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As Cost of Natural Disasters Increase, New Report Maps Central Role for Corporate Philanthropy

As Cost of Natural Disasters Increase, New Report Maps Central Role for Corporate Philanthropy NEW YORK, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Catastrophic flooding in the Midwest. Millions of acres consumed … Continue reading

23/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Climate change: Debate on resilience for cities

Does God cause natural disasters? In one camp, theologians believe God created the world and set things in motion but is not active in the day-to-day realities of life on … Continue reading

22/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Is resilience the key to being a successful entrepreneur?

A 45-Day Storm Turned California Into a 300-Mile-Long Sea, And It Could Happen Again A massive 19th century storm in the pacific United States opened up a 300-mile-long (480-km-long) sea … Continue reading

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How to be resilient when times get tough

  Resilience What is resilience? It means being able to cope with situations in spite of setbacks or barriers. Essentially, resilience refers to our ability to recover from adversity. We … Continue reading

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Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

  Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh The poor Indian states of Assam and Bihar have been among the worst hit. Some 4.3 million … Continue reading

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Yoga & Stress Resilience

Yoga & Stress Resilience World Health Organisation has termed ‘burnout’ as an outcome of excessive workplace stress, but the fact is that burnout-like symptoms can be found in persons having … Continue reading

18/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Despite Funding Loss, Cities Vow to Continue Resilience Push

Paradise, California and the impossible choice between climate fight and flight On the morning of November 8, 2018, clouds of black smoke rose above the community of Paradise, California, raining … Continue reading

17/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Five Books To Get Ahead: Building Resilience

Health Warning: If Your Workplace Lacks This 1 Thing, Quit ASAP Almost exactly two years ago, I had open heart surgery. They sawed my rib cage open, peeled it back, … Continue reading

16/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Solar power is helping survivors of Cyclone Idai recover faster

High-tide flooding is only going to get worse, NOAA says Coastal communities across the United States saw an uptick in flooding from high tides last year — and it’s not … Continue reading

15/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Beyond Katrina: Other Recent Louisiana Landfalls with High-Impact Storm-Surge Flooding

Climate change could intensify DC floods, but engineering can help It was a rough morning commute for many on Monday, July 8, in Washington, DC. Severe flooding ensued after four … Continue reading

14/07/2019 · Leave a comment

The Case For Building Resilience Through Conscious Leadership

Self-care needs more prominence in the workplace to build mental health resilience in staff Put simply, ‘self-care’ is the ability to engage in activities and habits that deliberately maintain or … Continue reading

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Hurricane-resistant home built from more than 600,000 plastic bottles

  Green Climate Fund pours $18.6 million towards water resilience in the Marshall Islands At its 23rd Board Meeting the global Green Climate Fund has today approved US$18.6 million in … Continue reading

12/07/2019 · Leave a comment

It takes years to fully recover from big storms like Sandy

It takes years to fully recover from big storms like Sandy The 2012 hurricane widely known as Superstorm Sandy left at least an estimated 325,000 New Jersey homes damaged or … Continue reading

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Lyft reveals how it intends to help in the event of a major disaster

Disaster victims often fall prey to scams Wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes and hurricanes. These unpredictable forces of nature can be devastating to those living in affected areas. Even those not directly … Continue reading

10/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Disaster resilience must be a way of life

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Climate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is … Continue reading

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Does your home insurance cover erratic Aussie weather?

Adequate insurance key to recovery in the event of environmental disasters The Fort McMurray wildfire in May 2016 destroyed almost 2,600 homes and resulted in many tales of hardship but … Continue reading

08/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Abandon All Hope: Moving Toward an Existentialist Environmentalism

Aussie psychology conference aims to strengthen communities in wake of disasters In an age of worsening natural disasters, climate change and the brutal shock of recurring terrorist attacks, now more … Continue reading

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How Extreme Heat Overwhelms Your Body and Becomes Deadly

One year after deadly flooding in western Japan, disaster resonates for vulnerable areas of Tokyo Edogawa Ward didn’t mince words when it updated its hazard map in May for the … Continue reading

06/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Why California’s Droughts Killed More Than 100 Million Resilient Trees

WWF warns of worsening ‘superfires’ across Europe Global conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) warned on Thursday of the risks from new faster-spreading “superfires” in the wake of heatwaves and … Continue reading

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The resilience of the children of Bihar

Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters The paper views disaster risk management through the lens of a three-pillar strategy for building structural, financial, and post-disaster resilience. … Continue reading

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Preparing refugee populations for the coming monsoon season

  Preparing refugee populations for the coming monsoon season With the monsoon season just around the corner, 700,000 Rohingya refugees brace themselves for cyclonic winds, never ending rain and deadly … Continue reading

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Workplace burnout can no longer be ignored by leaders

What rowing across the Atlantic can teach you about navigating the working world Toby Gould was both excited and petrified on the morning of December 12, 2018. He and the … Continue reading

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Emotional resilience: How to boost it with 10 research-backed secrets

Resilience: A critical protective factor in life Life today takes a toll on our emotional, psychological, and physical well-being. People do not have the mental framework to adequately meet the … Continue reading

01/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Satellites to the rescue after natural disasters

Children create Superhero comic contest to fight against natural disasters Entries can be sent to the UNICEF Vietnam’s Communication Section in 304 Kim Ma Street in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi … Continue reading

30/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Meteorologists Warn of Potentially Devastating European Heatwave: ‘Hell Is Coming’

High Agility, Low Resilience Employees Have Higher Risk of Burnout, Depression, Anxiety and Absenteeism, Survey Reveals High agility in combination with high resilience is a key factor in preventing employee … Continue reading

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Some Disaster Prevention Spending Reaps Higher Rewards

Strengthening urban resilience to natural disasters Given the global warming problem, what will the world look like, say, in 100 years?  Recently, a group of researchers from the University of … Continue reading

28/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Why Chennai, India’s Sixth Biggest City, Has Run Out Of Water

Natural Disasters in 2018 In 2018, there were 315 natural disaster events recorded with 11,804 deaths, over 68 million people affected, and US$131.7 billion in economic losses across the world. … Continue reading

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$4.2 Trillion Can Be Saved by Investing in More Resilient Infrastructure

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger … Continue reading

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Musk: Human population to collapse in the next 30 years

New data confirm increased frequency of extreme weather events Globally, according to the new data, the number of floods and other hydrological events have quadrupled since 1980 and have doubled … Continue reading

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Displacement and resilience: Five women, five stories

Consider Pets When Preparing for a Natural Disaster The  National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) recommends that pet owners prepare now for the potential for catastrophic flooding and make sure … Continue reading

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Japan group launches website offering real-time predictions of disaster damage

  Brexit has already caused more damage to supply chains than natural disasters and cyber-attacks combined Uncertainty over Brexit is said to have already caused more disruption to supply chains … Continue reading

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Building organisational resilience for the future

  Illinois farmers give up on planting after floods, throw party instead Dozens of corn farmers and those who sell them seed, chemicals and equipment gathered on Thursday at the … Continue reading

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Create A Personal Resilience Plan: 3 Steps To Higher Performance And Happiness

How to Build Organizational Resilience Driven by exponential technological change and sociopolitical and economic uncertainty, the average lifespan of companies on the S&P Index is becoming shorter and more volatile. … Continue reading

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The 4 Principles of Self-Care Can Change Your Life

  How to use stress testing to increase resilience in a complex and uncertain world A resilient organization is one that can fulfil its strategic aims, such as economic growth, … Continue reading

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5 things that resilient teams do differently

What states can learn from Odisha in disaster preparedness and mitigation On May 3, Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc on the coastal areas of Odisha and West Bengal, before moving on … Continue reading

19/06/2019 · 1 Comment

Cloud computing girds governments against natural disaster threats, expert says

Innovation in Disaster Resilience: Southern California Resilience Initiative Announces Three New Projects The Southern California Resilience Initiative (SCRI), led by 100 Resilient Cities, is a one-year sequence of convenings, tactical … Continue reading

18/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters Cost $90.9 Billion In Losses in 2018

  Strengthening Montréal’s flood resilience through better water management Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the … Continue reading

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6 Facets of Resilience

  Skills of the future are ‘empathy, teamwork and resilience’, says Matthew Taylor The author of the government’s official review of working practices has said every individual should have a … Continue reading

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Paying to Prevent Natural Disasters Pays Off

  How to be financially prepared for a natural disaster Why do people build or live in areas prone to natural disasters such as flood, hurricanes or wildland fires? This … Continue reading

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‘This is not a “what if” story’: Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century

  Sleep Issues Linked to PTSD in Haiti Earthquake Survivors Preliminary findings from a study of survivors of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti suggest that sleep issues related to the … Continue reading

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Steps needed to tackle ripple effects of natural disasters

Japan’s deadly heatwave would have been impossible without climate change Japan’s heatwave in July 2018 could not have happened without climate change. That is the unequivocal conclusion of a report … Continue reading

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Business resilience for micro, small and medium enterprises

Cyclones Idai and Kenneth: International partners pledge support for reconstruction and resilience building for Mozambique Beira, Mozambique – An international pledging conference in the central Mozambique city of Beira has … Continue reading

12/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane season has begun. Here’s a look at Atlantic storms since the 1850s

  Disturbed sleep linked to mental health problems in natural disaster survivors The researchers surveyed survivors two years after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Results show that 94% reported experiencing … Continue reading

11/06/2019 · Leave a comment

As climate change makes disasters worse, philanthropy needs to think long term

  Businesses Say They Are Climate Resilient – but Most Don’t Actually Have a Plan A majority of US business leaders – 59% – say their companies are climate resilient, … Continue reading

10/06/2019 · Leave a comment

What people want: building resilience and stability in conflict and crises

‘Hurricane clause’ in bonds helps countries struck by disaster Fifteen years ago Grenada suffered a devastating blow when Hurricane Ivan swept over the small Caribbean island. The storm tore down … Continue reading

09/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Resilience is the key quality in teams battling adversity, says new research

It’s Official: Burnout Is A Global Profit Vampire Last week, shortly after the World Health Organization (WHO) updated its definition of burnout, news organizations erroneously called it a “disease.” Experts … Continue reading

08/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Rock Art and Footprints Reveal How Ancient Humans Responded to Volcanic Eruption

Promoting women’s leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction and resilience The need for women’s leadership and gender-responsive Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and resilience-building were at the centre of the sessions recently … Continue reading

07/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Resiliency in the Workplace: How Being Your Vulnerable Self Leads to Growth

5 Signs That You Are Experiencing Burnout From A Job You Love – And How To Fix It A few years ago, I finally achieved my dream of being a … Continue reading

06/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Individual resilience: A Guide

‘So much land under so much water’: extreme flooding is drowning parts of the Midwest Even with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the … Continue reading

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How to be resilient

Workplace Burnout Is Officially an “Occupational Phenomenon”—Here’s What You Can Do About It Since first entering the cultural lexicon in the mid-1970s, burnout has rapidly become an everyday reality for … Continue reading

04/06/2019 · 2 Comments

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready

  Calculating the High Cost of Really Stormy Weather Storms in the Atlantic Ocean weren’t a major worry for the commodities markets in 2018, but this year’s hurricane season, which … Continue reading

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Trees, the ancient Macedonians, and the world’s first environmental disaster

Alphabet’s Loon is providing internet access to Peru’s earthquake victims Google parent company Alphabet is using internet balloons to provide data to Peru’s earthquake victims. Alphabet’s Loon, started in 2016, … Continue reading

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Record-Breaking Heat in Alaska Wreaks Havoc on Communities and Ecosystems

Here’s why the US has seen tornadoes, floods and extreme heat in the past few weeks If you feel like the weather has been out of control in much of … Continue reading

01/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Let’s seize the opportunity for resilience in storm-hit Mozambique

How A Florida Beach Town Changed How We Live A cozy town built from scratch in the 1980s ignited a revolution in how we design and build communities. With pedestrian-friendly … Continue reading

31/05/2019 · Leave a comment

Scientists find telling early moment that indicates a coming megaquake

‘Slow-motion disaster’ along Arkansas River: Every large community will see major flooding within 7-10 days Every large community along the Arkansas River will see major or record flooding within the … Continue reading

30/05/2019 · Leave a comment

Put down the self-help books. Resilience is not a DIY endeavour

When it comes to resilience, the self-help industry has it all wrong Michael Ungar is a professor of social work at Dalhousie University in Halifax, a family therapist and the … Continue reading

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Super-Resilient People Are 6 Times More Likely to Do This 1 Thing, According to New Research

  A global survey sheds new light on how bad events affect young people The percentage of the world’s population that’s aged between 10 and 24 is growing exponentially. It … Continue reading

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Post-Hurricane Documentary ‘After Maria’ Captures Despair Of Displaced Puerto Ricans In The Bronx

  Post-Hurricane Documentary ‘After Maria’ Captures Despair Of Displaced Puerto Ricans In The Bronx Hurricane Maria, the most destructive storm to ever hit Puerto Rico, devastated the island in September … Continue reading

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Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence when disaster strikes

Fostering Resilience in the Digital Age Peter F. Drucker, known as “the founder of modern management,” was an Austrian-born American management consultant whose writings and philosophies changed the leadership game … Continue reading

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Is Your Organization Psychologically Healthy?

Community Resilience: Engineers need new skills – lateral thinking and an understanding of human behaviour The contribution of engineers to resilience has traditionally been limited to their technical expertise. To … Continue reading

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The best and worst countries for business: Global upheaval edition

4 ways to make sure your pet survives tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes and other disasters As Hurricane Florence threatened the coast of North Carolina in September 2018, a Labrador retriever I’d … Continue reading

24/05/2019 · 1 Comment

Resilient infrastructure key response to natural disasters

Earth Manual Project a creative way to learn disaster readiness Of days gone by: The Lost Homes project is meant to instil empathy while easing the survivors’ healing process. Through … Continue reading

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Let the Pain Wash Over: Surviving Natural and Personal Disasters

Mass texting and 50,000 volunteers: how India moved a million people to safety From mass texting to mobilizing 50,000 volunteers, the Indian official who masterminded the evacuation of more than … Continue reading

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How Natural Disaster Impacts Home Values and Appraisals

  Mozambique debt talks with VTB almost finalized, cyclone hits growth Mozambique’s restructuring discussions with Russian lender VTB over a loan to the state-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) are in … Continue reading

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Widespread flooding in Paraguay causes damage, deaths

Study highlights benefits of disaster resilient farming practices Farmers can gain significantly by adopting “disaster resilient” farming practices, said a new study by the United Nations agriculture agency. According to … Continue reading

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5G Networks Could Throw Weather Forecasting Into Chaos

How to build emergency preparedness and disaster resilience Your organisation works hard to support your clients and community to live their lives to their best ability. What would happen to … Continue reading

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The power of resilience

  Getting Resilient The Odisha government’s disaster management during the recent Cyclone Fani has been lauded the world over. Despite a wind speed of close to 200 kilometres per hour, … Continue reading

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Resilience is the key to combat rejection or failure.

Beat Stress with a Winning Mentality: How to Develop Resilience & Positive Thinking Resilience determines whether you succeed or fail in life. It’s true in sport, business, entertainment, and it’s … Continue reading

17/05/2019 · Leave a comment

This House Is Built to Stare Down a Hurricane

Natural Disasters are on the Rise, but is Indiana Prepared to Help Hoosiers Recover? The number of deadly natural disasters afflicting the U.S. is rising, and so is the economic … Continue reading

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‘Billion Dollar’ Natural Disasters on the Rise

IBM Calls on Developers for Disaster Response and Recovery Ideas IBM marked Hurricane Preparedness Week to call on the technology community to take action that will help save lives of … Continue reading

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Violence, natural disasters forced a record 41 million people from their homes

  Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction: Driving Action on Disaster Risk Reduction lobally, disaster risks are increasing, and climate change is expected to further drive risks up. Systems- based … Continue reading

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The Future of Disaster Recovery

The story of two cities and two cyclones It was last year on September 16th, Sunday that typhoon (as cyclones are called in these parts of the world) Mangkhut hit … Continue reading

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A Millennials’ Guide To Building Resilience In The Workplace

Why emotional resilience is important in workplace Kingsley works as an Accounts Manager in a top Finance firm. As his position in the Organisation grew, it came with more responsibilities … Continue reading

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When ‘1-In-100-Year’ Floods Happen Often, What Should You Call Them?

Australia’s worst natural disasters The bushfires in Victoria have so far claimed 131 lives, making it Australia’s worst-ever bushfire disaster. It’s also Australia’s worst-ever natural disaster in 110 years. Here’s … Continue reading

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What to expect from the 2019 hurricane season

What Happens to Hurricane Victims When Congress Can’t Function? In October of last year, Panama City was ground zero for the fourth-strongest tropical storm in U.S. history. Hurricane Michael, which … Continue reading

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Killer Asteroid Flattens New York City in NASA Simulation Exercise

Monster Cyclone Fani Over India Looked Fearsome from Space As Cyclone Fani strengthened and made landfall over eastern India on May 3, a network of weather satellites kept an eye … Continue reading

09/05/2019 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters could be far less damaging with better building codes

Cholera and widespread destruction as second cyclone hits Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth, which hit Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique just five weeks after Cyclone Idai caused widespread destruction, has brought … Continue reading

08/05/2019 · Leave a comment

6 Years After Hurricane Sandy, Here’s What They Came Up With: Really Big Sandbags

Deadly Cyclones Are On The Rise And Climate Change Is To Blame While Cyclone Fani is putting millions at risk in India and Bangladesh, Mozambique is still recovering from back-to-back … Continue reading

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How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India

EPA Releases Report Advising Communities to Prepare for Climate Change-Related Disasters Policymakers at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a report in the Federal Register outlining how local communities … Continue reading

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15 Photos of Resilience and Commitment Around the World This Week

Insurance experts rank climate change as top risk for 2019 It’s no secret that climate change comes at a cost — so much so that even the insurance industry has … Continue reading

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The Deadliest Tropical Cyclone on Record Killed 300,000 People

NASA Research Shows Humans Have Been Influencing Drought For Over a Century Climate change used to be thought of as a future problem. Now people are finally starting to view … Continue reading

04/05/2019 · Leave a comment

New research explains why Hurricane Harvey intensified immediately before landfall

Hurricane Maria Left Thousands of Puerto Rican Children Experiencing Symptoms of PTSD, Survey Finds Hurricane Maria was the deadliest storm in modern U.S. history. And the damage didn’t end when … Continue reading

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Montreal Emergency Workers Warning People Against Taking Flood Selfies

  Montenegro boosts action on disaster resilience Major efforts are underway in Montenegro to reduce the risks from disasters with the launch of a national disaster loss database to mark … Continue reading

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Can Online Tools Help Employees Build Resilience?

Zurich recognized for ‘outstanding’ disaster review program Zurich Insurance has been recognized with an Outstanding Achievement Award from the 2019 National Hurricane Conference. The insurer earned the award for its … Continue reading

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How to avoid a climate flood disaster – a hypothetical it’s extremely difficult

‘Pele’s Path: The Journey Home’ to offer first-hand look at Kilauea disaster As part of Hawaii News Now’s documentary series on the Kilauea eruption, “Pele’s Path: The Journey Home” offers … Continue reading

30/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Why are some people more resilient than others?

Supporting children through disaster Fire, flood, cyclone – whatever form disaster takes, the distress that often follows for those who survive is well-documented. Even emergency responders, those trained to help … Continue reading

29/04/2019 · Leave a comment

The Value of Coastal Wetlands for Flood Damage Reduction

Hurricane Season Has Started Early Four Years in a Row. Is That Unusual? The Atlantic hurricane season technically runs from June through November, but there’s “nothing magical” about those dates … Continue reading

28/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Flooding linked to climate change puts beaches, nuclear plants at risk

Only Half of Businesses Believe They Have Achieved Cyber Resilience “Business resilience” is the modern evolution of what was once known as “business continuity”, the change in terms precipitated by … Continue reading

27/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Cyclone Kenneth: Storm-battered Mozambique hit again

  Cyclone Kenneth Kills in Comoros, Then Hits Mozambique, Tanzania A powerful tropical cyclone has hit Mozambique and Tanzania. Three people have been killed in Comoros, with meteorologists calling it … Continue reading

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Do You Recognize Your Own Resilience? Some Guidelines

Creating a Culture of Wellness in the Workplace Healthcare organizations in particular are high-risk environments in which to work, mainly due to factors like stress and fatigue. Doctors, nurses and … Continue reading

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Could Machine Learning Be the Key to Earthquake Prediction?

Resilience Hub teaches skills that build community and sustainable landscapes Using old tools, sustainability concepts and lots of volunteers, the Resilience Hub is remaking public and private landscapes all around … Continue reading

25/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Iran Floods Leave Its Regime Drowning in Domestic Criticism

Southern African countries won’t manage disasters unless they work together Cyclone Idai, which recently devastated Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, was one of the worst natural disasters to hit the southern … Continue reading

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Al Roker Writes About The Deadliest Flood In American History

  New data shows 4% drop in Puerto Rico population since Maria New Census Bureau data shows Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria — the … Continue reading

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Study: Natural Disasters Double Likelihood of Child Poverty

‘Natural disasters are shaped by social and economic inequality’ In the early hours of October 31, 1876, a devastating cyclone emanating from the Bay of Bengal drowned at least 0.21 … Continue reading

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Spring Memories of Why We Must Protect Wetlands and Streams

  Caribbean countries and the United States launch the US-Caribbean Resilience Partnership At a recent meeting of ministers and disaster management officials from the United States and 18 Caribbean countries … Continue reading

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Resilience in the Age of Anxiety

  The Therapeutic Power of Laughing at Yourself I was what can only be described as a spaz during an interview. (I somehow got a second chance.)  I broke up … Continue reading

20/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Climate Change Was The Engine That Powered Hurricane Maria’s Devastating Rains

What It Looks Like In Mozambique As Recovery Continues A Month After Cyclone Idai Hit Just over one month ago, Cyclone Idai barreled into southeastern Africa with high winds and … Continue reading

19/04/2019 · Leave a comment

7 tips for parents to help children cope with trauma from natural disasters

Value of green buildings touted at conference in St. Paul Mahesh Ramanujam, chief executive of the U.S. Green Building Council, said he has wondered how many people really know what … Continue reading

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Cyclone Idai damage cost seen topping $2bn

Iran: Deadly floods highlight need for ‘natural disasters’ fund As Iranians continue to deal with the aftermath of deadly floods across the country and the government scrambles to provide relief, … Continue reading

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Resilience guide for universities

Improving railroad cyber-threat resilience Cyberattacks against critical infrastructure have been increasing dramatically and have been well-reported in the press. What has not been as widely noted is that the nature … Continue reading

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Living with natural disasters – how to change Indonesia’s culture of passive resignation

Preventing disaster from striking Australia’s economy The $3.9 billion emergency response fund announced in the Morrison government’s pre-election budget will resonate with the tens of thousands of Australians who, over … Continue reading

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How natural disasters can increase inequality

  Austin ties with Houston for most disaster-prone place to live in Texas Austin is tied with Houston for the most natural disaster-prone major metro area in the state of … Continue reading

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Mindfulness brings major benefits to leadership

Thousands of Children Who Survived Cyclone Idai Now Face Slavery and Forced Marriage Thousands of children who survived a cyclone in southeast Africa face fresh risks in its aftermath — … Continue reading

13/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Putting Nature to Work: Integrating Green and Grey Infrastructure for Water Security and Climate Resilience

Cyclone Idai shows why long-term disaster resilience is so crucial Cyclone Idai struck Beira, the fourth largest city in Mozambique, in mid-March with torrential rains and winds of more than … Continue reading

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Resilience: The Art of Failing Forward

A Guide to Habit Resilience I’ve coached thousands of people who want to change habits and I’ve found there’s a key difference between those who actually make changes and those … Continue reading

11/04/2019 · Leave a comment

10 easy things you can do for a mental recharge

An untranslatable Finnish word captures a vulnerability and perseverance we all share At some point in life, all of us get that unexpected call on a Tuesday afternoon that distorts … Continue reading

10/04/2019 · Leave a comment

4 things to know about California’s strange earthquake drought

Near Hiroshima, Japan eyes opportunities for innovations in recovery and resilience Last summer, for nearly two weeks, heavy rains battered southwestern Japan, from the hundreds of small, rocky islands off … Continue reading

09/04/2019 · Leave a comment

This Floating City Can Withstand Category 5 Hurricanes (And Climate Change)

Volcanic Eruptions And Hurricanes Are Weirdly Linked, And We May Have Worked Out How When it comes to the weather systems controlling rain and shine across the planet, nothing happens … Continue reading

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Why did the Rockefeller Foundation just unceremoniously end its successful resilience program?

Coral reefs save billions of dollars worldwide by preventing floods Coral reefs aren’t just pretty to look at: They also act as a natural flood protection barrier from powerful ocean … Continue reading

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Climate change is causing floods all over the world. Here’s what you can do to help

Rwanda tests its emergency response to natural disasters The Rwandan government has stepped up measures to reduce the effects of natural disasters in the country, Rwandan minister of emergency management … Continue reading

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Mozambique Cholera Cases Top 1,000 in Wake of Cyclone Idai

India’s Heat Season Arrives Early and Extreme It’s only March, and communities from Kerala to Gujarat are already battling extreme heat in India. Temperatures reached 41ºC (105ºF) in Surat along … Continue reading

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Community resilience is key to disaster recovery, but many are unprepared (Study)

Disaster preparedness ‘key to national survival’ ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said on Friday disaster preparedness was significant for national survival and prosperity, stressing the need … Continue reading

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The waters are rising, the floods are coming. What are we doing to save ourselves?

This is how our changing climate could increase the risk we face from hurricanes When tropical cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira, Mozambique on March 14, a spokesperson for the … Continue reading

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Need for employee resilience heightened in a time of constant change

White Coats Black Doctors: responding to adversity with resilience Queen’s Black Premedical Association (QBPA) organizes the event to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to hear from physicians about their … Continue reading

02/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness [book]

5 ways to make your HR team more resilient to employment law challenges Resilience is a word becoming so frequently used in the workplace that it has almost lost its … Continue reading

01/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Fukushima contaminants found as far north as Alaska’s Bering Strait

Hurricane Maria inflicted tree damage unprecedented in modern times A new study finds that the storm killed or severely damaged up to 40 million trees in Puerto Rico; suggests future … Continue reading

31/03/2019 · Leave a comment

In Mozambique, parents yearn for children torn away by cyclone

Cholera cases jump to 138 in Mozambique’s Beira after cyclone The number of confirmed cases of cholera in the cyclone-hit Mozambican port city of Beira jumped from five to 138 … Continue reading

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Historic, widespread flooding will continue through May, NOAA says

Hurricane Maria Devastated Puerto Rico’s Forests at an Unprecedented Rate When Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico in September of 2017, it leveled buildings, flooded streets, and wiped out power … Continue reading

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Abandoning Dogs During A Hurricane Could Be Illegal If This Florida Bill Becomes Law

Effects of Hurricane Harvey still being felt by professional fishing guides The Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce admits Hurricane Harvey had a significant impact on the area’s tourism industry. Many residents … Continue reading

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5 key behaviours to make yourself resilient to stress

5 Ways to Leave Your Work Stress at Work Firaz was recently appointed CEO of a $1 billion company where he had held various roles over the past nine years. … Continue reading

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One of the Worst Earthquakes in Korea’s History Was Caused by Humans

Puerto Rico Power Fully Restored 18 Months After Hurricane Maria Wiped Out the Grid Eighteen months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico’s electrical grid, customers on an island off the … Continue reading

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Hack Brief: FEMA Leaked the Data of 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors

Your insurance premium is about to rise like the sea levels Climate change means disasters are becoming the norm. In New York, Superstorm Sandy racked up an estimated $50 billion … Continue reading

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Remember Harvey? Houston remains unprepared for the next big flood.

Factbox: Cyclone Idai’s heavy toll – 732 dead, hundreds of thousands displaced Rescue workers are rushing to help hundreds of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai battered the Mozambican port … Continue reading

24/03/2019 · Leave a comment

SPECIAL: Natural Disasters in Africa

Cyclone Idai ‘might be southern hemisphere’s worst such disaster’ The devastating cyclone that hit south-eastern Africa may be the worst ever disaster to strike the southern hemisphere, according to the … Continue reading

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How to Turn Grief into a Strength

How to Survive and Thrive in a Stressful Toxic Work Environment My first job out of college was as a financial advisor at a large international brokerage. On my first … Continue reading

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Nebraska flooding shows (again) how extreme weather can threaten national security

In Her Words: Samaris Pagán on Hurricane Maria Twenty days had passed and I felt myself going a bit crazy. Not because I’d been living in complete darkness with zero … Continue reading

21/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Water resilience

‘Era of disasters’ poses challenge for governments Experts are urging governments to act swiftly in response to the growing threat of coastal inundation to prevent damage in excess of $7 … Continue reading

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Two People Died After Record-Breaking Winter Floods In The Midwest

Massive Flooding Follows In Bomb Cyclone’s Wake, With Nebraska Floods Possibly Worst In 50 Years Historic flooding has followed in the wake of the “bomb cyclone” that rammed into the … Continue reading

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As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to ash, air pollution researcher Keith Bein knew he had to act fast: … Continue reading

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El Niño Conditions Strengthen, Could Last Through Summer

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to ash, air pollution researcher Keith Bein knew he had to act fast: … Continue reading

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4 Aspects of a Resilient Mindset

The resilience report: Five ways to turn your stress into your success Stress. We all know how it feels, whether it’s triggered by a deadline looming just before that performance … Continue reading

16/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Eleven dead as Brazil’s largest city flooded

The Central U.S. Is About To Get Hit With A Bomb Cyclone The country’s midsection is about to be hit by a rare, potentially record setting bomb cyclone that will … Continue reading

15/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Death toll from Malawi flooding rises to 28, almost 227,000 people affected

What effect can Brexit have on organisational resilience? It is a subject matter that can motivate huge passion and complete apathy in equal measure. We currently have clients to whom … Continue reading

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Eight years after Fukushima, what has made evacuees come home?

California’s 2018 Was the Worst Ever Recorded for Wildfires California’s 2018 is officially the worst year for wildfires in recorded state history, the Los Angeles Times reported on Saturday, citing … Continue reading

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California’s Wildfires Burn Through America’s Climate Illusions

Singapore proposes new security guidelines to beef up financial resilience Singapore is looking to introduce changes to existing guidelines on technology risk and business continuity management that will require financial … Continue reading

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Preparing people for peril

Wildfire catastrophe models need improvement: Reinsurer The world’s second-largest reinsurer is looking for partners in the artificial intelligence space to help the reinsurer get a better idea of how much … Continue reading

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Australia needs a national plan to face the growing threat of climate disasters

NPR investigation finds FEMA aid favors the rich and white Who gets public money after natural disasters — and who doesn’t? A new NPR investigation and analysis of previously unreleased … Continue reading

10/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Here Is What Happened the Last Time the Yellowstone Volcano Erupted: Researchers

How UNOSAT Rapid Mapping Service Contributed to Humanitarian Response to Natural Disasters in 2018 The UNOSAT Rapid Mapping Service has been supporting the humanitarian community with satellite imagery analysis for … Continue reading

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How to deal with work-related stress

Preparing for the Era of Disasters We are entering a new era in the security of Australia, not because of terrorism, the rise of China or even the cybersecurity threat, … Continue reading

08/03/2019 · Leave a comment

When Wildfires Strike: Living with High-Risk Fire Zones

The Deadly US ‘Tornado Outbreak’ Has Confirmed One of Scientists’ Biggest Fears Yesterday, over the course of a single afternoon, Lee County, Alabama, was ravaged by back-to-back tornadoes. The one-two … Continue reading

07/03/2019 · Leave a comment

California’s Wildfires Burn Through America’s Climate Illusions

Indonesia builds a resilient “living shoreline” The Demak District on Indonesia’s most populous island of Java is four years into a five-year plan to restore its disappearing and degraded shoreline. … Continue reading

06/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Disaster Preparedness: How ready are the banks?

Disaster Preparedness: How ready are the banks? THE PHILIPPINES is among the most vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters and climate change. Last year saw 24 tropical depressions, 20 … Continue reading

05/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Building resilience in the face of disaster

  Thousands Evacuated in Northern California Ahead of Worst Flooding in More Than 20 Years Around 4,000 people were ordered to evacuate from a town about 60 miles north of … Continue reading

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5 effective ways to overcome setbacks in life

Trauma: 9 Things We Fail To Understand What comes to your mind when you hear the word trauma? Do you think of physical or psychological trauma? Do you have preconceived … Continue reading

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The results are in, and January was one of the warmest in all of recorded history

  After Earthquakes and Volcanoes, Chile Is Threatened by New Natural Disaster Chile, scene of the world’s largest-ever earthquake and some of its most active volcanoes, is learning to live … Continue reading

02/03/2019 · Leave a comment

The Northern Hemisphere Just Experienced Its First-Ever Category 5 Cyclone in February

‘Ice tsunami’ crashes onto northern lake shores. Here’s why. Winter is coming to towns along the shores of the Great Lakes—literally, as walls of ice have risen from the lakes … Continue reading

01/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Emergency preparedness tips for seniors

Warren Buffett warns of natural or human-made ‘megacatastrophe,’ and says our losses will be huge Record-breaking investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett released his yearly letter on Saturday, and … Continue reading

28/02/2019 · Leave a comment

The art of being prepared

  How To Protect Yourself From Real Estate Disasters As a 17-year real estate investor, I could also be the northernmost real estate professional you know. You might have heard … Continue reading

27/02/2019 · Leave a comment

New study highlights significance of resilience training

Townsville homes may become ‘uninsurable’ due to flooding from climate change Houses in flood-hit Townsville and other parts of north Queensland are “on track to become uninsurable”, according to analysis … Continue reading

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Japan wants to boost the use of electric vehicles as a power source during natural disasters

Japan wants to boost the use of electric vehicles as a power source during natural disasters Japan, a country which frequently suffers natural calamities such as tsunamis, typhoons, and earthquakes—which … Continue reading

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