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Monthly Archives: February, 2014

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UN Representative praises Pacific Islands for Disaster Resilience The United Nation’s Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Margareta Wahlstrom has praised Small Island Developing States (SIDS) for their efforts … Continue reading

28/02/2014

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4 Habits Of The Most Resilient People The sad truth is, nobody’s life is perfect. When the going gets tough, what separates those who can hold their own and keep … Continue reading

27/02/2014

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Climate change threatens Philippines On 8. November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan, which also goes by the name Yolanda struck Estancia, a small town in the north of the Philippine island Panay. … Continue reading

26/02/2014

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Should we be preparing for an El Niño in 2014? Recently speculation has been rife that the end of 2014 will see an El Niño event — the change in … Continue reading

25/02/2014

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Building Resilience at MX 2014 with J. Galen Buckwalter Many of the most technologically innovative organizations are turning to meditation, yoga, and technology detox retreats to help their employees stay … Continue reading

24/02/2014

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Bouncing Forward: Why “Resilience” Is Important and Needs a Definition The concept is sometimes defined as “the ability to bounce back.” But others argue getting back to a baseline is … Continue reading

23/02/2014

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City’s program would help businesses affected by weather Businesses can lose money during storms and extreme weather. Dublin is hoping to fight that by establishing a “Resilience Zone” that could … Continue reading

22/02/2014

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Resilience: Why There’s So Much More to It Than We Think Reading The New York Times yesterday morning I found it calling Bill Clinton “the Big Dog himself, the gallivanting … Continue reading

21/02/2014

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Local councils do well on frontline of natural disasters LGAQ President Margaret de Wit said the findings showed councils deserved praise for the way they helped communities respond to disasters. … Continue reading

20/02/2014

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Top 10 Migration Issues of 2010 – Issue #10: Natural Disasters in Haiti and Pakistan Highlight Diaspora Response Haiti and Pakistan were an unlikely pair until 2010, when horrific natural … Continue reading

19/02/2014

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The biggest disaster you’ve probably never heard of One of the world’s worst droughts has been quietly killing farms in northeastern Brazil. GlobalPost took a weeklong trip to see how … Continue reading

18/02/2014

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What is resilience? In anthropology, system (cultural) responses to change tend to interpreted two ways: either system collapse or assimilation. Resilience of a cultural system signals internal strength and cohesion….Perhaps … Continue reading

17/02/2014

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U.S. Ice Storm ‘Holds Hands’ With UK Flood Yet another storm battered southern parts of the United Kingdom on Friday, with winds up to 80 mph and heavy rain. Based … Continue reading

16/02/2014

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And you think the UK’s winter is bad this year? With January’s rainfall making it the wettest winter month since records began in 1767, people are understandably wondering if we … Continue reading

15/02/2014

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Leap Forward: Why We Need to Think Bigger on Climate Resilience In 1995, a severe heat wave struck Chicago, killing more than 700 people. The disaster hit some neighborhoods much … Continue reading

14/02/2014

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Bushfire regions visited by mobile business centre Information, support and free mentoring has been made available to small business operators affected by the recent bushfires in the Grampians, with the … Continue reading

13/02/2014

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Victorian bushfires: Wallan, Kilmore, Darraweit Guim remain under threat The number of Victorian homes destroyed by fire during the past week could rise to more than 50, authorities say. On … Continue reading

12/02/2014

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Flying over the Victorian (Australia) bushfires; the apocalyptic view from above AS THE fires in Victoria raged overnight, passengers flying overhead glimpsed the destruction first hand, some describing the images … Continue reading

11/02/2014

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Bend, Not Break: 9 Powerful Traits of Resilient People The noun resilience stems from the Latin resiliens “to rebound, recoil.” As a character trait, resilience is a person’s mental ability … Continue reading

10/02/2014

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‘Resilience’ picked as 2014 Tulip Time poster Karin Nelson’s abstract acrylic painting of yellow tulips, “Resilience,” was picked as this year’s Tulip Time Festival poster winner. Tulip Time, along with … Continue reading

09/02/2014

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RI hit by 203 disasters in January: BNPB “There were 203 natural disasters occurring in various parts of Indonesia from January 1 to January 31, 2014, with the death toll … Continue reading

08/02/2014

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Need for new tools to deal with disaster displacement Kälin is a leading expert on human rights and a special envoy for the Nansen Intitiative, an initiative focusing on disaster-induced … Continue reading

07/02/2014

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8 Innovative Emergency Shelters for When Disaster Strikes In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan—one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded—effective disaster relief is once again at the forefront of … Continue reading

06/02/2014

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Disaster Donors Should Consider ‘Everyday’ Crises The philanthropic outpouring that follows natural disasters is notably less effective in saving lives than charity aimed at tackling the thousands of preventable deaths … Continue reading

05/02/2014

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Four Ways To Become More Resilient Research shows that happiness is a choice, but did you know that resilience—the ability to bounce back, even from trauma—is something that can be … Continue reading

04/02/2014

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Sumatra volcano kills 14, spews lava At least 14 people have died after a volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra spewed lava and hot gas. “It is likely we’ll … Continue reading

03/02/2014

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‘I was amazed by the resilience’ In a matter of weeks, Carter had put together the Resources for Philippine Rural Communities Corp. and a team of nine people with medical, … Continue reading

02/02/2014

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Natural disasters cost Victoria almost $ 20 billion over 10 years Coalition governments are turning their backs on tackling climate change. But the imperative to address climate change is not … Continue reading

01/02/2014

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