions, money and action. From the start, everyone knew this would be a long haul, although back in September when the first big earthquake struck, no one would have predicted that a much more devastating quake would come and bring with it such a terrible human toll. Now, geologists and geophysicists have sketched likely scenarios for the frequency and size of earthquakes to come, ...

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