Many in the global research community pointed to the importance of factoring streamlined building and infrastrutural codes to mitigate the loss of life in any future natural disasters in Haiti. The Haitian government and its global partners are working on the great task of bringing oversight to a system where it was extremely limited.
The Haitian government (Office Haiti Directorate for Civil protection) is working on the challenging task of rolling out building codes which did not exist pre-earthquake
Disaster Risk Management (DRM) in Haiti is only present when large NGOs (who in many ways replace typical government functions) make it part of their agenda.
NGO NEST is working to educate its partner NGOs in DRM
NGO NEST is working to attract infrastructure building NGOs to Anse Rouge and its surrounding communities.