Aberfan - Continuing Lessons from Yesteryear?

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It is now just over 53 years since disaster befell the small Welsh mining village of Aberfan. Despite the passage of time, this article highlights the continued relevance of reflecting upon that awful day and considers what it still has to teach those who are charged with planning our response to today’s emergencies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-26
Number of pages6
VolumeWinter 2019
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2019


  • Aberfan
  • lessons learnt
  • disaster planning
  • emergencies


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