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World Bank Tells Developing Nations to Plan for Disasters

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25 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 07 October 2013

A new World Bank report recommends that developing nations need to be better prepared for disasters. One of its authors, Norman Loayza, explains how better planning could help not only to save lives but to save a state's economy. An event in London sees tech geeks putting their skills to good use for charities and NGOs. Lucy Kellaway continues her series on the history of the office, and we find out from a former FBI negotiator how US politicians could learn to compromise.

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