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Monthly Archives: November, 2013

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2013 Atlantic hurricane season to end as one of the least active on record November 30 marks the unofficial end of the Atlantic hurricane season and it will go into … Continue reading

30/11/2013

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The smart software fighting fire with #fire Australia’s key disaster management agencies have joined forces to tackle the problem of how to access and interpret information gathered during bushfires, and … Continue reading

29/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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Bushfires need co-ordinated approach BUSHFIRES are a natural hazard of this nation’s landscape and people should expect even more frequent severe fire seasons in the future – according to a … Continue reading

28/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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How to Spot Fraudulent Charities Whenever typhoons, tornadoes, floods and other disasters strike, it usually doesn’t take long for clever con artists to emerge, trying to take advantage of human … Continue reading

27/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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What Businesses Need to Know About Preparing, Coping and Recovering From Natural Disasters Create safety plans for your business. Your business should also have a business continuity plan that outlines … Continue reading

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Is the world ready for another tsunami? “We learn geology the morning after the earthquake,” said Ralph Waldo Emerson. Since the beginnings of recorded history, mankind has struggled with the … Continue reading

25/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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USAID must improve on resilience, understand fragility — Rajiv Shah The U.S. Agency for International Development has to do a “more focused job of delivering on the resilience agenda,” according … Continue reading

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Vanuatu takes a lead in disaster warning in the Pacific Vanuatu is opening a National Warning Centre in Port Vila today, to help the Pacific Islands nations assess the threats … Continue reading

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In Emergencies, Politicians Are Expected To Master Disaster A stalwart response can burnish a politician’s image for the rest of his tenure. That certainly was the case in Florida, where … Continue reading

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World Bank Says Natural Disasters Cost $3.8 Trillion Since 1980 Annual economic losses from natural disasters have almost quadrupled in the past three decades, the World Bank said in a … Continue reading

21/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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Catalyst: Don’t Panic: Surviving Extremes (ABC1) on Sunday, December 1 at 7.30 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lX4bm4VpEkA&feature=youtu.be In Somalia, The Other Natural Disaster That Nobody Is Talking About A deadly cyclone slammed the Puntland … Continue reading

20/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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This map reveals how natural disasters affect the internet If you want to know the internet is affected by natural disasters, here’s an amazing visualization. It shows all the places … Continue reading

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Our pets need disaster plans too The Humane Society of the US puts it this way: “When disaster strikes, the same rules that apply to people apply to pets: Preparation … Continue reading

18/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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Disaster Preparedness & Relief: Three Things to Know It will take months to fully understand the human and economic losses brought about by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on … Continue reading

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Natural disasters don’t have to be human disasters THERE will be many more natural disasters like the typhoon that hit the Philippines last week. But they don’t have to be … Continue reading

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UDS partners US university to introduce postgraduate programme in disaster resilience The University for Development Studies (UDS), in partnership with the Tulane University, based in New Orleans in the United … Continue reading

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From the Philippines to Haiti, Disaster Recovery is a Way of Life For many millions of people living in the planet’s poorest, most populous places, a state of recovery from … Continue reading

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SES: Take care of vulnerable locals during natural disasters Natural disasters affect everyone, but for vulnerable residents an emergency event is particularly challenging. The State Emergency Service (SES) is encouraging … Continue reading

13/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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Typhoon Haiyan crosses Vietnam’s coast as millions await aid in devastated Philippines A weakened Typhoon Haiyan has made landfall in Vietnam as a massive relief effort continues in the Philippines. … Continue reading

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Why we give more after natural disasters People are far more inclined to help victims of natural disaster than victims of armed conflict, even when there’s a similar magnitude of … Continue reading

11/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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3 Things You Can Do to Create a Mindset of Resilience… Many people throughout the world are going through trying times.  As of this writing, the people of the Philippines … Continue reading

10/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) slams Philippines, may be most powerful typhoon to ever hit land The powerful storm named Super Typhoon Haiyan (or Super Typhoon Yolanda, as it is referred to … Continue reading

09/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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Residents urged to prepare more for extreme weather Too many Canberra residents are failing to take simple steps to safeguard their families and properties against storms and floods, the head … Continue reading

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Are migrants more resilient to disaster in Australia? Most Australians grow up with an awareness of the deadly impact floods, bushfires and cyclones can bring. But it’s a different story … Continue reading

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Japan, N.Z. to cooperate in assisting Pacific islands over disasters The foreign ministers of Japan and New Zealand agreed Saturday to strengthen cooperation in helping Pacific island nations cope with … Continue reading

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New academic partnership focuses on storm resilience and emergency preparedness The New York State Resiliency Institute for Storms & Emergencies (NYS RISE), a new “applied think tank” led by New … Continue reading

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Naturally Negative: The Growth Effects of Natural Disasters Growth theory predicts that natural disasters should, on impact, lower GDP per capita. However, the empirical literature does not offer conclusive evidence. … Continue reading

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How are LGBT Queenslanders affected by natural disasters? An investigation of how LGBTI Queenslanders are affected by natural disasters is being undertaken by the University of Sydney and University of Western Sydney. Researchers … Continue reading

03/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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Breaking the culture of reliance Experts say city dwellers are unprepared for major natural disasters, a special report by Margot O’Neill…   Flooding risk data wrong (Tweed Heads, NSW) The … Continue reading

02/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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Kids forgotten victims in emergencies, says Save the Children report MORE planning is done to manage the needs of animals than for children in emergencies such as bushfires, a report … Continue reading

01/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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