Water conservation: a dying wisdom
Disasters challenge system capacities and human intelligence and in most cases bring out the best of human capabilities in dealing with sudden shock with creative and constructive thinking. This is particularly true of South Asia, an area which has experienced a disproportionate share of global disasters. The South Asian journey of recovery after disasters is a testament to the will and ingenuity its citizens, who despite insurmountable odds have managed to rebound after such catastrophes. However, it is proposed that the Sasian (South Asian) Journey should rest, from time to time, to reflect on disasters as a creative moment.