Natural disasters can reduce entire cities to rubble, leaving streets littered with debris, bodies and toxic material.
Modern warfare’s devastation also brings the hidden dangers of unexploded weapons, landmines and booby traps. Who clears up the wreckage of natural and man-made catastrophes and where does it go?
Who clears up the wreckage of natural and man-made catastrophes and where does it go?
The latest analysis of Aleppo, just completed by the UN’s satellite programme, UNOSAT, suggests more than 7,000 sites have been damaged in the Old City alone. Some witnesses describe rubble and wreckage piled to the top of buildings.