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Tsunami alert The ocean can be ruthless and unpredictable. Tsunamis strike without warning, taking thousands of lives. How can we spot an approaching wave in time to save people? Outside … Continue reading

31/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Key findings of AP-NORC Center poll on resilience in neighborhoods hit by Superstorm Sandy The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research study on community resiliency surveyed residents in 12 … Continue reading

30/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Resilience Is Key To Success For Most Startups, According To YC’s Justin Kan Lots of startups start with good ideas, but few of them become huge successes. More important than … Continue reading

29/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Two years, $68 billion since Hurricane Sandy It has been nearly two years since Hurricane Sandy first made landfall on October 29, 2012 in New Jersey. The aftermath left over … Continue reading

28/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Study to explore how natural disasters transform cultures (Yale University) In the future, climate scientists predict, not only will global warming accelerate, but there will be greater impacts from extreme … Continue reading

27/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Building children’s social and emotional strength Each year, when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, adults around the world resolve to better themselves in some way. As … Continue reading

26/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant Japan warned on Friday that a volcano in southern Japan located roughly 64 km (40 miles) from a nuclear plant … Continue reading

25/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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When Disease Becomes Political: The Likely Electoral Fallout From Ebola Could the Ebola scare affect next month’s election? It may seem a bit crass to even address this question, but … Continue reading

24/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Australia prepares for ‘dangerous’ bushfire season As Australia prepares for another horror bushfire season, experts are warning that some areas of the country are becoming uninhabitable because of the increased … Continue reading

23/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Collaboration key to building resilient communities to withstand disasters Earthquake preparedness demands taking steps now to build resilient communities that can better withstand and recover from the impacts of natural … Continue reading

22/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Does mitigation save? Reviewing cost-benefit analyses of disaster risk reduction The benefit-cost-ratio (BCR), used in cost-benefit analysis (CBA), is an indicator that attempts to summarize the overall value for money … Continue reading

21/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Get Ready Queensland – Resilient Australia Award At the Award ceremony held in Townsville on 16 October, awards were presented in the five state categories: Education and Research State … Continue reading

20/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Coming to Terms With One of America’s Greatest Natural Disasters Documentary filmmaker Bill Morrison plunges us into the Great Flood of 1927. This river is the story of a world … Continue reading

19/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Facebook unveils ‘Safety check’ to connect with family during natural disasters In today’s connected world, when a natural disaster occurs, one of the first things that often happens is a … Continue reading

18/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Career resilience the name of the game in a disrupted age Getting a personal grip on how fast-changing technology is reshaping the employment landscape is at the heart of a … Continue reading

17/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Council fights Commission’s responsibility shift GYMPIE Regional Council will deliver a submission to the Productivity Commission emphasising the significant and unsustainable financial and social impacts that would result from the … Continue reading

16/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Storm season: Bureau of Meteorology says one cyclone has potential to cross Queensland coast The Bureau of Meteorology predicts four cyclones will form off Queensland this upcoming storm season, with … Continue reading

15/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Strong cyclone lashes India’s eastern seaboard, killing at least 2 A powerful cyclone pounded a large swath of India’s eastern seaboard with heavy rain and strong winds Sunday, killing at … Continue reading

14/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churns towards Japan, injures 20 in Okinawan islands Powerful Typhoon Vongfong churned towards Japan on Saturday, injuring at least 20 people as it pounded the southern Okinawan … Continue reading

13/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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After the Quake: Earliest Known Color Photographs of San Francisco At 5:12 a.m. on April 18, 1906, an earthquake hit San Francisco. By today’s measurements, it would register at a … Continue reading

12/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Could there really be a volcano season? The Earth seems to have been smoking a lot recently. Volcanoes are currently erupting in Iceland, Hawaii, Indonesia, and Mexico. Others, in the … Continue reading

11/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Flood damage to cities expected to cost $1tn by 2050 Two years after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the mid-Atlantic and northeastern US in late October 2012, the region is still … Continue reading

10/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Disasters and displacement The growing global phenomenon of displacement caused by natural disasters is aggravated by urbanisation, unsustainable development and climate change. More than a few times every year, India … Continue reading

09/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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US, India partner on climate resilience President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi agreed to new partnerships to help improve climate change adaptation and planning on Tuesday. The new … Continue reading

08/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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More victims of Mt. Ontakesan eruption found as typhoon nears Four more victims of the deadly eruption of Mount Ontakesan were found on Oct. 4, as workers scrambled in their … Continue reading

07/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Colorado State professor Lori Peek talks natural disasters impact on children Colorado State University professor and researcher Dr. Lori Peek gave a presentation on Tuesday night about the impact of … Continue reading

06/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Tips for keeping your pets safe when natural disasters happen The patient care team at ACCES (A BluePearl Veterinary Partners) specialty and emergency hospital for pets in Seattle and Renton … Continue reading

05/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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France declares flood-hit south natural disaster region France has declared about 60 towns in the south of the country natural disaster areas following recent flooding in the region. “We will … Continue reading

04/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Lizardo highlights social media in communicating disasters CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — From volcanic eruptions to super typhoons to earthquakes, the Philippines is no stranger to some of the strongest, … Continue reading

03/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Property/casualty groups stress resilience to extreme weather: statement A group of five major property/casualty insurance groups issued a joint statement emphasizing their commitment to risk mitigation and promoting resilience in … Continue reading

02/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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Healing the post disaster scars It has been three weeks now that for the state of Jammu & Kashmir, the very water that sustains life has become a curse. Only … Continue reading

01/10/2014 · Leave a comment

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