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Monthly Archives: January, 2014

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Social media is reshaping how we respond to disasters Social media channels have several advantages that make them well suited to disaster response. First, the audience is there – people … Continue reading

31/01/2014

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Natural disasters take an emotional toll on kids Children caught up in the emotional aftermath of the NSW bushfires need ongoing support to help them understand their feelings are natural … Continue reading

30/01/2014

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Dylan blowin’ in the wind A TROPICAL cyclone is likely to come ashore between Innisfail and Ingham early Friday morning. At this stage forecasters are predicting a category one cyclone … Continue reading

29/01/2014

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Tropical Cyclone Dylan Weather forecasters expect Queensland’s first cyclone of the year to form this week. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is closely watching a developing low in the Coral … Continue reading

28/01/2014

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Do the Poor Have More Meaningful Lives? Oishi and Diener have spent much of their careers hunting for the ingredients of well-being. For some economists, well-being is seen as arising … Continue reading

27/01/2014

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Social media and natural disasters: are you connected? Social media is often used as a way of being connected with friends, family and catching up on news or events around … Continue reading

26/01/2014

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Drinking water: Extreme weather events threaten quality, says report Australia’s drinking water is highly vulnerable to weather extremes, and utilities need to act to limit the risks, a new study … Continue reading

25/01/2014

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Companies reveal top risk concerns for 2014: Survey While business interruption and natural disasters continue to be foremost on the minds of companies across the world this year, 2014 also … Continue reading

24/01/2014

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With All The Natural Disasters, Should You Still Hire From The Philippines? Yes, absolutely. Because hiring Filipino online workers still makes a lot of business sense. I know with Typhoon … Continue reading

23/01/2014

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Can we learn to be resilient? Resilience has been studied for decades.  Most of the clinical research has been centered on survivors of horrible events, children with various mental disorders … Continue reading

22/01/2014

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Are most Australians really climate ‘agnostics’? Last year, former conservative Australian prime minister John Howard gave a speech at the climate-change denying Global Warming Policy Foundation in London. In his … Continue reading

21/01/2014

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5 steps to recover from a natural disaster Most businesses have safety and security procedures in place, including disaster recovery plans, to ensure the continuity of business operations in the … Continue reading

20/01/2014

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Natural Disasters: Part of Risk Management A recent study conducted by Euromonitor International shows how natural disasters pose a great threat to local and national economies, especially in developing countries. … Continue reading

19/01/2014

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NATURAL DISASTERS: How should you prepare? Talking to family members about what to do when a disaster happens is one of the most important things one can do to be … Continue reading

18/01/2014

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In Typhoon Disaster Zone, Reporter Says Filipinos Will ‘Soldier On’ Interviewing the typhoon survivors was a very intense and emotional experience for me. As a Filipino, I, of course, felt … Continue reading

17/01/2014

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Drowning in money: the untold story of the crazy public spending that makes flooding inevitable We all know what’s gone wrong, or we think we do: not enough spending on … Continue reading

16/01/2014

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More than 25,000 flee Indonesian volcano More than 25,000 people have fled their homes following a series of eruptions and lava flows from a volcano in Indonesia. Mount Sinabung, on … Continue reading

15/01/2014

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Perth hills bushfires The loss of 46 homes in Western Australia’s latest catastrophic bushfire is another sign some homeowners are not prepared for the worst, the state’s emergency services minister … Continue reading

14/01/2014

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Cyclone Ian strikes Tonga, causing extensive damage in the islands’ north AT least one person is dead after powerful Cyclone Ian ploughed into Tonga’s northern Ha’apai islands, causing extensive damage … Continue reading

13/01/2014

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Europe’s floods trump Haiyan as the costliest natural disaster of 2013 Severe flooding in Germany and central Europe was the most expensive natural catastrophe of 2013, according to a new … Continue reading

12/01/2014

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The Architecture of Resilience The holiday flurry is fading away — exhale — leaving us with an opportunity to pause and consider how to be more buoyant in 2014. Could … Continue reading

11/01/2014

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Natural disasters cost $125bn in 2013 BERLIN: Natural disasters, led by Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and flooding in Europe, cost a total of $125 billion (92bn euros) in … Continue reading

10/01/2014

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6 Habits Of Resilient People I’ve been more curious than ever about why some people persevere through trying circumstances while others begin flailing at the first sign of crisis. I … Continue reading

09/01/2014

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Polar vortex brings record cold weather to US, Canada A polar vortex dropped over the United States and Canada on Monday, bringing life-threatening freezing temperatures to large parts of North … Continue reading

08/01/2014

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The Year That Resilience Gets Real 2014 promises to be a superlative year—and that’s not necessarily a good thing. Complex, “super” disasters like Super Typhoon Haiyan are becoming more frequent, … Continue reading

07/01/2014

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Mayor must focus on city’s resiliency New Yorkers expect two things above all from our mayor: to keep us safe and to keep our economy strong. By embracing an agenda … Continue reading

06/01/2014

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Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life We don’t live in a town with others. We don’t live in a city with others. We don’t even live in … Continue reading

05/01/2014

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Earthquake in Iran kills 1, injures 30 State TV says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has killed one person and injured 30 in a small town in southern Iran. It says … Continue reading

04/01/2014

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Stradbroke fire leaves island without power “The fire has taken out some pretty large power lines, which supply Dunwich, Point Lookout and Amity, which as you can imagine host a … Continue reading

03/01/2014

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Business Resilience Comes from Working with Nature Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm that pummeled the U.S. northeast in October 2012, ranks as the second-costliest hurricane in American history, causing an estimated … Continue reading

02/01/2014

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Cyclone damage to WA’s Pilbara coast largely superficial HAVOC caused by Tropical Cyclone Christine in Western Australia’s Pilbara region appears to be largely limited to superficial harm to trees and … Continue reading

01/01/2014

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