Monthly Archives February 2017

Know Thy Neighbour

“Recovery from natural and other disasters does not depend on the overall amount of aid received nor on the amount of damage done by the disaster; instead, social capital — the bonds which tie citizens together — functions as the main engine of long term recovery.” — Daniel P. Aldrich, assistant professor of public policy at Purdue University Early last week, Faith & the Common Good partnered with Environment Hamilton and Community-Led Action for Resiliency in Our Neighbourhoods (CLARION) to host a Resilient Hamilton workshop. Stakeholders from Neighbourhood Action Strategy, faith communities, the City of Hamilton Public Health and Emergency Services departments,
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