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Monthly Archives: November, 2014

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  Is it time you exercised your “resilience muscle”? In a recent report by Stephenson Mansell, the theory that resilience is becoming a critical requirement for leadership was tested by … Continue reading

30/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Brisbane stunned by severe storm: ‘no time to evacuate, no warning’ The worst hail storm to hit Brisbane in a generation has been declared a catastrophe by insurers and prompted … Continue reading

29/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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China launches new disaster monitoring satellite A satellite for natural disaster monitoring was successfully launched into orbit at 2:37 p.m. Friday, China’s Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center announced. The satellite Kuaizhou … Continue reading

28/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Cities need more than techno-fixes to build resilience Rapid urbanisation and climate change are exerting overwhelming pressure on cities in the developing world. And there is a sense among some … Continue reading

27/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Morocco flash floods kill at least 32 The death toll from three days of what residents described as the heaviest storms to hit southern Morocco in decades has climbed to … Continue reading

26/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Buildings collapse under heavy snow, as Buffalo braces for more Heavy snow continued to batter Buffalo and the surrounding areas Thursday, as residents hunkered down for more brutal weather. Lake-effect … Continue reading

25/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Businesses that can produce during storm add to region’s reputation for resilience Jiffy-Tite’s Lancaster factory took the full brunt of this week’s winter storm, but while the auto parts maker … Continue reading

24/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Faith groups divided over God’s role in climate change, natural disasters Americans largely concur that God created the Earth. But when it comes to how he wants its environment treated, … Continue reading

23/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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State of emergency in New York state after freak snowstorm leaves eight dead At least eight people have been killed after a freak snowstorm in New York State. Motorists were … Continue reading

22/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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The ecology of human resilience Are you dandelion or an orchid? For a very long time psychologists considered our ability to bounce back from adversity as the measure of our … Continue reading

21/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Resilience Dividend’ Resilience, as defined by Judith Rodin, the author of the important book “The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in a World Where Things Go Wrong,” is … Continue reading

20/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Courage, Compassion, and Resilience Make Great Workplaces Most of what is taught in business schools and executive development programs, though certainly relevant, does not contribute significantly to the creation of … Continue reading

19/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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What Henk Ovink Thinks: The Dutch idea-guy ponders Hoboken’s flooding problem Perched on a stool next to a large window at the downtown Starbucks in Hoboken, Dutch water expert Henk … Continue reading

18/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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10 years on: what is your memory of the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004? The tsunami that followed the Indian Ocean earthquake on 26 December 2004 was one of the … Continue reading

17/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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UN dubs Canberra world leader in disaster management Canberra is leading the world in disaster management, according to the head of the United Nation’s Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. Office … Continue reading

16/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Inclusive resilience: Women and girls – The [in]visible force of resilience, stronger than adversities As part of its government actions on environmental sustainability and territorial safety, the Province of Potenza … Continue reading

15/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Asean launches two books on devastation caused by Typhoon ‘Yolanda’ in PH he 10-member nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has launched two publications documenting experiences of the Philippines … Continue reading

14/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Court acquits natural disaster experts over L’Aquila quake Seven experts who faced prison terms for failing to give adequate warning of an earthquake in central Italy in 2009 have … Continue reading

13/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Making the case for business resilience Organizations today are presented with an ever-growing number of challenges, compounded by the speed of technological change and evolution, all of which act together … Continue reading

12/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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REPORT: Natural disaster management in Australia: Multi-sectorial Approach Read full report…   Is New York City ready for future natural disasters? Join our investigation Exactly two years ago, swaths of … Continue reading

11/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Unusually powerful storm explodes over Bering Sea As predicted, a massive storm has formed northwest of Alaska’s westernmost Aleutian Islands over the cold and turbulent waters of the Bering Sea. … Continue reading

10/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Typhoon Nuri’s revenge: Massive superstorm will hit Alaskan islands The fall is one of the stormiest times of year in the frigid and unforgiving waters of the Bering Sea, which … Continue reading

09/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Italy swamped by flash floods The region’s agricultural association (CIA) said that the deluge had destroyed many orchards and vineyards while livestock such as lambs were drowned. They complained that … Continue reading

08/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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How Typhoon Nuri is changing the weather forecast in North America Typhoon Nuri, which was one of the two strongest storms on Earth so far this year, is going to … Continue reading

07/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Airbnb partners with Victorian government to prepare for emergencies The Victorian government and Airbnb have announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the provision of … Continue reading

06/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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The future of weather is in your back pocket Crowdsourcing for weather may seem like overkill – after all, if you want to know what it’s like outside, you can … Continue reading

05/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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  General insurers mull hiking premia for natural disasters UMBAI: After the recent J&K floods and Cyclone Hudhud which battered Andhra Pradesh and Orissa coasts, taking a heavy toll on … Continue reading

04/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Costa Rica emergency officials on alert following explosions, ash spewing at Turrialba Volcano The Civil Aviation Administration issued a warning for all airplanes to avoid a 32-kilometer (20-mile) radius around … Continue reading

03/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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  Hurricane Sandy’s Lesson: Resilience Isn’t Enough Two years is enough time to get some perspective on a major event. We can move from immediate and emotional reaction to some … Continue reading

02/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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Shelters Fill up After Deadly Sri Lanka Mudslide Sri Lankan authorities are warning of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of … Continue reading

01/11/2014 · Leave a comment

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