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Monthly Archives: December, 2014

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How to bounce back from life’s disappointments Have you ever felt like life is a roller-coaster ride with ups and downs, twists and turns? Well, you aren’t alone. Life hits … Continue reading

31/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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‘No one knows this side of Katrina,’ says director of Coast Guard documentary ‘Paratus 14:50’ Coast Guard personnel based in Mobile and New Orleans conducted an epic rescue operation in … Continue reading

30/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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A tribute to resilience The exhibition, developed by USAID, features photos and memories of resilience, recovery and international solidarity, along with the premiere of a new film entitled “Stories of … Continue reading

29/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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Rising from disaster to be world reference in recovery Ten years ago, we witnessed the overwhelming calamity from the Indian Ocean tsunami that destroyed most western coasts of Aceh and … Continue reading

28/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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10 natural disasters that shook the world in 2014 The year 2014 saw several natural disasters around the world, which renewed worries about global warming and related incidents threatening life … Continue reading

27/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS: THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI 10 years on EDITION

Numbers That Tell Story of 2004 Tsunami Disaster Facts and figures from the Dec. 26, 2004, Indian Ocean tsunami. Sources include the Tsunami Evaluation Coalition and UNESCO:..   Then and … Continue reading

26/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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The family beat: What makes families resilient in the face of challenge Lisa Salberg became “Mom” to her own niece and nephew after her beloved sister died. Ron Williams scrambled … Continue reading

25/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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UN-OCHA: PH has 2nd highest number of people affected by natural disasters in 2013 MANILA – At 25.7 million, the Philippines logged the second highest number of people affected by … Continue reading

24/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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Disaster hub – everything at your fingertips It’s now easier for Sunshine Coast residents and visitors to prepare for severe weather events and other disasters – and stay up-to-date with … Continue reading

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Research claims some Birds can sense tornadoes strike ahead of its happening When calamities like the tornadoes strike, they always cause massive havoc – properties damaged and lives lost. It … Continue reading

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Empowerment builds resilience Bangladesh is ranked second from bottom out of seven South Asian states in the new Women’s Resilience Index released by ActionAid. The index which is topped by … Continue reading

21/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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Resilience eases homecomings for soldiers Emotional hardiness, combined with social support, appears to shield returning soldiers from mental health problems and alcohol overuse. A new study surveyed 512 service members … Continue reading

20/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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‘Disaster Lifecycle’ Needs More Attention From Grant Makers, Study Says When disaster strikes, there’s a lot of work to be done — but in many cases preemptive aid may be … Continue reading

19/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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See the Worst Natural Disasters of 2014 When it comes to acts of God, 2014 wasn’t a particular active year. No powerful hurricane struck the U.S. like Sandy in 2012 … Continue reading

18/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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True Resilience: Building a Life of Strength, Courage, and Meaning (NEW BOOK) Feeling caught in cycles of failure or futility? Free yourself by discovering the power of true resilience — … Continue reading

17/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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Detroit ranked safest city in the country (from natural disasters) Sure, some folks say we ain’t the fairest of cities, and maybe we’ve won a Murder Cup or two, but … Continue reading

16/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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Shigeru Ban Designs Temporary, Easy-to-Build Shelters for Disaster-Prone Areas Following Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines in November 2013 and displaced three million people, architect Shigeru Ban—winner of the 2014 … Continue reading

15/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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California cleans up after a strong Pacific storm kills at least one person and triggers mudslides The clean-up has begun in Southern California after the strongest storm in years to … Continue reading

14/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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The One Personality Trait You Need for Success Is there one personal quality that makes you more likely to found a successful business than any other? Yes, according to Paul … Continue reading

13/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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‘Weather bomb’ hits UK bringing travel chaos and disruption Scotland and Ireland have been battered by gales today, with thousands left without power in the Highlands and Western Isles as … Continue reading

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The Hidden Hand Behind ‘Natural’ Disasters Floods and droughts in many parts of the world are getting ever more frequent and intense. Scientists have long warned that a changing climate … Continue reading

11/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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Typhoon Hagupit: Images show Philippines villagers’ resilience as they return to devastation of tropical storm At least 21 people have died after Typhoon Hagupit swept across the Philippines, as photographs … Continue reading

10/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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Philippines’ 10 deadliest storms Manila (AFP) — Typhoon Hagupit was on Sunday churning across the Philippines, the latest in a never-ending series of often-deadly storms that plague the Southeast Asian … Continue reading

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Typhoon Hagupit: aid effort praised as one million flee to safety in Philippines Aid officials in the Philippines praised efforts to keep safe up to one million people who fled … Continue reading

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  From Dallas to London to Sydney, the 35 new resilient cities – in pictures The 100 Resilient Cities programme has revealed a new set of cities it will help … Continue reading

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Five ways to ensure your workspace boosts your workers’ wellbeing For anyone tasked with improving wellbeing at their workplace, it can be difficult to know where to invest time and … Continue reading

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  Study: El Nino Was So Bad One Year That It Actually Made Kids Shorter The most severe El Nino event on record was particularly devastating to the infrastructure in … Continue reading

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How the property sector can prepare for worst-case disaster scenarios The Australian Roundtable for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities has caught the ear of the Productivity Commission and eye of … Continue reading

04/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Breaking NEWS

The Winner is Sydney! Sydney has become the second Australian city to join the prestigious 100 Resilient Cities Network.  In today’s announcement the Rockefeller Foundation has accepted 35 cities that join previous … Continue reading

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  Five dead after heavy storms in south of France At least five people have died after heavy storms in the south of France close to the border with Spain. … Continue reading

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Education makes people less vulnerable to natural calamities LONDON: Education makes people less vulnerable to natural disasters such as floods, landslides and storms that are expected to intensify with climate … Continue reading

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Hottest year ‘ever’ is 2014 It’s official, this year has been the warmest on record since 1880. The Earth’s temperature registered 1.22 degrees Celsius more than the average of the … Continue reading

01/12/2014 · Leave a comment

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