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Fred Cuny (1944-1995) -Disaster Relief Innovator



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Year 2006
Publisher National Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Language English

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Guatemala Pictures

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Fred Cuny, 1976: Guatemala

Images of Guatemala

Fred Cuny walking down a road with packages in his arms Building destroyed by explosion

An injured woman laying on a stretcher People being struck in the street

The people who Cuny had trained in construction were seen as community leaders, but because they were seen as threats to the political structure, they were killed.

Peasants next to the debris Cuny talking to a person

Cuny was accustomed to talking as much as possible to the inhabitants of the localities he visited. He believed that this was the best way to bring relief after a disaster

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