if they were to just "go out into the street" the aid workers would be beaten and looted, then the looters would be beaten and looted. There needs to be a structured system to dispense. Yes, people will die while they get their sh*t together, but that evil is less than the assured violence of a few strong, "healthy", machete wielding men possibly killing the workers and not getting ANY of the looted supplies to the people who need it most. Its a bad situation. Hopefully something will be learned and applied to the next disaster- and there will be a next disaster.
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