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There Are Wildfires Burning in the Arctic Circle Amid Sweden’s Record-Breaking Heat Wave

  Prince’s foundation to donate disaster-resistant homes in Barbuda Twenty-two houses will be donated to families in Barbuda whose properties were destroyed during the passage of hurricane Irma 10 months … Continue reading

20/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Losses from natural disasters at 13-year low in H1 – Munich Re

  First leg of 2020 Olympic torch relay to start in Fukushima The Olympic torch relay will start in Fukushima Prefecture in 2020 to reinforce the image that the Tokyo … Continue reading

19/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Can you spot disaster-related fraud?

Which is scarier: natural disasters or hell? Which scares you more: a pending natural disaster or the thought of spending eternity in hell? On the surface, this question can appear … Continue reading

18/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Return on Resilience: A Dollar of Prevention Is Worth $6 in Avoided Costs

Preparing for natural disasters The world’s attention over the last few weeks has been focused on the football team who became trapped in a cave in Thailand after sudden rains … Continue reading

17/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Reputation resilience

FEMA admits it was understaffed and underprepared for 2017 hurricanes The Federal Emergency Management Agency “could have better anticipated the severity of hurricanes” that last year devastated Puerto Rico and … Continue reading

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Stress in the modern age

How the psychology of the England football team could change your life This week, the England midfielder Dele Alli was asked if he was nervous about the big tests up … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey Is Officially the Largest Rain Event in US History

Vieques Still Finding Its Footing After Hurricane Destruction The island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, is an isolated place known both for its remote beaches and the decades during which the … Continue reading

14/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Heat Wave Study Shows How Extra-Hot Summers Can Make People Dumber

Japan faces ‘frequent’ disasters as flood toll reaches 200 Japan risks more severe weather and must find ways to alleviate disasters, a government spokesman said on Thursday, as intense heat … Continue reading

13/07/2018 · Leave a comment

The world has never seen a Category 6 hurricane. But the day may be coming

How the Caribbean Is Recovering, One Year After Devastating Hurricanes It’s almost impossible to quantify the destruction, but hundreds of islands in the Caribbean were pummeled by the storms — … Continue reading

12/07/2018 · Leave a comment

The Hurricane in My Backyard

The Hurricane in My Backyard It was Friday, August 25, 2017, the day Hurricane Harvey began to hit the Gulf Coast. Somewhere in the middle of Houston, I was panic-buying … Continue reading

11/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Another monster storm named Maria threatens land

Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill over 100 Rescuers in western Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rains unleashed … Continue reading

10/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Strong social ties help middle-aged folk grow more resilient: Study

For This Entrepreneur, ‘Grit’ Means Knowing When to Say Yes In this video from Entrepreneur Network partner Mars Discovery District, we take a closer look at what it really looks … Continue reading

09/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Beryl Is Officially the First Atlantic Hurricane of the Year

Canada heat wave death toll hits 54 The death toll in a week-long eastern Canadian heat wave has reached 54, officials said on Friday. Most of the victims linked to … Continue reading

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What happens to zoo animals during a natural disaster?

The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Not Expected to Be as Bad as Forecasters Originally Predicted Two months after warning that the 2018 hurricane season was going to be an … Continue reading

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Record Heat Wave in Southern Quebec Blamed For 18 Deaths

The Economic Resilience Initiative After setting the scene with an overview of the macroeconomic situation in the Mediterranean region, the discussions will focus on how the Economic Resilience Initiative (ERI) … Continue reading

06/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Nature gone wild: Depictions of disasters in art

In Rio de Janeiro, thousands at risk from disasters As many as 155,000 people are exposed to the risk of landslides or floods in highland region of Rio de Janeiro, … Continue reading

05/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Women play a key role in rescue, reconstruction and resilience after volcanic eruption in Guatemala

Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results delivers report Following the release of the report Measuring Progress on Adaptation and Climate Resilience: Recommendations to the Government of Canada, … Continue reading

04/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Key tips to building a future-focused, resilient small business

Staying Power: Maintaining Resiliency In Family Businesses So, what is that makes Indian business families stay together? Resilience. This is both the cause and the effect. With effective succession planning, … Continue reading

03/07/2018 · Leave a comment

To Defend Against Common Cyber Threats, Focus on Resilience, Real Risks, and Leadership

A fixed mindset could be holding you back — here’s how to change it It seems counterintuitive, but trying to build a child’s self-esteem by constantly praising them might actually … Continue reading

02/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Coastal resilience linked to national security

Resilience: A New Lens For Urban Development In Africa 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) defines urban resilience as “the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to … Continue reading

01/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters and Supply Chain — The View From Key West

“Resilience is the ability of any city to cope with any disaster or stress that may come its way.”, Amit Prothi, Head of India National Strategy, 100RC This next 100 … Continue reading

30/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Remarkable Resilience—How One Elite Advisor Maintains His Motivation

“Hope for the Best, but Plan for the Worst”: Health System Advice on Natural Disasters After natural disasters like wildfires in California and hurricanes in Puerto Rico, leaders from an … Continue reading

29/06/2018 · Leave a comment

What can natural disasters teach the world?

The Deadliest Natural Disasters in U.S. History Mother Nature can be merciless. From the churning hurricanes of the Gulf Coast, to the trailer-tossing storms of Tornado Alley, to the ground-pounding … Continue reading

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Culture affects flood resilience

Culture affects flood resilience Research conducted by an LSU student indicates that cultural and social factors influence the flood resiliency of at-risk coastal areas of Louisiana, including Terrebonne and Lafourche … Continue reading

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Building Resiliency in the Workplace Enhances Health and Wellbeing

How to develop, maintain resilience I have presented countless times in the last year at conferences and events on resilience. The room is always packed, and not because of me … Continue reading

26/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience: super skill of the future

When It Comes To Success In Business, EQ Eats IQ For Breakfast When I was younger, I bought into the fallacy that the “smartest” person always won. I pushed myself … Continue reading

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  Deadly floods are wreaking havoc in northeast India again Over the past few days, floods have hit several states, claiming the lives of at least 25 people and displacing … Continue reading

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‘Slow Earthquakes’ People Can’t Even Feel Could Be Building Up to a Major San Andreas Disaster

California: The Politics of Surviving ‘The Big One’ It turns out that the danger of flooding on a massive scale is about as likely  as having a massive earthquake, something … Continue reading

23/06/2018 · Leave a comment

11 Benchmarks for Resilient Homes and Communities

Disaster Resiliency: Learn How IBM and Bechtel Partnered in Puerto Rico in Free 3BL Media Webcast, July 11 With the 2018 hurricane season under way, two large B2B corporations committed … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Resilience

How to become cyber resilient Despite threats from targeted cybersecurity attacks doubling, companies are showing they can perform better under greater pressure. In fact, if they continue on the same … Continue reading

21/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Someone Flew a Drone Too Close to a Wildfire, Again

FEMA Has Rejected 60 Percent of Assistance Requests in Puerto Rico. Why? Many Puerto Ricans have a jaundiced view of the federal response to Hurricane Maria: Federal aid was slow … Continue reading

20/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Japan Earthquake Kills at Least 3 and Injures Hundreds More

Yolanda-hit town opens office-cum-evacuation center THE REHABILITATED municipal office of Marabut. a fifth-class town in Samar, was recently inaugurated, with the building designed to double as an evacuation center during … Continue reading

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Cultural diversity as a means of boosting resilience at Austrian companies

Climate change raises the bar for disaster resilience Southeast Asia, already on the path of tropical storms originating from the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans, has seen a spike in … Continue reading

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For better resiliency, don’t just try to defeat nature—work with it

Natural disaster forecasting to be mapped Decision No 705, signed on June 7 by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung, approved the natural disaster forecasting programme to assess, map and … Continue reading

17/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Poll Shows Americans Fear Natural Disasters More than Terrorism, Global Pandemic or Cyber-Attack Combined

Lawmakers Call for Probe of Federal Response to Puerto Rico Hurricane A group of Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill today to establish an independent commission to investigate the federal response … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive Natural Disasters in US History

Hurricane Industry: Sectors for Success – Turning the tide towards true regional resilience From the moment we become of age you are aware of your surroundings, you then quickly realize … Continue reading

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Society Needs to Flip Its Disaster Spending, Insurance Report Says

‘Breathe’ is a wonderful story about resilience Breathe is a 2017 biographical drama film that was a directorial debut by Andy Serkis (you may remember him as Ulysses Klaue in … Continue reading

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The lessons FEMA says it learned from Hurricane Maria

A New Arctic Cyclone Could Be Among the Most Powerful On Record Weather watchers may be more preoccupied of late with storms popping off in the Gulf of Mexico and … Continue reading

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Over 500 Homes Now Destroyed by the Continuing Kīlauea Eruption

Disaster revealed our creativity and strength Nothing feels natural about a natural disaster. Even in a community as accustomed to change as Iowa City, the scope and scale of change … Continue reading

12/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane worries prompt refiner Motiva to shift expansion plans

Still-Crippled Puerto Rico Shows Why U.S. Disaster Relief Needs Improvement A particularly damning report published by the New England Journal of Medicine, which can hardly be characterized as fake news, … Continue reading

11/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricanes and typhoons are slowing down, which means more time to do damage

Last Year’s Hurricane Season Was Bad. The Future Might Be Worse. Hurricane season started on June 1 (despite a hurricane being reported prior to that), and a new analysis predicts … Continue reading

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85% of organisations could not survive without mission-critical IT systems – report

Top 10 global business interruption risks While business interruption repeatedly heads up the list of the greatest risks to businesses globally, newspaper headlines may be preventing leaders from identifying the … Continue reading

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Could this new Chinese radar system really be used to play God with the weather?

We must be prepared to respond to natural disasters Texas is renowned for its diversity of land and people. What isn’t commonly known is that we also lead the nation … Continue reading

08/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Climate disasters will hit women hardest, says ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ author

Climate disaster looms for SE Asia International experts have urged governments in Southeast Asia to prioritise creating climate change resilience for their citizens, as the region faces more destructive natural … Continue reading

07/06/2018 · Leave a comment

What was the fallout from Fukushima?

How expensive will this hurricane season be? Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway, with the first named storm, Alberto, forming even before the official June 1 kick off of Hurricane … Continue reading

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The True Scope of the Disaster in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll In Puerto Rico 70 Times Higher Than Official Estimates: Study Over 4,600 people died in Puerto Rico during the aftermath of Hurricane Maria ― more than … Continue reading

05/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Read This Story and Get Happier The most popular course at Yale teaches how to be happy. We took it for you.

What habits should you form early in your career to prevent stress at work? Stress is a growing epidemic in Britain. High pressure workplace environments, long working hours and the … Continue reading

04/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Emotional intelligence: navigating today’s leadership challenges

Radical resilience: TAG president calls for less of the same The new president of the Local Government Technical Advisers Group (LGTAG) began his premiership this month with a call for … Continue reading

03/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane season has arrived. Here’s what to expect.

People just give up’: Low-income hurricane victims slam federal relief programs Nine months after Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 50 inches of rain on the Gulf Coast, green grass has … Continue reading

02/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Disasters and Social Resilience: A bioecological approach

Indigenous people see the balance in natural events When it comes to nature and the natural world, Indigenous people have a much different world view than the rest of the … Continue reading

01/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Coping classes: Building emotional resilience

Hawaii’s insurance market enters moratorium as volcanic eruption continues The lava flow from the volcanic eruption in Hawaii hasn’t abated yet, and the Hawaii National Park Service has warned residents … Continue reading

31/05/2018 · Leave a comment

The dire future that awaits San Francisco, New Orleans, Los Angeles and Seattle

Hurricane season starts in one week. Puerto Rico’s emergency plan still isn’t ready This year’s hurricane season starts in one week. But in Puerto Rico, where the healthcare system devolved … Continue reading

30/05/2018 · Leave a comment

People Showing Resilience: NGO

Bangladesh most resilient country to disaster, needs more fund allocation Bangladesh, one of the most at-risk countries to adverse impacts of climate change is also one of the most resilient … Continue reading

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Record Heat Means Hurricanes Gain Ferocity Faster

Building regulation for resilience: converting disaster experience into a safer built environment – the case of Japan This report describes Japan’s incremental approach to developing, implementing, and facilitating compliance with … Continue reading

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Alberto Is Coming: First Named Storm of the 2018 Hurricane Season Is Aimed at Gulf Coast

Cyclone Mekunu kills five in Yemen’s Socotra island and a 12-year-old girl in southern Oman A 12-year-girl was killed and three people were injured after Cyclone Mekunu hit southern Oman … Continue reading

27/05/2018 · Leave a comment

5 tips to help build resilience and emotional flexibility

Building resilience in students Summer is just weeks away! The final days of the school year, though they may feel hectic, can also provide opportunities to reflect on your practice … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence: Weather Forecasting and Prediction of Natural Disasters

Travel industry urgently needs to tackle overtourism, disaster resilience Industry speakers at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) joint debate last week outlined … Continue reading

25/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Gender question in disaster management

As Hurricane Season Approaches, It’s Time to Fix Disaster Funding The official start of the Atlantic hurricane season is just over ten days away. As the nation continues to grapple … Continue reading

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Lessons in resilience…

Lessons in resilience: what city planners can learn from Hobart’s floods Hobart is a city known for its risk of catastrophic fire, such as the devastating wildfires of 1897-98 and … Continue reading

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The National Resilience Taskforce: challenges and opportunities

  Natural Disasters Have Major Impact On Fiji’s Food Natural disasters can have a major impact on Fiji’s agriculture industry and Fiji’s Agriculture Ministry and Food and Agriculture Organization have … Continue reading

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Hawaii community clings to life in shadow of fiery volcano

  With hurricane season approaching, Texas should heed Harvey’s warning on climate change The 2018 hurricane season is just around the corner – June 1st, in fact. Initial predictions for … Continue reading

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How to Bring Mindfulness to the Workplace

Imagine Childhood Trauma and Resilience Conference with Kean University Many children experience trauma. Some traumas are ongoing like abuse or illness, while others are sudden and episodic like an act … Continue reading

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How Disaster Relief Efforts Could Be Improved with Game Theory

The world’s most resilient countries rely on great infrastructure Hurricanes devastated businesses and supply chains in the eastern part of the U.S. last year, but the region’s strong resilience score … Continue reading

19/05/2018 · Leave a comment

New Report Looks at Past Disasters to Prepare for the Future

The Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Index The Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Index (ANDRI) is Australia’s first national-scale standardised snapshot of disaster resilience. The ANDRI has a hierarchical design based on … Continue reading

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Best practices for disaster recovery

10 Years after Wenchuan Earthquake, A Silver Lining in Disaster Management On May 12, China will mark the 10th anniversary of the devastating Wenchuan earthquake that struck Sichuan province, leaving … Continue reading

17/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Why India is building a national disaster database

U.S. Government Promotes Disaster Resilience of Small and Medium Businesses in Fiji The United States government, in partnership with the Fiji Business Disaster Resilience Council and the Fiji Commerce and … Continue reading

16/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Individual Resilience: A Guide

Individual Resilience: A Guide Resilience is the ability to react appropriately in an uncertain and changing environment. In an earlier issue, we ran an article about resilience at the organisational … Continue reading

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Survey: Most Pet Owners Are Not Prepared for Natural Disasters

  Hawaii’s Volcanic Eruption Could Hit Low-Income Residents Hardest Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano continues to erupt, spewing molten rock and sulfur dioxide from more than a dozen fissures that have opened … Continue reading

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The biggest hurricanes are gaining power faster than before

It’s a risky business, not having a continuity plan Such a register normally includes a description of a risk occurring, a description of the impact a realised risk could have … Continue reading

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Supercomputers are driving a revolution in hurricane forecasting

Supercomputers are driving a revolution in hurricane forecasting Back in 1998, the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts housed the 27th most-powerful supercomputer in the world, with 116 cores providing … Continue reading

12/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges

What’s a ‘cold monsoon’? And is it the best way to describe Adelaide’s climate? As South Australia and Victoria brace for more wild, wet weather, an Adelaide biologist says the … Continue reading

11/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Cuba Launches ‘Operation Meteor’ to Mitigate Natural Disasters

Surviving and thriving after fires, cyclones, storms and floods: Incredible pictures celebrate Australians’ resilience as their lives are torn apart by natural disasters Australians like to think of themselves as … Continue reading

10/05/2018 · Leave a comment

15 Ways You Can Help After a Natural Disaster (Hint: It’s Rarely Donate Clothes)

This water filter made of paper could save people’s lives during natural disasters Clean water is a basic human right. But after hurricane Maria, 70 percent of Puerto Rico’s water … Continue reading

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East Africa’s deadly floods are a stark reminder of the region’s poor disaster preparedness

Erupting Volcano on Hawaii Releases Life-Threatening Gas, Officials Say Images of the eruption of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii offer a vivid display of yellow and red lava bubbling from … Continue reading

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To build resilience, listen to people’s needs

  Inflatable Buildings Could Bring Shelter After Natural Disasters One of the greatest things about tech development is when the creative minds of the world are applied to truly impacting … Continue reading

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Buffett: The surging cost of natural disasters isn’t just about climate change

  New eBook will prepare people with dementia for natural disasters AUSTRALIANS are warned to prepare for natural disasters. But how do hundreds of thousands of Australians suffering from dementia … Continue reading

06/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Routine natural disasters make the need for resilient communities all the more dire, health experts say.

Kilauea: Hawaii emergency declared over volcano eruption Officials had been warning residents all week they should be prepared to evacuate as an eruption would give little warning. A volcanic crater … Continue reading

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La Nina-like ocean cooling patterns intensify northwestern Pacific tropical cyclones

Know Your Flood Risk and Landmark Information longlisted for the 2017 Responsible Business Awards The Know Your Flood Risk campaign and Landmark Information are celebrating after being Longlisted for the … Continue reading

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7 Mindsets That Undercut Your Mental Strength and Resilience

  Resilience key in effort to stop suicide, speaker says Not many people who attempt suicide at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge survive the leap. But those who do all … Continue reading

03/05/2018 · Leave a comment

California can look forward to more extreme dry-wet “climate whiplash”

The Harrowing Floods of Bangladesh, in Photos “I am documenting what’s around me not only as a photojournalist, but also as a victim,” Jashim Salam says. In Chittagong, Bangladesh, where … Continue reading

02/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Stakeholders aim for disaster-resilient city

Hurricane Harvey Survivors Kicked Out of Hotels in Texas The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has officially let down Hurricane Harvey survivors. As of Tuesday, about 1,400 Texans had to … Continue reading

01/05/2018 · Leave a comment

7 Characteristics of Resilient Relationships

7 Characteristics of Resilient Relationships There are hundreds of volumes written about why marriages and other intimate relationships end, but the core reasons may be distilled down to three main … Continue reading

30/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Want To Make Your Company Resilient? Start With An Inspiring Mission

The Resilient Leader America is stressed out. For the last ten years, the American Psychological Association (APA) has conducted an annual survey on stress in America. Work consistently tops the … Continue reading

29/04/2018 · Leave a comment

California’s next megaflood would be worse than eight Hurricane Katrinas

Extreme weather and us Is extreme weather really increasing? How are people coping with more severe drought, flooding, heat waves and storms? In a multimedia series of stories that span … Continue reading

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How natural disasters affect us psychologically

Price Gouging post Flooding The recent flooding in the Western and Northern division caused by Tropical Cyclone Josie and Keni has affected members of the public and businesses in a … Continue reading

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Disaster Resilience: How does it impact you

Disaster Resilience: How does it impact you Australia, the land ‘of drought and flooding rains’, has witnessed a number of disasters over the years, with the most severe occurring in … Continue reading

26/04/2018 · Leave a comment

The world faces a future of floods, famine, and extreme heat — here’s how we survive

The world faces a future of floods, famine, and extreme heat — here’s how we survive The warnings were plentiful. The limits were clearly defined. We have long understood how … Continue reading

25/04/2018 · Leave a comment

5 things you can do to boost your child’s resilience

  Students learn how to build emotional resilience to beat bullying A national motivational speaker visited students at Kenmore West High School Wednesday for an anti-bullying event. WBFO’s senior reporter … Continue reading

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In tech we trust – but less than half of Americans are ready for the next disaster

  Tips on offer for preparing for flood, disaster The public is invited to the session on April 25 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on the third floor of Town … Continue reading

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The San Francisco Bay Area has an earthquake ‘time bomb’ that could devastate the region — and it’s worse than we thought

Building resilience to a changing climate across the Commonwealth The Met Office is to help develop weather forecasting capability and specialist climate change services for Commonwealth countries following the announcement … Continue reading

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Earthquake in Indonesia. Volcano in Japan. Flooding in Hawaii.

No-go warning issued in southern Japan as volcano erupts for first time in 250 years A volcano in southern Japan erupted for the first time in 250 years today, spewing … Continue reading

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After quakes, manufacturers step up business continuity planning

Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Disasters in the Pacific Disaster events have lasting impacts on people, communities, and socioeconomic development. Countries in the Pacific are among the most exposed, globally, … Continue reading

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The world faces a future of floods, famine, and extreme heat — here’s what it’ll take to bounce back

While cyber risk is inevitable, resilience is a choice Over the last twelve months, cyber threat has become a primary concern for decision makers at multinational organisations. In January 2018, … Continue reading

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Who pays the claims costs if the natural disaster never comes?

Enhance disaster preparedness among youth, children, women Speakers at a symposium yesterday said disaster preparedness has to be enhanced among all, especially the youth, children and women. In order to … Continue reading

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Why is business so resistant to talking about climate resilience?

Making disaster resilience an intrinsic part of cultural heritage sites The guideline, which is in its draft stage at the moment, was developed by the Department of Culture in collaboration … Continue reading

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All the disasters in 2017 were even more costly than we thought

EU urged to improve disaster response system as soon as possible The European Union (EU) should improve its disaster response system as soon as possible, the European Commissioner for Humanitarian … Continue reading

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The way Americans get electricity is one natural disaster away from decimation — but a resilient power grid is in our reach

What is the Pacific Ring of Fire? The facts, causes and countries affected Recently the United States has been rocked by eight earthquakes in quick succession, with three tremors hitting … Continue reading

15/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Three Ways to Build Resilience Against Gender Bias

The simple way to fight stress After a recent annual townhall by Mahindra & Mahindra group chairman Anand Mahindra, where MBA interns pointed out that information overload, multitasking, and just … Continue reading

14/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Shaping Infrastructure for Resilience In Protecting the Liberal Democratic Nations: The Case of Energy

CDB funding programme to aid mental health, psychosocial support in disaster management The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is seeking to build the social resilience of its member states to natural … Continue reading

13/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Here’s What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

  USDA implements up to $2.36B to help ag producers recover from hurricanes, wildfires U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture will make disaster payments … Continue reading

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‘Portraits of Resilience’ art exhibit celebrates women, their personal journeys

Study links excessive smartphone use to inability to endure emotional distress   New research published in Computers in Human Behavior suggests that those with poor emotion regulation skills are at … Continue reading

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At ‘Women Who Don’t Usually Lecture’ event, speakers encourage resilience and non-conformity

Resilience meets artistry in Joan Didion’s memoir The Doors late frontman, Jim Morrison, is regarded for his creative poetry and lyrics on the music he wrote and performed for the … Continue reading

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Climate change is making resilience a more urgent design priority

Adversity Quotient As Philippine business schools today traverse their institutional road maps for enhanced curricula and instruction that meet the challenges of the 21st century and the learning standards of … Continue reading

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Here’s How A Few People Knew The Strongest Earthquake In Years Was About To Hit LA

Here’s How A Few People Knew The Strongest Earthquake In Years Was About To Hit LA It was a typical hazy April afternoon in Southern California when the ground beneath … Continue reading

08/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Bomb Cyclones, Nor’easters, and the Messy Relationship Between Weather and Climate

How to incorporate resilience thinking into policy making, development programming Countries in Asia-Pacific are increasingly exposed to a variety of risks, including physical and financial, undermining the region’s potential to … Continue reading

07/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience 101: How to Be a More Resilient Person

The Neuroscience of Perseverance Perseverance separates the winners from the losers in both sports and life. Are you someone who perseveres despite difficulties and setbacks, or do you tend to … Continue reading

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National flood insurance is underwater because of outdated science

Wellington preparing for disaster by drilling into Earth’s surface in search of water Scientists are trying to identify alternative sources that could be used if an earthquake or other event … Continue reading

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Natural disasters expose women’s emergency preparedness gap

Four dead as Cyclone Josie causes major floods in Fiji Much of the main tourist town of Nadi was underwater as Josie, with wind gusts up to 100 kilometres per … Continue reading

04/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Global disaster response needs a networked approach

20 Years Later: How St. Peter Rebuilt After Deadly Tornadoes The 14 tornadoes recorded that day was the largest number ever to hit in March. Two people were killed when … Continue reading

03/04/2018 · Leave a comment

How Entrepreneurship Is Helping to Save Puerto Rico

Ten principles for building resilient regions The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI’s) Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance has released a report outlining ten fundamental principles for building resilient regions that … Continue reading

02/04/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Harvey woke Houston up. Now things have to change.

Flood insurance rates climb due to Florida natural disasters Get ready to pay more for flood insurance. Having a waterfront view can be a slice of paradise, but Roger Barlow … Continue reading

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The impact of boosting mental resilience on cardiovascular health

Workplace satisfaction: chasing happiness is a tough job SA is ranked 105th out of 156 countries in the UN World Happiness report, dropping four spots since 2017. The countries with … Continue reading

31/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Declining Student Resilience: A Serious Problem for Colleges

How to Be More Resilient and Reach Your Goals We all have to endure stressful moments throughout our lives. At times, stress can feel debilitating and keep us from achieving … Continue reading

30/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricanes: What you need to know

Hurricanes: What you need to know “Hurricane” is the name used for the most powerful tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean and the northeastern Pacific Ocean — those bearing sustained … Continue reading

29/03/2018 · Leave a comment

New NASA Model Could Help Predict Landslides (Video)

Building urban resilience to climate change: A review of Madagascar Madagascar is exposed to a variety of weather and climate phenomena that have wide-ranging impacts on human health and safety, … Continue reading

28/03/2018 · Leave a comment

From wildfires to floods, climate change keeps coming for Montecito, California

2017 costliest year ever for natural disasters in Indian subcontinent Weather and climate disasters cost countries about $ 320 billion last year with major monsoon floods in the Indian subcontinent … Continue reading

27/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Building for collapse: Professor designs more resilient steel structure

  Tongan women highlighted in stories of resilience post-cyclone Gita A series of articles on the resilience of Tongan women during and after Cyclone Gita aims to highlight the importance … Continue reading

26/03/2018 · Leave a comment

World Water Day – How we can ensure resilience of our water supplies

  World Water Day – How we can ensure resilience of our water supplies How does water fit into your life and your business? Have you thought about where your … Continue reading

25/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Nine Ways To Build Resilience As A Leader

  Why SMEs should prioritise employee wellbeing Mental health is clearly the hot topic at the moment and rightly so, with one in four of us reportedly likely to have … Continue reading

24/03/2018 · Leave a comment

It’s official: NYC hasn’t seen snow like this in 130 years

Needs go unmet 6 months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired. Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane … Continue reading

23/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Optimism key component of resiliency

Organizational Resiliency: Failing Forward Emphasizing strengths and minimizing weaknesses is common not only for individuals, but for organizations as well. A relentless focus on success is certainly easier and more … Continue reading

22/03/2018 · Leave a comment

China hands over disaster risk reduction projects to Malawi communities

‘Climate Change’ Removed From FEMA’s Strategic Plan FEMA released its Strategic Plan for the next four years, which replaces the Obama-era version that made repeat mentions of climate change. The … Continue reading

21/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Embrace science for disaster resilience

Embrace science for disaster resilience According to University of the Philippines (UP) Resilience Institute Executive Director Alfredo Mahar Francisco Lagmay, there is a need to introduce science to Filipinos and … Continue reading

20/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Supervolcano Goes Boom. Humans Go Meh?

The impact of disasters and crises on agriculture and food security 2017 The Impact of Disasters on Agriculture and Food Security 2015 showed that a staggering 22 percent of total … Continue reading

19/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Why grit is so important in the workplace

Former teacher lauds power of resilience, happiness Cobram Anglican Grammar School students have been busy learning about the integral mindset of resilience from Resilience Project founder Hugh van Cuylenburg. On … Continue reading

18/03/2018 · Leave a comment

L.A. Bets That Equity Is the Path to Resilience

A guide to help your business survive after a disaster The days and weeks immediately following a natural disaster can feel overwhelming for any business owner. While your family and … Continue reading

17/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Floods are world’s worst natural disasters

6 months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico pleads for help Hurricane Maria shredded the electric poles in this plantain farming town high in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, leaving … Continue reading

16/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Summer of UK earthquakes MAPPED: Where natural disasters could strike

Soil Health’s Role in Mitigating Natural Disaster Effects Last year was tough for many Americans in dealing with the aftermath of several natural disasters. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) … Continue reading

15/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Assessing local resilience to typhoon disasters: A case study in Nansha, Guangzhou

Invest more in disaster management Public and private sectors alike have to increase the investment in disaster management to sustain the economic and human development, said director general of the … Continue reading

14/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Extreme Hurricanes Deliver Powerful Lesson on Mitigation, Readiness, Resiliency

Papua New Guinea quake: An invisible disaster which could change life forever Nearly two weeks after a powerful earthquake hit Papua New Guinea (PNG), officials still do not know what … Continue reading

13/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Should Bitcoin be used to help countries hit by disaster?

Japan’s Shinmoedake Volcano Erupts Violently, Grounding Dozens of Flights A volcano in southern Japan that appeared in a James Bond film had its biggest eruption in years Tuesday, shooting smoke … Continue reading

12/03/2018 · Leave a comment

How do you raise resilient kids? Accept them how they are

The importance of relationships and belonging Our mental health and personal well being are tied up in the quality of our personal relationships. The more closely we are connected to … Continue reading

11/03/2018 · Leave a comment

World unprepared for next major volcanic eruption, researchers say ‘death tolls could reach millions’

Mental health collaborative tackles fire-related trauma in Sonoma County When a North Bay fire survivor walks into her private practice office, Santa Rosa psychologist Alisa Liguori Stratton never presumes to … Continue reading

10/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Los Angeles Releases Resilience Strategy

  Major floods twice as common as 30 years ago, data shows Major floods have become almost twice as frequent as they were 30 years ago, according to figures from … Continue reading

09/03/2018 · Leave a comment

SPECIAL EDITION: International Women’s Day 2018: Women and Resilience

When Environmental Crises Hit Homes, Women Suffer the Most Victor Tsang is UN Environment gender expert and Shari Nijman, UN Environment communication officer This article is part of a series … Continue reading

08/03/2018 · 2 Comments

Mobile Tech Can Make Disaster Zones Less Disastrous—Here’s How

Resilience in times of Crisis Why do we care about resilience?  I mean, other than the fact that life is stressful, jobs get lost, things break, love is lost, and … Continue reading

07/03/2018 · Leave a comment

U.S. Hospitals Can’t Handle Catastrophic Attacks or Disasters, Report Finds

U.N. collates global disaster data to help reduce risk A global effort to quantify the impact of disasters – from droughts to hurricanes – is underway to work out how … Continue reading

06/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Becoming more resilient

As Climate Change Intensifies, Here Are the Most—and Least—Resilient Counties in America Kodiak Island Borough is a remote community of around 14,000 people that spreads down the coast of the … Continue reading

05/03/2018 · Leave a comment

The science of resilience: What are the ingredients that help people cope?

The science of resilience: What are the ingredients that help people cope? Resilience is on many people’s minds these days. Hurricanes and fires regularly wallop communities. The risks of climate … Continue reading

04/03/2018 · Leave a comment

More than 12 years after Hurricane Katrina, scientists are learning what makes some survivors more resilient than others

Smart surface solutions can improve disaster resilience, health and comfort in cities A cost/benefit analysis by clean energy advisory and venture capital firm Capital E suggests that implementing smart surface … Continue reading

03/03/2018 · Leave a comment

Papua New Guinea: at least 16 dead after strongest ever earthquake hits

Chief resilience officer is lesson in risk management It was a bad PR day for the city of Minneapolis last week when its chief resilience officer left after only seven … Continue reading

02/03/2018 · Leave a comment

How Olympians train their brains to become mentally tough

From recovery to resilience to recreation It’s been four-and-a-half years since eight days of rain — what experts would eventually call a “100-year” flood — nearly cleaved Longmont in half. … Continue reading

01/03/2018 · Leave a comment

3 tips for resilience in the workplace

Resilience According to conventional wisdom, every person on the planet faces challenges, even though it sometimes seems that a chosen few skate through life unscathed. The truth is, at some … Continue reading

28/02/2018 · Leave a comment

‘Really extreme’ global weather event leaves scientists aghast

REPORT IDENTIFIES POLICIES FOR MAKING US HEALTH SECTOR MORE RESILIENT TO MAJOR DISASTERS The health sector in the United States would be far better positioned to manage medical care needs … Continue reading

27/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Understanding resilient cities

Understanding resilient cities There are about a million things that would come to mind when we use the catchphrase “resilient city.” With “resilience” alone, natural hazards, which vary from cyclonic … Continue reading

26/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Big Data Suggests Big Potential for Urban Farming

7 traits key to the resilience of family businesses: Stewardship Asia Centre SEVEN distinct leadership and organisational traits are key to the resilience of family businesses, according to a study … Continue reading

25/02/2018 · Leave a comment

To Handle Increased Stress, Build Your Resilience

The secrets of workplace resilience In 2000, business management consultant Graeme Cowan was at the peak of his career. At that time, he was the joint managing director of an … Continue reading

24/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Stronger storms mean new ‘category six’ scale may be needed

Hurricane Harvey Destroyed More Vehicles Than Any Single Event in America. This Is the Aftermath Disasters are always fascinating. From fender benders to war, humans will stop and stare at … Continue reading

23/02/2018 · Leave a comment

The Low-Tech Secret to Cyber Resilience

Urban poor women can lead the way Speakers at a roundtable yesterday said urban poor women can play a leadership role in disaster and risk management in their communities if … Continue reading

22/02/2018 · Leave a comment

UNESCO demonstrates multi-pronged approach to resilient cities

Sense of well-being falls In a year that saw natural disasters, mass shootings and political upheaval, a healthy economy didn’t seem to improve Americans’ dispositions. Many states witnessed declines in … Continue reading

21/02/2018 · Leave a comment

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