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UMass Boston- Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters hosts international conference

On Novbember 16 through 19 the international conference,"Rebuilding Sustainable Communities for Children and Their Families After Disasters" will be held in the UMass Boston Campus Center. The four objectives of this conference include:
  • The role of gender equality in alleviating poverty and assisting children, their families and their communities after disasters;
  • The status of children and women in various communities after disasters and the continuing need for superior research and appropriate data;
  • The roles of governments, the private sector, and non-governmental organizations; and,
  • The promotion of human dignity in the creation of sustainable environments that empower families in the aftermath of disasters.

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