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New Evidence Shows Tornadoes Don’t Form The Way Scientists Have Always Thought

Casey bill offers more resources for disabled, older Americans during natural disasters The first response when natural disasters like hurricanes or wildfires strike is for everyone to evacuate the area.  … Continue reading

19/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Fijian village, a model for climate resilience

Fijian village, a model for climate resilience The successful relocation of Tukuraki, a Fijian village in the highlands of Ba, Viti Levu, from a disaster prone site to a new … Continue reading

18/12/2018 · Leave a comment

How Big Data Can Help in Disaster Response

Tips for Managing Employees in the Event of a Natural Disaster From wildfires to floods and hurricanes, natural disasters are becoming all too common. “There’s quite a few factors to … Continue reading

17/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters set records around the world in 2018. These were some of the worst.

How we prepare for Australia’s natural disaster season We know that staying connected is especially crucial during times of crisis. Natural disasters like fires, cyclones and floods can damage our … Continue reading

16/12/2018 · Leave a comment

More Floods and More Droughts: Climate Change Delivers Both

Researchers identify factors that influence how effectively food suppliers can respond to disasters Food systems face growing threats as extreme weather events become more common and more extreme due to … Continue reading

15/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Media coverage of disasters can have lasting effects on children’s mental health

Satellite Emergency Relief Warehouses Being Established Satellite warehouses are being established in key locations throughout the Territory as the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) continues to enhance community resilience. The … Continue reading

14/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Climate Extremes: the New Norm

How to Limit Nature’s Impact on the Supply Chain These are just a few examples of the types of natural disasters the world has experienced in the last 12 months. … Continue reading

13/12/2018 · Leave a comment

2019 may be the hottest year yet—here’s why

Officers Urged To Take Steps To Tackle Disasters The workshop was attended by Dr Muzaffar Ahmed Former Member National Disaster Management Authority and various Heads of Departments, including Director Social … Continue reading

12/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Man Cave producing ‘significant shift’ in boys’ emotional strength

Adhd or Dyslexia? Resilient Parents. Resilient Children This book is written with all my love to share what I, from my own experience, have had to live as a mother, … Continue reading

11/12/2018 · Leave a comment

5 natural disasters that devastated the US in 2018

Dog That Survived California Fire Found Waiting at Home a Month Later A dog that survived the massive Camp Fire in California was found waiting at home by his owners … Continue reading

10/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Building Disaster Resilient Countries/Cities Through Open Spatial Data and Exposure Analysis.

Puerto Rico puts Hurricane Maria — and the bulk of the recovery — behind it Hurricane Maria did a job on El San Juan Hotel, the storied property in Puerto … Continue reading

09/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters become social, political disasters

AIG says natural disasters could cost it $800m in Q4 AIG chief executive Brian Duperreault said that a series of natural disasters in the fourth quarter of the year would … Continue reading

08/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Dissecting a hurricane: What makes a superstorm?

Florida’s 2018 hurricane season will be remembered for Hurricane Michael For the third consecutive year, after a decade reprieve, Florida in 2018 was tested by the force of a massive … Continue reading

07/12/2018 · Leave a comment

How to Design Semi-Permanent Structures

How to Design Semi-Permanent Structures Natural disasters continue to leave thousands of people homeless every year, forcing them to seek refuge without any alternatives. On many occasions, cities cannot cope … Continue reading

06/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Scientist to discuss how we can adapt — and improve our survival — to future natural disasters

  Camp Fire survivor faces second natural disaster in one month Heavy rain Thursday led to flooding and muddy conditions on Centerville Road in Chico, leaving behind even more damage … Continue reading

05/12/2018 · Leave a comment

11 Ways To Maintain Your Resilience While Travelling For Business

Cyber Resilience a Top Concern for Financial Firms The majority of financial firms rank cyber-resilience as their top concern, with people, visibility and third-party risk key challenges, according to the … Continue reading

04/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Alarming report lists Australia in the top 10 for the world’s most devastating natural disasters – causing $38billion worth of damage

Climate report finds natural disasters are getting worse; where will they hit hardest? There have been about 11 natural disaster in the U.S. this year, each costing more than $1 … Continue reading

03/12/2018 · Leave a comment

U.N. Scientists: El Niño Likely to Develop in Next Three Months

How Satellites and Big Data Are Predicting the Behavior of Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters Hurricane Harvey, for example, unexpectedly flooded large parts of Houston despite abating wind speeds. That … Continue reading

02/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Why Do Older Adults Always Pay The Highest Price In A Disaster?

More than 100 bushfires burn across Queensland An emergency warning has been issued for a bushfire burning in the Mackay region on the Queensland coast with expectations the blaze will … Continue reading

01/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Why disaster relief is so hard

British summer temperatures could rise by five degrees over next 50 years, major report to warn British summers could become more than five degrees hotter on average over the next … Continue reading

30/11/2018 · Leave a comment

People Who Persist in Reaching Their Goals Have Mastered This 1 Thing

Book review: Ten Traits of Resilience: Achieving positivity and purpose in school leadership  If you’ve not encountered James Hilton before, he’s the author of Leading From the Edge, a raw … Continue reading

29/11/2018 · Leave a comment

How a dust storm can harm your health

Morocco’s new satellite aims to prevent and manage natural disasters Mohammed VI-B, a remote sensing Earth observation satellite, was put into orbit via Arianespace’s Vega launcher which lifted off from … Continue reading

28/11/2018 · Leave a comment

NASA’s Radar Expertise Is Helping California’s Woolsey Fire Recovery

Why California fires didn’t dominate cable news like hurricanes did If you lived anywhere near the California wildfires that took at least 81 lives this month and destroyed more than … Continue reading

27/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Wildfire Smoke Could Shorten Californian Lifespans

What would happen if a solar storm hit Earth? A violent storm on the Sun could cripple communications on Earth and cause huge economic damage, scientists have warned. Why are … Continue reading

26/11/2018 · Leave a comment

California wildfire smoke spreads to New York, 3,000 miles away

Houston’s Sprawl May Have Slowed Down Hurricane Harvey—and Made It Worse In the months after Hurricane Harvey pummeled East Texas, Houston asked itself a hard question: How much blame does … Continue reading

25/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Is your business prepared for disasters?

Fighting fires with “forest resilience” bonds The rocky Yuba River meanders in a remote corner of California. It’s here that insurers, environmentalists and venture capital firms are joining forces to … Continue reading

24/11/2018 · Leave a comment

In California wildfire aftermath, Israeli aid group rushes in

Floods And Droughts Cost Ghana $200 Million Every Year The Probabilistic Risk Profile of Ghana indicates that the country loses 200 million dollars every year due to floods and droughts. … Continue reading

23/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Using the ‘World Disasters Report’ for programming and advocacy

Using the ‘World Disasters Report’ for programming and advocacy Over the past decade, almost 4000 natural disasters have impacted 2 billion people costing $1.7 billion in damages. Two-thirds of those … Continue reading

22/11/2018 · Leave a comment

California wildfires: ‘If this town recovers, it will take years’

Climate Change Is Already Making Hurricanes Wetter, Study Confirms New research published in Nature Wednesday has confirmed that some of the most destructive hurricanes to pummel the U.S. in the … Continue reading

21/11/2018 · Leave a comment

The Media Barely Covered One of the Worst Storms to Hit U.S. Soil

The bitter lesson of the Californian fires California is burning, again. Dozens of peoples have been killed and thousands of buildings destroyed in several fires, the most destructive in the … Continue reading

20/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Kim Kardashian’s Private Firefighters Expose America’s Fault Lines

How humans are transforming the hurricanes of the future Climate change is already making devastating hurricanes wetter — and similar storms are likely to unleash more rain and faster winds … Continue reading

19/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Pets pose special problems in natural disasters

Forest Resilience Bond to help fund $4.6 million restoration project to mitigate wildfire risk in Tahoe National Forest his summer, California experienced its largest fire in state history—the latest disaster … Continue reading

18/11/2018 · Leave a comment

New 5-step guide to building your resilience

How Sleep and Self-Control Relate to Wasting Time at Work The research on time wasting at work is sparse, but Dutch colleagues from the University of Amsterdam, Wendelien van Eerde … Continue reading

17/11/2018 · Leave a comment

How Real-Time Information Can Assist Insurers During Natural Disasters

  Hurricane-Damaged Air Force Base Has an Opportunity to Rebuild for Resilience Rebuilding the hurricane-wrecked Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida will come with a massive price tag, but experts … Continue reading

16/11/2018 · Leave a comment

How incremental automation adds resilience to supply chain

Media firm to reward resilient brands at summit In recognition of businesses’ resilience and excellence despite the harsh operating business environment in the country, Awesome Brands Magazine, in conjunction with … Continue reading

15/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Michael is looking even more violent on closer scrutiny

Scale of California’s Deadly Camp Fire Shown in Satellite Photos As wildfires continue to burn in California, new satellite photos show the massive scale of the deadly Camp Fire that … Continue reading

14/11/2018 · Leave a comment

The Worst Is Yet to Come for California’s Wildfires

These Wind Patterns Explain Why California’s Wildfires Are So Bad In California three major fires—the Camp Fire in the north and Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire in the south—continue to … Continue reading

13/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Can Voting Make You More Resilient?

Can Voting Make You More Resilient? We don’t typically think of voting from a psychological perspective.  In fact, for most Americans it is something we don’t think about at all.  … Continue reading

12/11/2018 · Leave a comment

The Rhine, a Lifeline of Germany, Is Crippled by Drought

‘Life goes on’: Long road for super typhoon Yolanda survivors The Philippines’ catastrophic Super Typhoon Haiyan stole almost everything from Juvilyn Luana and Joel Aradana — their spouses, children and … Continue reading

11/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Tsunami: Is the Northern Territory’s coastline at risk of being hit by a devastating wave?

Yolanda: Post-disaster management innovations Uncoordinated response, a lack of equipment, and a lack of able personnel. These were among the challenges faced by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management … Continue reading

10/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Cooperation and information sharing key in disaster response, speakers tell Hiroshima workshop

Sustainable earthquake-resistant skyscraper crowned world’s best high-rise Following an international architecture competition hosted by Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), LBR&A Architectos’ Torre Reforma has been declared the winner of the International Highrise … Continue reading

09/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters Are Destroying a Lower Percentage of Humanity’s Stuff Since 1990

How An Earthquake In Japan Triggered An Algae Invasion In The Pacific Northwest In 2011, a colossal tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake slammed into the eastern shores … Continue reading

08/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Study: Culture strongly influences coping behaviours after natural disasters

Cyclone Sunday is back in 2018 to help Townsville residents prepare for natural disasters ahead of the wet season Cyclone Sunday is back in 2018 to help Townsville residents prepare … Continue reading

07/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Death toll rises to 29 in Italy’s historic storms, flooding

Building resilience of 8,250 students through tsunami simulation drills To reduce the loss of lives associated with tsunamis, five tsunami drills were conducted in five schools in Sri Lanka recently. … Continue reading

06/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Are Hurricanes Changing How We Talk?

Are Hurricanes Changing How We Talk? Linguists have figured out a lot about the many different regional dialects of American English. They know why Brooklynites say “cawfee,” for example, and … Continue reading

05/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Deadly weather may rise 50 percent from now to 2100

Hurricane Michael Was the Most Devastating Disaster Florida’s Farmers Have Seen in Decades Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Michael hit the Southeast, reports of its devastation continue to grow. The … Continue reading

04/11/2018 · Leave a comment

6 years later, Sandy a story of resilience

Ghana must move from coping with floods, to adapting for them Ghana has a serious flood problem. Over about 50 years, 4 million people have been affected by floods, resulting … Continue reading

03/11/2018 · Leave a comment

The Power Of Resiliency — And How To Prepare For The Coming Storms

Disaster-proofing Southeast Asia’s poor In a world with warmer atmospheric temperature, the already observed changes to the climate are expected to further worsen, resulting in increasingly more frequent and intense … Continue reading

02/11/2018 · Leave a comment

New Poll Shows Americans Hit By Extreme Weather Want The Media To Cover Climate Change

Venice Is 75% Under Water as Italy Confronts Widespread Flooding, Deadly Winds Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide Monday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under … Continue reading

01/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Black swans and how to find them: national approaches to managing risk

Resilience Expert Jim Davidson Now Exclusively Represented by Executive Speakers Bureau Executive Speakers Bureau is proud to announce its exclusive representation of resilience expert, Jim Davidson, for all keynote speaking … Continue reading

31/10/2018 · Leave a comment

2017 the costliest year on record for natural disasters

Natural disasters have made New Zealand one of the riskiest places in the world for insurers A new study of insurance data by Lloyd’s of London has ranked us the … Continue reading

30/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Blaming women, minorities for natural disasters

Resilient islanders brace for long recovery after typhoon Many people in a U.S. Pacific territory ravaged by a deadly super typhoon lost everything, but residents say they are resilient and … Continue reading

29/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Lloyd’s: Insurance gap threatens disaster-prone poor nations

Global focus on young people in disaster The voices of children and young people were loud and clear at a disaster resilience conference recently held in Portugal. Over 130 international … Continue reading

28/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Financing Resilience: How Environmental Impact Bonds Can Help Louisiana

Here’s how to design cities where people and nature can both flourish Urban nature has a critical role to play in the future liveability of cities. An emerging body of … Continue reading

27/10/2018 · Leave a comment

How resilient are you?

2018’s ‘especially astounding’ hurricane season is a warning of what’s to come The 2018 hurricane season still has a few weeks to go, but it has already been one for … Continue reading

26/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Jamaica; Resilience of People.

Earthquake preparations major component of disaster management Earthquakes and tsunamis are an ever-present threat to Jamaica. The country’s location on multiple geological faults subjects it to up to an average … Continue reading

25/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Some Scientists Say Natural Disasters Shouldn’t Be Called Disasters.

Japan’s Exports Unexpectedly Fall After Natural Disasters Japan’s exports unexpectedly fell in September — the first drop in almost two years — as natural disasters disrupted economic activity, while higher … Continue reading

24/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Do these 8 things every day to be happier and filled with less regret

Do these 8 things every day to be happier and filled with less regret Our income may be rising, but our happiness levels are not. As Ben Schiller wrote in … Continue reading

23/10/2018 · Leave a comment

After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans become key voting bloc in Florida

Survivor Stories: Teachers in Puerto Rico reflect on Hurricane Maria 1 year later Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico just as the 2017 school year was beginning. A year later, two … Continue reading

22/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Floods May Have Doomed World’s Biggest Pre-Industrial City

Hurricane Michael unearthed 19th century shipwrecks in Florida Ships that washed ashore on Dog Island during the 1899 Carrabelle Hurricane were unearthed completely by Hurricane Michael’s vicious storm surge last … Continue reading

21/10/2018 · Leave a comment

An App Built for Hurricane Harvey Is Now Saving Lives in Florida

Typhoons ‘trick’ Japan’s cherry trees into blooming months early The arrival of Japan’s famed cherry blossoms is the cue for groups of office workers to eat and drink, cast off … Continue reading

20/10/2018 · Leave a comment

We asked insurance workers where they’d live in the US to avoid future natural disasters — here’s what they said

India lost $79.5 billion due to natural disasters in 20 years, says UN; 2002, 2015 costliest drought spells in two decades India has suffered economic losses of $79.5 billion due … Continue reading

19/10/2018 · Leave a comment

‘Look toward green energy, build resilience’

Japan to help reconstruct quake-hit Sulawesi Japan is to help Indonesia draw up a basic plan for the reconstruction of Sulawesi Island, which was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami … Continue reading

18/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience to disaster

Indonesia’s double disaster exposes earthquake lessons not learned The young man standing atop a mound of grey mud and debris on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, waiting for an excavator … Continue reading

17/10/2018 · Leave a comment

How to cultivate emotional resilience at work

4 Ways Leaders Can Improve Mental Health In The Workplace Mental illness is a stubborn foe. It affects how we think, feel, and act. Advocates must dispel the perception that … Continue reading

16/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Positive mental health is vital for a flourishing future workforce

TEDx star Hunt to emphasise resilience Charles Hunt had problems in his childhood, but it taught him a lot about resilience. Mr Hunt, who is due to speak this morning … Continue reading

15/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Florida’s catastrophic damage from Hurricane Michael, as seen from above

UK recruits ‘resilience advisers’ for post-Brexit fallout The British government is seeking to recruit a team of “resilience advisers” to handle the potential fallout from a chaotic Brexit. The positions, … Continue reading

14/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Why storm surges and flooding are the biggest hurricane hazards

Toxic red tide could sicken people as Hurricane Michael pushes it ashore Hurricane Michael could push this season’s toxic red tide inland, exposing more people to the dangerous health effects … Continue reading

13/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Why Hurricane Michael is a monster unlike any other

Hurricane Michael Caused Estimated $8 Billion in Insured Losses An insurance company that produces models for catastrophes is estimating Hurricane Michael caused about $8 billion in insured losses. Boston-based Karen … Continue reading

12/10/2018 · Leave a comment

A supervolcano that could destroy humanity is ready to erupt — and NASA is trying to figure out how to contain it

‘This drought is different’: it’s drier and hotter – and getting worse If you don’t fully appreciate the complexity of rural communities, farmer Peter Schmidt is not the sort of … Continue reading

11/10/2018 · Leave a comment

No siren, no warning: Indonesians caught unawares by devastating tsunami

The Guardian view on the Indonesian tsunami: preparing for the worst Almost 1,400 people are confirmed to have died in the earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi last Friday. Although … Continue reading

10/10/2018 · Leave a comment

The promotion of resilience as a communication challenge

Rich, white towns are getting more hurricane recovery help than others Small, rich, white towns in southeast Texas are getting a disproportionate amount in federal disaster recovery funds following Hurricane … Continue reading

09/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Minding the mental health of today’s students – tomorrow’s work force

The Japanese art of kintsugi and how it can help with defeat in sport Kintsugi is a Japanese practice of repairing broken ceramics or pottery with lacquer, often coloured with … Continue reading

08/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Sandy and the Inequalities of Resilience in New York

  Bodies of mother clutching baby found as Indonesia quake toll rises above 1,500 A week after a major earthquake brought devastation to Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, Ichsan Hidayat told how … Continue reading

07/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Green group urges wood recycling from trees felled by Mangkhut

Puerto Rico Uses Hurricane Headlines to Help Make It a Global Destination Many travelers have probably heard a lot about Puerto Rico during the past year following Hurricane Maria, and … Continue reading

06/10/2018 · Leave a comment

What happens when you buy a house in a disaster zone – and no one told you?

Lessons From Katrina: This Organization Tries to Get Hurricane Florence Survivors Home Quicker After Hurricane Florence made landfall in the Carolinas, the USDA’s Forest Service staff and FEMA coordinated to … Continue reading

05/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Women masons help build stronger homes in quake-hit Nepal

  The Difficulty of Counting the Death Toll from Hurricane Florence On the third day of Hurricane Florence’s march through the Carolinas, Dazia Lee, a twenty-year-old who worked at an … Continue reading

04/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Scientists Surprised by Power of Indonesia Tsunami

Photos From the Deadly Earthquake and Tsunami in Indonesia On September 28, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, near the city of Palu, also triggering a localized tsunami, … Continue reading

03/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Microsoft Commits $40 Million to Explore A.I. Applications in Disaster Relief

Nigeria floods death toll hits 199 Nearly 200 people have died in flooding caused by heavy seasonal rains across 12 states in Nigeria. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said … Continue reading

02/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Forest: Our first line defence against natural calamities

‘Medicane,’ a rare, hurricane-like storm, is on track to hit Europe A powerful and rare storm is set to hit the eastern Mediterranean this weekend. The hybrid storm, often called … Continue reading

01/10/2018 · Leave a comment

Science and politics of disaster death tolls

In photos: Astronaut sees powerful Super Typhoon Trami aimed at Japan Super Typhoon Trami, which as of Tuesday afternoon was the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane, is projected to … Continue reading

30/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Tsunami kills hundreds in Indonesia’s Sulawesi after earthquake

A Powerful Tsunami Swept Away Homes In Indonesia, Killing Hundreds Of People A powerful earthquake struck the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia Friday, triggering a 10-foot tsunami that swept away … Continue reading

29/09/2018 · Leave a comment

14 Ways To Stay Productive At Work When You’re Dealing With A Personal Crisis

How Irish businesses combat workplace stress Irish workers have been revealed to be among the most stressed in the EU. A recent Europe-wide survey conducted by the European Agency for … Continue reading

29/09/2018 · Leave a comment

In photos: Hurricane Florence’s floods as seen from space

North Carolina Woman Arrested for Saving Animals During Hurricane Florence A North Carolina woman has been arrested for taking in dozens of animals whose owners fled ahead of Hurricane Florence. … Continue reading

28/09/2018 · Leave a comment

When disaster hits, solar power beats coal

Charlotte Shows How to Beat Flooding When the remnants of Hurricane Florence settled over Charlotte during the weekend of Sept. 15, drenching the flood-prone city with a near-record amount of … Continue reading

27/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Florence Brought North Carolina an Environmental Disaster

Flooding continues in the Carolinas in Florence’s wake About 6,000 to 8,000 people in Georgetown County, S.C., were alerted to be prepared to evacuate potential flood zones ahead of a … Continue reading

26/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Maria put a disproportionate burden on women

Africa city leaders promote inclusive resilience City leaders in Africa have shared some of the successes of inclusive disaster risk reduction strategies, particularly focusing on community engagement and action at … Continue reading

25/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Opinion | The role of gender in reconstruction efforts

Hurricane Maria was a manmade disaster. Hundreds of families told us what really happened Thousands of people were killed by Hurricane Maria. But the Puerto Rican government has only publicly … Continue reading

25/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Following Florence, lessons from Harvey in recovery and resilience

Something Unexpected And Weird Is Happening Beneath California’s Deadliest Faults The detection of strange, unpredicted behaviour deep below the surface near the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults suggests scientists … Continue reading

24/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Submerged by Florence, North Carolina’s Rural Towns Fight for Attention

The health dangers don’t stop with a hurricane’s churning. They can get worse In coming weeks, long after Hurricane Florence’s winds and rains have faded, its aftermath will still pose … Continue reading

23/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Seven reasons to embrace nature-based disaster risk reduction

Building a Resilient City Is a Continual Process Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers says there’s an upside to the fact that his city has been ground zero for a string … Continue reading

22/09/2018 · Leave a comment

How to prepare for a hurricane: Safety tips for before, during and after

  Chile and the Philippines: Cooperation in natural disasters The recent earthquake in the island of Lombok in Indonesia, with its toll of casualties and material destruction along with the … Continue reading

21/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Steps seniors can take to prepare for natural disasters

Natural Disasters 2017 In 2017, 335 natural disasters affected over 95.6 million people, killing an additional 9,697 and costing a total of US $335 billion. This burden was not shared … Continue reading

20/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Counting the cost of Japan’s natural disasters

Counting the cost of Japan’s natural disasters A strong earthquake that struck Hokkaido on Thursday was the latest in a series of costly natural disasters to hit Japan in 2018, … Continue reading

19/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Don’t wait until it’s too late: 5 expert tips for getting your finances in order before a natural disaster strikes

FEMA Deployed Thousands of Underqualified Staffers to Respond to Disasters in 2017 The Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent historic amounts of resources and time in Puerto Rico following Hurricane … Continue reading

18/09/2018 · Leave a comment

12 things everyone should have at home in case of a natural disaster

‘Augmented reality’ tools to help health care workers save lives in war zones, natural disasters, rural areas   Purdue University researchers have developed a unique approach that allows experienced surgeons … Continue reading

17/09/2018 · Leave a comment

How Natural Disasters Widen the Wealth Gap Between Minority and White Communities

How Natural Disasters Widen the Wealth Gap Between Minority and White Communities Wealth inequality dramatically increases between white communities and communities of color in the U.S. following a natural disaster, … Continue reading

15/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Four Ways to Succeed as a New Employee by Developing Resiliency

Privacy Management Goal: Resilience or Maturity Resilience is the ability to adapt and recover from catastrophes, hazards or mishaps, whereby one usually learns how to mitigate, if not eliminate, the … Continue reading

14/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Key to lifelong good mental health – learn resilience in childhood

Change Is The New Normal. How Will You Handle It? How has your business changed in the last year? Moving HR and IT to the cloud? Did you migrate products … Continue reading

13/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Better mental health support needed for men!

Better mental health support needed for men! Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50 in the UK! Men working in construction in England are up to three times … Continue reading

12/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Are Homeowners Prepared for Disaster?

Assam Floods: Natural Disaster or Man-made Mayhem? News of China’s Tsang Po reaching its highest levels have put the Northeastern states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh on alert. The Siang … Continue reading

11/09/2018 · Leave a comment

What we can learn from Japan’s Disaster Prevention Day

Red Cross Arctic Disaster Management Study This study focuses on the Red Cross emergency response capabilities, including human resources, equipment, logistics, databases and alerting systems, training and capacity building, cooperation … Continue reading

10/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Florence Is the Atlantic’s First Major Hurricane

Design Thinking Is Fundamentally Conservative and Preserves the Status Quo After Hurricane Sandy caused more than $60 billions of damages in the New York region, the Obama administration launched the … Continue reading

09/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Bahamas Just 17% Ready For Disaster

  Resilience and mental health workshop for young Tasmanians Rural Youth Tasmania has partnered with Headspace and Rural Alive & Well on a workshop to help young Tasmanians build resilience … Continue reading

09/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Conquer Burnout With These 5 Ways to Cultivate Perseverance in Your Employees

Conquer Burnout With These 5 Ways to Cultivate Perseverance in Your Employees Despite all of their fame, fast-paced working styles and incredible perks, tech companies are struggling to keep employees … Continue reading

08/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Federal officials warn public to be wary of disaster fraud

‘Rope in psychologists during disaster relief operations’ The service of psychologists should be utilised during national calamities to deal with post-traumatic stress among victims, said P. Kolandaivel, Vice-Chancellor, Periyar University. … Continue reading

07/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Japan Tells More Than a Million to Evacuate as the Strongest Typhoon in 25 Years Makes Landfall

Red Ready boosts disaster preparedness and response in Asia Pacific A new initiative announced on 1 September 2018 will boost the local disaster preparedness and response capacity of nine national … Continue reading

06/09/2018 · Leave a comment

A Year After Hurricane Harvey, Houston’s Poorest Neighborhoods Are Slowest to Recover

An hour outside Houston, how can ‘the forgotten city’ recover from Harvey? [Opinion] If we judge the well-being of a community by the resilience of its most vulnerable members, then … Continue reading

05/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Are you ready for the next disaster?

Look to Odisha for tackling disasters They went to the areas worst-hit by the devastating floods, rescued thousands from the swirling waters, delivered relief materials and came back, carrying with … Continue reading

04/09/2018 · Leave a comment

13 Things You Never Knew About Earthquakes

Post Quake Farming Group focuses on resilience Resilience means being prepared. The Post Quake Farming Group hosted the first in a series of ”future-ready farm business” workshops with resilience consultant … Continue reading

02/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters widen racial wealth gap: Study also finds FEMA aid increased inequality

  Natural disasters widen racial wealth gap: Study also finds FEMA aid increased inequality Damage caused by natural disasters and recovery efforts launched in their aftermaths have increased wealth inequality … Continue reading

01/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Change How You Think About Risk. Your Company May Depend On It

Stories of resilience from Kerala floods and the challenges the state faces The grim situation in Kerala, where at least 324 people have died in rain-related incidents since May 29, … Continue reading

31/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Why IBM is offering $200K to developers to create tech solutions for natural disaster relief

London mayor consults disaster planners over no-deal Brexit London’s mayor Sadiq Khan said on Friday he had asked the organization that deals with militant attacks and disasters in the British … Continue reading

30/08/2018 · Leave a comment

California Wildfires Are Causing Billions in Damage. Who Will Pay?

California Wildfires Are Causing Billions in Damage. Who Will Pay? In the past few decades, wildfire season in California has expanded from a few months each year to a year-long … Continue reading

29/08/2018 · Leave a comment

How healthcare facilities survive natural disasters

  How healthcare facilities survive natural disasters Sutter Health in California, MD Anderson in Texas and a stand-alone Texas clinic shared lessons learned from their successful disaster responses in an … Continue reading

28/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters’ and people on the margins – the hidden story

Caribbean must be environmentally and fiscally resilient – World Bank The Caribbean must work together to be both environmentally and fiscally resilient, Jorge Familiar, Vice President of the World Bank … Continue reading

27/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Mental resilience: Do leaders need to be born with it?

What resilience tells us about entrepreneurs What’s it called when you feel like crap and want to chuck it all in and go live in the jungle away from anything … Continue reading

26/08/2018 · Leave a comment

FEMA Begins Scaling Back Financial Assistance In Puerto Rico

Resilience-building can help communities after a disaster A team of community health researchers including individuals from Tulane University recently examined ways to address behavioral health needs after disasters. The resulting … Continue reading

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How the money donated to Hurricane Harvey relief was spent

Hurricane Maria stirred up dangerous pollutants on this Puerto Rico waterfront Tucked in the southwest corner of Puerto Rico, the town of Guanica sits on the edge of a small … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters Impacting Delinquency Rates

  Natural Disasters Impacting Delinquency Rates Delinquency was down in May compared to last year, according to the latest Loan Performance Insights Report from CoreLogic. In May 2018, delinquencies went … Continue reading

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Building heat resilience into multifamily housing

NBU introduces requirements to ensure resilience of banks following stress tests in 2018 The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has introduced requirements to ensure resilience of the banks following their … Continue reading

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California wildfires are mostly preventable

California wildfires are mostly preventable Reporters and elected officials often talk about the wildfires raging in California as if they are natural disasters. They aren’t. A new analysis in an … Continue reading

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How to spot burnout

Building stronger students: FSU launches resilience project As Florida State University prepares to welcome more than 6,000 freshmen this fall, the university is offering a new online tool to help … Continue reading

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8 Ways To Increase Your Mental Resilience And Avoid Burnout

Developing resilience as a senior Resilience is the ability to keep going in the face of adversity, an important skill for us all to practice as life tends to throw … Continue reading

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AI Startups Promise to Help Disaster Relief and Evacuation

No relief in sight as Australian drought fuels bushfires The drought sweeping through large tracts of Australia is set to intensify over the next three months and is fuelling unseasonal … Continue reading

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Problem with ‘resilience narrative’

Talking Cyber Resilience with Felicity March The risk of a business threatening cyber-attack is ever present today. Ransomware locks up data making it hard for businesses to operate. The impact … Continue reading

17/08/2018 · Leave a comment

What Wildfires Do to Our Minds

What Wildfires Do to Our Minds It’s late spring, and I’m hiking Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Sonoma County with therapist, ecopsychologist, and California naturalist Mary Good. A mist is … Continue reading

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Earthquakes: Why some natural disasters are more deadly than others

Lombok’s lesson: Time for disaster-sensitive tourism Let’s face it: Indonesia is prone to natural disasters, ranging from a 24-meter-high tsunami that devastated Aceh to a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that rattled Lombok, … Continue reading

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Here’s why Indonesia is prone to earthquakes

  Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400 Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed nearly 400 people lifted the island it struck by as much … Continue reading

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6 tricks for surviving work and personal adversity

A Stanford psychologist has a simple mental exercise for tackling student stress Stress can be debilitating, paralyzing, and generally bad for our health. It can also motivate us to get … Continue reading

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At least 34 people dead after flooding in India’s Kerala state

Puerto Rico admits Hurricane Maria’s death toll may be 1,427 The government of Puerto Rico has quietly admitted that the death toll from Hurricane Maria — a subject of great … Continue reading

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Japan weather bureau sees 60 percent chance of El Niño emerging in autumn

Boston faces a daunting future of rising seas Boston got a wake-up call earlier this year when the first of a string of nor’easter storms hit just as the tide … Continue reading

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The architecture of relief: how design builds hope in the wake of disaster

Half a billion dollars and more to make Wellington resilient Half a billion dollars is being spent on things some Wellingtonians may never see so the city can be prepared … Continue reading

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Over 650 people killed in the UK heatwave and it doesn’t seem to be ending soon

Some Good News—About Natural Disasters, of All Things In his posthumously published book “Factfulness,” the Swedish statistician Hans Rosling describes a paradox: “The image of a dangerous world has never … Continue reading

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DARPA’s tiny robots to have a big impact on disaster relief

Bitcoin billionaire Brock Pierce wants to transform Puerto Rico into a crypto paradise Hurricane Maria was one of the worst natural disasters in US history, devastating the island of Puerto … Continue reading

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Scientists Have Found a Disturbing Link Between Suicide Rates And Climate Change

Crop failure and bankruptcy threaten farmers as drought grips Europe Farmers across northern and central Europe are facing crop failure and bankruptcy as one of the most intense regional droughts … Continue reading

07/08/2018 · Leave a comment

SPECIAL EDITON – Indonesia earthquake: death toll in Indonesia earthquake expected to rise

Lombok: Scores die as quake again hits Indonesian island At least 91 people are now known to have died after a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok. Hundreds … Continue reading

06/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilient people are not immune to stress but they can deal with it

Workplace mental health pushed to top of agenda Increasingly, business leaders are speaking out about how workplace mental health issues, such as anxiety, affect their lives, even when they appear … Continue reading

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2017 was one of three warmest years on record, international report confirms

The fall of the Maya civilization was bloody and worsened by a terrible drought During the fall of the Maya civilization over 1,000 years ago, kings were killed in public, … Continue reading

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Three Keys To Thriving In The Workplace

Kenny Chesney’s Love Note To Caribbean After Disaster: It’s About The Moving Forward Last year, Hurricane Irma blasted through the Caribbean, leveling schools, homes and businesses, and leaving people emotionally … Continue reading

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Why there’s a ring of natural disasters around the Pacific

  Nepal: 455 Dead, 72 Missing Due to Natural Disasters ]Kathmandu, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Natural disasters in Nepal has killed at least 455 people and missed 72 in the … Continue reading

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“Greening” urban areas could improve our mental health

Monsoon flooding forces thousands to evacuate homes in Myanmar Some 50,000 people in Myanmar evacuated their homes after days of heavy monsoon rains left villages inundated and swept away bridges, … Continue reading

02/08/2018 · Leave a comment

What you need to know about the 17 wildfires across California

  Bursts of solar energy severed radio communication during 2017’s hurricane mayhem While three hurricanes swirled in the Caribbean and Atlantic Oceans on September 6, 2017, the sun blasted off … Continue reading

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These pictures put northern Europe’s heatwave in perspective

European Drought Threatens Harvests From Sweden to the Czech Republic For farmers in central and northern Europe, this summer’s unusually high temperatures aren’t just uncomfortable, they are putting their harvests … Continue reading

31/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Yellowstone super-volcano has a different history than previously thought

  Laos dam collapse sends floods into Cambodia, forcing thousands to flee Thousands of people in northern Cambodia have been evacuated after the collapse of the dam in neighbouring Laos … Continue reading

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Seven Ways To Build Your Mental Resilience

Resilience is crucial for our mental health There is a lot of focus now in mental health circles about resilience as being one of the keys to preventing mental illness.  … Continue reading

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An Entire Island of Vanuatu Is Being Evacuated Due to a Volcanic Eruption, Again

Flood insurance program needs update More than 12,000 property owners in Nevada, including at least 1,400 in Clark County, rely on the National Flood Insurance Program for flood coverage because … Continue reading

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News outlets in Japan question belated flood response

  Nearly One Year After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican Morgues are Still in a Crisis Workers from Puerto Rico’s beleaguered forensic sciences department moved two corpses from stop-gap refrigerator trailers … Continue reading

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A Global Heat Wave Has Set the Arctic Circle on Fire

Somerset Regional Council secures $138k to fund new flood studies FIVE rural communities will be protected from flooding under new council flood studies and floodplain management plans. Somerset Regional Council … Continue reading

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About Workplace Stress

  Best-seller ‘Option B’ teaches resilience when facing grief A major life adjustment is coping with death and adversity, a human experience known best by those who suffer it. Facebook … Continue reading

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