Presented on March 2nd, 2017 by Marie-Claude Arguin and Robert Rioux
When a disaster occurs, we think of the victims, their families, their friends. Television, the Internet and newspapers make us realize, by powerful images, the magnitude of the disaster. The media also shows us all the front-line workers that take charge of the emergency to save and protect lives. Firefighters, police officers and ambulance attendants play very significant roles.
Over the course of weeks, months and years, homes, businesses and infrastructure are gradually re-established through the expertise of health, engineering and law professionals.
What about the land surveyors? How do these men and women intervene in the re-construction work? Is their expertise sought and if so, in what context?