n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Natural disasters : editors comment

Volume 28, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



As I write this the world is starting to forget the disaster that was the earthquake in Haiti. When you read this, the event will be even less newsworthy. As news was coming through, along with horrifying footage of the devastation, the Australian Open was showing on another satellite channel, which struck me as totally incongruous. It reminded me of another occasion, many years ago, when I was doing the ironing in our sitting room in Labrador, Canada, and watching footage of a village held hostage to a sniper in the Balkans.

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