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Monthly Archives: August, 2014

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Nuclear testing and natural disasters Jon Faine’s co-host is historian, author and broadcaster, Dr Clare Wright. Their first guest is author and investigative journalist, Frank Walker. His latest book is … Continue reading

31/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Time to talk resilience IMAGINE it is a blisteringly hot summer and some idiot is lighting fires. A nor-westerly is blowing at 80km/h with gusts up to 100km/h, mobile and … Continue reading

30/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Six Steps to Building Entrepreneurial Resilience As business owners, our own lives are often indistinguishable from our business. We put so much effort in getting them launched and keeping them … Continue reading

29/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Sweden to pass text alert law to aid emergencies The Swedish government is set to rush through legislation to enable mobile phone users to receive texts warning about emergency situations … Continue reading

28/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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7 Biggest Earthquakes in California History—Napa’s Not Even Close The earthquake that rattled Napa Valley wine country early Sunday morning clocked in at a magnitude 6.0. That was big enough … Continue reading

27/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Tropical Storm Cristobal Is Coming, But We Don’t Know Where It’s Going The National Hurricane Center says there is a high likelihood that Tropical Storm Cristobal will form near the … Continue reading

25/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Self Storage Companies Donate Space For Victims of Natural Disasters People rent self storage units for all sorts of reasons, but there is one that everyone hopes will never … Continue reading

24/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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    Gayndah (Australia) water restrictions to be lifted WATER restrictions in Gayndah will be eased after a new $4 million raw water intake system opened today. Mayor Don Waugh … Continue reading

23/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Is flood a natural disaster or is it man-made? Floods caused by heavy rains that fell in the last days in the foothills of the Himalayas in Nepal and India, … Continue reading

22/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Japan landslide: Death toll rises to 27 The figures came after a morning of intense efforts to reach those believed buried by mud in Hiroshima after the overnight landslide. … Continue reading

21/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Celebrating the world’s humanity Each day as televisions are turned on, web browsers are opened and news channels are sought out, there are countless images and stories reminding us of … Continue reading

20/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Hundreds dead as monsoon brings chaos to northern India, Nepal (CNN) — Dozens of people have been killed in flooding in northern and eastern India, while the death toll in … Continue reading

19/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Everything is political, even natural disasters Natural disasters, like the rain and floods that pounded metro Detroit this week, present a unique challenge for chief executives like Governor Rick … Continue reading

18/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Queensland fire crews gear up for busiest season since 1994 Firefighters are expecting the upcoming fire season to be the most intense in 20 years, with large areas of southeast … Continue reading

17/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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New animal supply trailer brings relief to pet owners in natural disasters A tornado has hit your house and you have to evacuate for the safety of yourself and your … Continue reading

16/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Christchurch’s SCIRT Offers a Model for Rebuilding After a Disaster You don’t see it, but you certainly know when it’s not there: infrastructure, the miles of underground pipes carrying drinking … Continue reading

15/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Two Deaths Blamed on Detroit Flooding After Historic Storms The body of a 100-year-old woman was found in the flooded basement of her suburban Detroit home, the second death … Continue reading

14/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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4 killed in landslide in Nepal At least four people including two children were killed and eight others injured today in a landslide in north-eastern Nepal triggered by heavy rains. … Continue reading

13/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Typhoon Halong leaves 10 dead in Japan As many as 10 people have died and dozens are injured after Typhoon Halong slammed into the Japanese archipelago over the weekend, with … Continue reading

12/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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  East Gippsland (AUSATRALIA) building community resilience The Centre for Rural Communities has gone into partnership with the East Gippsland Network of Neighbourhood Houses and have managed to acquire some … Continue reading

11/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Hawaii prepares for hurricane double whammy Parts of Hawaii continue to be battered by wind and rain, the lingering effects of Hurricane Iselle. Thousands of people on Hawaii’s Big Island … Continue reading

10/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Sweden’s king visits ‘tragic’ forest fire scene Sweden’s King Carl Gustaf XVI headed to central Sweden on Wednesday as a massive forest fire scorched its way into day seven. French … Continue reading

09/08/2014 · 1 Comment

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China earthquake death toll rises The death toll from the earthquake that hit China’s south-western province of Yunnan rose to nearly 600 people on Wednesday. Rescue efforts in the remote … Continue reading

08/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Xinhua Insight: Poverty curbs in China to contain natural disasters LONGTOUSHAN, Yunnan, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) — Residents in Ludian County, where the earthquake on Sunday killed over 400 people, knew … Continue reading

07/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Giant Pendulums Could Save Japanese Skyscrapers During Earthquakes While small earthquakes are relatively common in Japan, the country is always preparing for the potential of a devastating large-scale event. … Continue reading

06/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Strong earthquake hits China’s Yunnan province, at least 381 killed At least 381 people have died and more are missing after a strong earthquake struck south-west China’s Yunnan province. State … Continue reading

05/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Resilience ‘may be lost if charity sector gets over-professionalised’ SINGAPORE: Recent measures to professionalise social service and social work are welcome, but outgoing chief executive of the National Volunteer and … Continue reading

04/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Resilience: The New Self-Esteem We Boomers may have tried too hard to give our kids a sense of self-esteem. We stand accused of rewarding the munchkins for all manner of … Continue reading

03/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Flood Insurance and Catastrophe Flood insurance is not something that many homeowners have, but they don’t necessarily know that they don’t have it. This is because flood protection is not … Continue reading

02/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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Ten dead and more than 100 missing after monsoon mudslide buries Indian village Ten people were killed and more than 170 are feared trapped after an entire village was buried … Continue reading

01/08/2014 · Leave a comment

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