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Monthly Archives: January, 2015

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Renewable Energy and Protecting the Grid from Terrorism and Natural Disasters A society that relies on technology becomes extremely vulnerable when the technology fails, and since most of our gadgets … Continue reading

31/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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  FEMA seeks views of young people on resilience The US Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that it is seeking applicants for its Youth Preparedness Council. The Council supports … Continue reading

30/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Judith Rodin’s warning for the world: ‘Crisis is becoming the new normal’ Judith Rodin’s new book, The Resilience Dividend, begins with her surveying the destruction wrought by Superstorm Sandy in … Continue reading

29/01/2015 · 1 Comment

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Winter Storm Juno: Snow shuts down New York and Boston New York City and other areas in the north-east US have shut down, with forecasters warning residents to expect “crippling” … Continue reading

28/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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‘Resilience can become hallmark of 2015,’ says UN disaster risk reduction chief The Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA), the outcome of the 2005 World Conference on Disaster Reduction, is the … Continue reading

27/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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World’s first flood resilient ferry terminal opens in Australia World’s first flood resilient ferry terminal collaboratively designed by Cox Rayner Architects and Aurecon has been opened in Brisbane, Australia. It … Continue reading

26/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Resilience becomes key as businesses rely more on data Increased reliance on systems and data means that downtime and loss of information is a greater problem than ever before. Disaster … Continue reading

25/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Netherlands king lauds Dhaka’s role in tackling natural disasters King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has lauded Bangladesh’s ability to combat cyclones and natural disasters, and said other developing countries could … Continue reading

24/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Malawi floods cause devastation – in pictures   Torrential rains have wreaked havoc across Malawi, which has reported 176 deaths and many more missing, with 200,000 displaced. The flooding is … Continue reading

23/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Mental scars can remain – even after flood waters recede Natural disasters leave devastation in their wake. Lives are lost, homes are destroyed and in many cases, even when the … Continue reading

22/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Japan expert speaks on disaster management OWNING to its presence in the so-called “Pacific ring of fire,” no country is more prone to natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunami and … Continue reading

21/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Jefferson County hoping to build tornado-resistant community with grant money The county is one of 67 applicants across the country competing for $1 billion in grant money in the National … Continue reading

20/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Centuries of Earthquakes in Haiti After independence in 1791, Haiti experienced a series of social quakes throughout the 20th century as political, social, economic and environmental factors shook many farmers … Continue reading

19/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Resilience Resolutions for 2015 New Year’s Day has come and gone, and 100 Resilient Cities wanted to challenge cities everywhere to make the following resolutions to build resilience and prepare … Continue reading

18/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Lessons from the Sony breach in risk management and business resiliency 2014 made it clear that cybercrime affects everyone. From retailers to banks, consumer goods companies and health care, there … Continue reading

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Baby buried in Haiti quake: see her now 02:27 For 10 days following the 2010 Haiti earthquake, two CNN colleagues and I lived in a tent hospital run by Project … Continue reading

16/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Haiti Earthquake: Five Years After On Jan. 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 struck Haiti, killing more than 160,000 and displacing close to 1.5 million people. … Continue reading

15/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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How Resilience Works “More than education, more than experience, more than training, a person’s level of resilience will determine who succeeds and who fails. That’s true in the cancer ward, … Continue reading

14/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Fear and resilience: The morning after in Paris PARIS — She sold out of Charlie Hebdo instantly, of course. But her shelves are also bare of most of the papers … Continue reading

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The Great Hurricane: 1938 On the night of September 21,1938, news on the radio was full of the invasion of Czechoslovakia. There was no mention of any severe weather. By … Continue reading

12/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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The World’s 5 Most Expensive Natural Disasters in 2014 Natural disasters across the world in 2014 cost $110 billion, according to a report released by reinsurer Munich Re. This is … Continue reading

11/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Storm damage bill jumps by $41 million The estimated damage bill from November’s massive hail storm has jumped by another $41 million and is likely to keep rising as insurance … Continue reading

10/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Lessons in ‘grit and resilience’ recognised by new award Schools that encourage the development of character traits including “perseverance”, “resilience” and “grit” are to be recognised via a new award … Continue reading

09/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Hong Kong, the Resilient City The tents have folded. After 75 days of camping on the street, braving police crackdowns, occasional civilian attacks, and the city’s (admittedly mild) winter chill, … Continue reading

08/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Need to build a culture of preparedness’ With an increase in the number of natural and human-made disasters, there is a need to build a culture of preparedness and every … Continue reading

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The extreme weather and climate events of 2014 in 13 photos It’s been a rough year, meteorologically speaking, on the Blue Marble. We’ve seen record heat, record snow, record flooding, … Continue reading

06/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Make 2015 the Year You Become More Resilient Helicopter parenting and micro-managing leadership both move us towards learned helplessness and away from resilience. Truly caring for others means we support … Continue reading

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Dozens die as Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines battered by heavy rains Authorities in the Philippines say flash floods and mudslides have killed more than 50 people in central and southern … Continue reading

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Tesco becomes founding member of the British Red Cross Disaster Relief Alliance Today we are pleased to announce that we have become a founding member of the innovative British Red … Continue reading

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Anger as Malaysian Prime Minister plays golf with Barack Obama while thousands struggle in floods Pengkalan Chepa, Malaysia: Rescuers are struggling to get help to the tens of thousands of … Continue reading

02/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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Japanese prosecutors likely not to indict former Tepco executives over Fukushima disaster: reports Japanese prosecutors will likely decide again not to indict three former Tokyo Electric Power Co executives over … Continue reading

01/01/2015 · Leave a comment

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