All too often our response after a tragedy – either manmade or natural - is to pick up the pieces, dust ourselves off and get back on with our lives. How about learning from our misfortunes? How about bringing to book those either responsible or whose responsibility it was to prevent or mitigate such disasters? How about a little disaster management of which we have a full-fledged department in the Ministry of Home Affairs?
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