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Higher home premiums for risky areas People living in areas at greater risk of natural disasters should be prepared to pay higher home insurance premiums, the chief of one of … Continue reading

31/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Eleven dead as huge storm batters UK, France and Netherlands; gusts of up to 160km/h At least eight people died and more than 300,000 homes were left without power on … Continue reading

30/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Funding will help bushfire victims PERMANENT funding will assist volunteer groups that help victims of bushfires and other natural disasters. The fund has been set up by the NSW Government … Continue reading

29/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Natural disaster assistance for businesses Government assistance is available for businesses affected by a natural disaster. Below is a list of state and federal emergency relief and assistance programs available … Continue reading

28/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Resilience NEWS   ‘People, not climate’ blamed for natural disasters THE Australian scientist who had a lead role in writing a UN report on managing extreme events associated with climate … Continue reading

27/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Bid to learn from bushfire disaster At a suitable time, it is important that we learn from disasters like this in the hope that we can prevent, prepare for, respond … Continue reading

26/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Australia Not Ready To Cope With Natural Disaster: Experts SYDNEY, Oct 23 (Bernama) — Around 60 bushfires are still burning across Australia’s state of New South Wales (NSW) as of … Continue reading

25/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Councils: Clarity needed on natural disaster funding CLARITY on natural disaster funding arrangements is essential to improve regional Queensland’s recovery, three local councils will argue on Wednesday.The calls from Bundaberg, … Continue reading

24/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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In the land of bushfires we need a national plan The current fires raging around Sydney bring into focus, as happens almost every year, the bravery, the tragedy and the … Continue reading

23/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Global cities boom raises threat of natural disasters As more people move to cities, the world’s susceptibility to natural disasters is increasing, warns a new report from the Institute of … Continue reading

22/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Australia provides risk maps to help Manila vs disasters THE AUSTRALIAN government handed over 84 risks maps that would aid Philippine local government units (LGUs) in making cities and municipalities … Continue reading

21/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Gamers help the Red Cross ‘Collaborating with the Red Cross is a small way for EA to help others through our creative work,’ said Patrick Buechner, GM of the Maxis … Continue reading

20/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Emergence of ‘resilience-building’ as key to reduce hunger On 14 October, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), along with Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe, published a report supporting that resilience … Continue reading

19/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Man dies in NSW bushfires trying to defend his home The death of a Central Coast man who was defending his home from the bushfires is the worst outcome anyone … Continue reading

18/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Residents urged to ‘get ready’ as disaster program launches (Queensland Government) THE Minister for Community Recovery and Resilience David Crisafulli has urged all Queenslanders to start preparing now ahead of the disaster … Continue reading

18/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Measuring the impact of diversity in times of disaster (The University of Queensland) While most Queenslanders are all too aware of the impact natural disasters can have on their lives and … Continue reading

17/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Why disaster insurance should be on the G20 agenda Australia has an unprecedented opportunity to resolve issues of escalating insurance prices caused by an uncertain climate. The time has come … Continue reading

16/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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India least prepared for risks after African countries: Report As Cyclone Phailin slammed the coast of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, the World Development Report for 2014 said India is least prepared … Continue reading

15/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Deadly Cyclone Hits India According to CNN, in India’s Odisha state, which was battered this weekend by Cyclone Phailin, “at least 13 people were killed after trees fell and walls collapsed … Continue reading

14/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Resilience Week: 13-20 October 2013  Volunteering Queensland is proud to present Resilience Week, held from 13-20 October 2013. Now in its second year, Resilience Week encourages you to learn about … Continue reading

13/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Lego League gets students thinking about natural disasters Becky Haack and Cindy Reichgelt are hoping they’ve caused a fury. Make that Nature’s Fury. It’s all part of the ever-exciting FIRST Lego … Continue reading

11/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Understanding Community Resilience Through Collaboration (University of Queensland Workshop) On Tuesday 8 October 2013, the University of Queensland hosted a collaborative inter-disciplinary workshop to explore community resilience with experts in … Continue reading

10/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Japanese premier orders last Fukushima reactors decommissioned Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered the decommissioning of the intact No. 5 and No. 6 reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. … Continue reading

09/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Being resilient means farmers need to step up Life is busy for everyone, and there’s the temptation to leave your mental and physical health at the end of a long … Continue reading

08/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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UN spotlights need for improved urban resilience “As the effects of climate change increase, urban resilience becomes ever more necessary,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in his remarks at an event … Continue reading

07/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Americans increase trust in God, donations to relief agencies during natural disaster, survey finds When natural disasters occur, most Americans take increased interest in God and donate to relief agencies … Continue reading

06/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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The Stockport Community Association and an Eyre Peninsula police sergeant have been named winners in the National Disaster Resilience Awards The mid-north town of Stockport was recognised for its efforts … Continue reading

04/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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Resilient travellers key to disaster recovery They are dubbed “resilient tourists” and they will travel to their planned destination – even when disaster hits – no matter what! These holiday … Continue reading

03/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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One Year After Sandy, Displaced Still Need Our Help A year after Hurricane Sandy, millions of people are still trying to put their lives back together. Outwardly, the affected communities … Continue reading

02/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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12 policies to boost innovation, resilience and prosperity in cities Cities are ripe with sharing opportunities. That’s kind of the point of cities, when you think about it. Shared infrastructure, … Continue reading

01/10/2013 · Leave a comment

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