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Asia needs to prepare better for disasters

Asia News Network writers call for improvement in emergency-response systems to help people caught in sudden disasters. Here are excerpts:

Editorial The Nation, Thailand

The Thai military is in the global spotlight, thanks to two major rescue operations.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 14, 2018, with the headline 'Asia needs to prepare better for disasters'. Print Edition | Subscribe