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Natural Disaster Funding: Draft report released The Australian Government has asked the Commission to undertake a public inquiry into the efficacy of current national natural disaster funding arrangements, taking into … Continue reading

30/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Welcome to the Future of Resilience We live in uncertain times when socio-political alignments are shifting on a weekly basis, brand-new technologies are transforming the way we live and … Continue reading

29/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Natural disasters: European Red Cross Societies and Commission launch campaign to improve preparedness Extreme weather events are increasing in frequency, severity and magnitude, warn the International Federation of Red Cross … Continue reading

28/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Capacity will help in tough times THE increased capacity provided by Telstra’s 700MHz spectrum will help manage data traffic during large-scale incidents such as natural disasters. The NewsMail reported last … Continue reading

27/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Natural disasters are beyond your control, better be insured MUMBAI: Though you can do little to avoid calamities, here are some ways to minimise their financial impact.   Devastation caused … Continue reading

26/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Protection of women during disasters sought TOKYO – Sen. Loren Legarda has called for increased protection of women and girls during conflicts and disasters around the world. Legarda said it … Continue reading

25/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Get prepared before disaster strikes home Hurricanes, tornados, floods and other natural disasters dominate the news, yet most people are unprepared a recent Federal Emergency Management Agency study shows. … Continue reading

24/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Building Resilience is an Attitude, Says Legarda at ADB Conference Legarda, UN Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation for Asia-Pacific, is a panelist for the session … Continue reading

23/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Honest Japanese Return $78 Million in Cash Found in Quake Rubble The earthquake and tsunami that walloped Japan left much of its coastline ravaged, but left one thing intact: the … Continue reading

22/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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  11 dead after Typhoon Kalmaegi slams into Vietnam A 35-meter television tower collapsed in Quang Ninh Province when Typhoon Kalmaegi made landfall on Tuesday evening. Photo: Nguyen Tuan. At … Continue reading

21/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Natural Disasters Displaced ‘Three Times as Many People as Conflicts’ in 2013 Natural disasters displaced three times as many people as conflicts in 2013, a new study has revealed. … Continue reading

20/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Dozen big bushfires rage across drought-hit California Los Angeles: Up to 6000 firefighters are battling a wave of bushfires raging across California, which is gripped by one of the state’s … Continue reading

19/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Hurricane Odile slams Mexico’s Baja California (w/video) “From what we have seen around here, everything is pretty much destroyed,” said Alejandro Tealdi, a 32-year-old resident of Cabo San Lucas. His … Continue reading

18/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Chief Resilience Officers: Coming to Your City? Resiliency is a difficult term to pin down. Patrick Otellini, San Francisco’s chief resilience officer, the first under the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient … Continue reading

17/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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India’s top 10 natural disasters in recent years & where it stands on the global map The recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir have caused over 200 deaths and have … Continue reading

16/09/2014 · 1 Comment

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Resilience goes mainstream Resilience has been an international development buzzword for years. This week’s 2nd World Reconstruction Conference in Washington suggests that it’s more than a fad: Resiliency programs have … Continue reading

15/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Yesterday’s pain, today’s resilience Sept. 11, 2001, was a tragedy that forever changed our state and our country. We will never forget the pain of that day, the loved … Continue reading

14/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Study: Georgia disaster preparation weak for kids Georgia is among 21 states failing to protect kids during natural disasters, particularly those who spend their days at child care centers throughout … Continue reading

13/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Natural disasters kill 759 people in August in China Natural disasters killed 759 people in China in August, with 123 still missing, the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) said Tuesday … Continue reading

12/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Kashmir’s epic floods link India and Pakistan in disaster In Indian-administered Kashmir, heavy monsoon rains led to surging floodwaters and the deaths of at least 175 people. Across the … Continue reading

11/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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UN hails Greater Manchester as a role model for disaster resilience Greater Manchester has been recognised as a “Role Model for Total Resilience” because of its focus on implementing the … Continue reading

10/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Explainer: Why Do Landslides Happen and Why Are They So Devastating? Landslides don’t attract the same media attention as more familiar geological hazards such as earthquakes and volcanoes. And yet … Continue reading

09/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Creating a resilient workforce at Morrisons Improving the coping abilities of staff can help both employees and employers through stressful economic times. Robert Manson, head of occupational health and wellbeing … Continue reading

08/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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The New Job Every City Needs For the first time in human history, the majority of the world’s population (currently 7.1 billion) lives in urban settings. While urban living offers … Continue reading

07/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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How To Know If You’re Truly Resilient If there’s a word people in the top ranks of human capital are buzzing about these days, it’s resilience. I get asked all … Continue reading

06/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Helping small businesses in Turkey to increase resilience to natural disasters During recent years, thousands of entrepreneurs have played a role in Turkey’s rapid economic growth, with many forming new … Continue reading

05/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Reinsurers and governments ‘must work to boost disaster resilience’ Credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s said that it was likely that uninsured loses from natural catastrophes would rise in the … Continue reading

04/09/2014 · 1 Comment

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Shigeru Ban: Triumph From Disaster Earlier this month a brand new art museum opened in the posh mountain resort town of Aspen, Colorado. As a relatively high-profile museum, the project … Continue reading

03/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Volcanic eruption in Iceland puts aviation authorities on high alert A volcano began erupting overnight on Thursday in Iceland, leading aviation authorities to raise the warning level to red, the … Continue reading

02/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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Pictures: Volcanoes Erupting Around the World This Week Restless volcanoes from around the world spew ash, steam, and concern in their wake…   FEMA and Ad Society launch new campaign … Continue reading

01/09/2014 · Leave a comment

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