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Japanese Heat Wave Leaves 15 Dead, Thousands Hospitalized At least 15 people have died as a heat wave sweeps over Japan, bringing temperatures above 35°C (95°F) and sending an additional … Continue reading

31/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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$9.7m towards cost of clearing a path through floods NORTH Bundaberg residents will find it easier to escape from rising flood waters with upgrades to two vital evacuation routes through … Continue reading

30/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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64 killed in 2 Typhoons in China, 21 still missing BEIJING, July 25 (Agencies): The death toll in the two recent typhoons in China has reached 64 with another 21 … Continue reading

29/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Self-Powered Cyborg Cockroaches Could Locate Disaster Victims These creepy-crawlies are not everyone’s cup of tea, but a recent development by a team of Japanese scientists may change the way you … Continue reading

28/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Natural disaster insurance payout reached $22bn by mid-year, according to Impact Forecasting catastrophe report Impact Forecasting , the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, today issues its … Continue reading

27/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Landmark Climate change project launched in Sri Lanka Economic Development Ministry and UNDP Sri Lanka on Wednesday (23) marked the official launch of its project under the Environmental Sustainability and … Continue reading

26/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Is your city ready to become resilient?   The 100 Resilient Cities Challenge seeks to find 100 cities that are ready to build resilience to the social, economic, and physical … Continue reading

25/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Top 8 California Cities Most Prepared for Natural Disasters California may be the backdrop of many disaster movies, but what about real natural disasters? We sought to answer this question: … Continue reading

24/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Building disaster resilience Typhoon Glenda served as a stress test which gauged how prepared Metro Manila , the world’s 11th biggest megapolis, is in responding to a calamity. The seventh … Continue reading

23/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Typhoon Rammasun toll 26 in China The number of people killed by typhoon Rammasun in China has risen to 26, officials said Monday. The latest statistics showed that more than … Continue reading

22/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Typhoon Rammasun kills at least 17 in China A typhoon believed to be the strongest storm to hit southern China in four decades has killed 17 people after claiming 94 … Continue reading

21/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Super Typhoon Rammasun Strikes China with 155 MPH Winds Super Typhoon Rammasun made landfall in southeastern China earlier on Friday with winds of 155 MPH, making the storm equivalent … Continue reading

20/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Berkeley Prepares for Catastrophic Events: Appoints Chief Resilience Officer The City of Berkeley has appointed Timothy Burroughs as its Chief Resilience Officer, a new position created to lead Berkeley’s efforts … Continue reading

19/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Typhoon Rammasun heads for China after lashing Philippines, killing at least 38 China’s southern regions are bracing for a powerful typhoon that has ripped through the Philippines, killing dozens and … Continue reading

18/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Ten dead, thousands evacuated as Typhoon Rammasun / Glenda passes Philippines capital Manila A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and hit the capital, … Continue reading

17/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Two dead after tornado lashes Perth TWO 25-year-old men who relied on electronic medical equipment have died as a tornado hit Perth suburbs, cutting power to thousands of homes. WEST … Continue reading

16/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Natural Disasters Cost More Than $100 Billion Annually Hundreds of government representatives, local authorities, the private sector, and civil society will gather to begin work on a new global agreement … Continue reading

15/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Some Cities Are Already Realizing the Resilience Dividend At this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, the Washington Post’s Philip Kennicott sat down with Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin about the resilience … Continue reading

14/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Disaster recovery in black and white: A comparison of New Orleans and Gulfport Summer in the United States can mean glorious beach weather for coastal residents, but it’s also the … Continue reading

13/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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5 Things Truly Resilient People Do Differently Humans have a remarkable capacity for resilience. Over and over, we hear stories of people who, after trauma and adversity, pick themselves up, … Continue reading

12/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Rise of resiliency The concept of resilience has been around since the 1970s, when psychologists and scientists focused on the resilience of children in overcoming poverty, abuse and other stresses. … Continue reading

11/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Weakened typhoon leaves two dead, heads north from Okinawa to main Japan islands (Reuters) – Torrential rains from a weakened but still dangerous typhoon battered Japan’s Okinawa islands on Wednesday, … Continue reading

10/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Queensland (Australia) flood victims pin hope on class action Southeast Queensland flood victims will begin their battle for compensation on Tuesday, when Australia’s largest ever class action is lodged in … Continue reading

09/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Novak Djokovic’s Resilience at 2014 Wimbledon Will Pay off in Final vs. Federer But there is one thing Djokovic has in his favor above Federer. That would be resilience. While … Continue reading

08/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Is this the world’s best job? Melbourne is looking to employ a ‘Chief Resilience Officer’…. for a cool $236,000 A YEAR A role for a Chief Resilience Officer is paying … Continue reading

07/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Winds from Hurricane Arthur wallop Massachusetts’ Nantucket Island   (Reuters) – A weakened but fast-moving Hurricane Arthur swept along southern New England on Friday night, wielding tropical storm-force winds, after … Continue reading

06/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Macedonia hosts regional conference on building resilience to climate change SKOPJE, July 2 (Xinhua) – Experts met here to discuss plans for the Southeast European to build resilience capacity … Continue reading

05/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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<iframe width=”640″ height=”390″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/m2Gy8V0Dv78″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen>   IBHS Meets with White House on Resilience and Mitigation Issues A group of property/casualty insurance senior executives and CEOs, including Insurance Institute for … Continue reading

04/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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    8 Appropriate Volunteer Opportunities for Kids After Natural Disasters After a natural disaster, people volunteer time, money, and products to help those affected get on the road to … Continue reading

03/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Expert calls for better disaster reduction programs You may be aware that the Federal Government has asked the National Productivity Commission to undertake a public inquiry into how well the … Continue reading

02/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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Red Cross: How We Spent Sandy Money Is ‘Trade Secret’ Just how badly does the American Red Cross want to keep secret how it raised and spent over $300 million … Continue reading

01/07/2014 · Leave a comment

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