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Monthly Archives: May, 2015

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True Resilience Is Understanding Nothing Lasts Forever Who doesn’t want safety and security? It’s built into our genetics to strive for it. You want a job you can count on … Continue reading

31/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Rains That Caused Deadly Texas Floods Also Ended Historic Drought With 23 people dead so far in Texas flooding, and more rain on the way, it is easy to overlook … Continue reading

30/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Urban climate change resilience: How to maintain essential functions Many cities in Asia and the Pacific face the challenge of how to adapt to the effects of climate change, that … Continue reading

29/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Aboriginal languages could reveal scientific clues to Australia’s unique past The loss of Australian aboriginal languages could obstruct access to unique scientific information regarding Australia’s ancient geological history, according to … Continue reading

28/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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India heatwave: More than 500 dead. More than 500 people have died in India from a days-long heatwave that has seen temperatures nudging 50 degrees Celsius, officials say. Officials warned … Continue reading

27/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Australia offers $35 million in extra assistance for Vanuatu’s recovery from Cyclone Pam The Australian Government has committed an extra $35 million of aid to help with the cyclone recovery … Continue reading

26/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Registration Now Open for BSR Conference 2015: ‘Resilient Business, Resilient World’ Every BSR Conference is different, and this year’s event—taking place November 3-5 in San Francisco—comes in the midst of … Continue reading

25/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Earthquakes in Britain: a history The UK is hit by 20 to 30 earthquakes each year which are powerful enough to be felt by people while hundreds of other smaller … Continue reading

24/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Lessons from Nepal Calamities cannot be prevented. Precautions can, however, reduce their impact. Seismologists say some of the reasons for tremors, earthquakes and floods are unplanned growth of construction especially … Continue reading

23/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Colombia mudslide after heavy rains kills over 50 people An avalanche of mud and debris roared over an alpine town in western Colombia before dawn on Monday, killing at least … Continue reading

22/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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200 Callide Dam families begin Cyclone Marcia flood class action today Around 200 families near Biloela in central Queensland today begin a class action against Sunwater, the Queensland-Government owned authority … Continue reading

21/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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How to Be More Resilient When Things Get Tough It’s human nature to resist change–particularly when it comes in the form of adversity or challenges. But change is inevitable, and … Continue reading

20/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Luck isn’t enough: we need to do more to prepare for earthquakes, starting with stronger buildings The news and images of Nepal’s devastating earthquake reminded me of my own first-hand … Continue reading

19/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life Realize life is not a competition. Theodore Roosevelt said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” I agree. I have a great friend who … Continue reading

18/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Resilience: The Other 21st Century Skills Due to the interest of my post The Other 21st Skills, I decided to individually discuss each of the skills or dispositions I proposed … Continue reading

17/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Resilience a key to healthy aging Meichenbaum, whose recent book is “Roadmap to Resilience: A Guide for Military, Trauma Victims and Their Families,” will pass around a handout on “Ways … Continue reading

16/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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A Massive Underwater Volcano Is Likely Erupting Off the Oregon Coast This past week has seen the steady rumble of thousands of tiny earthquakes radiating from off the coast of … Continue reading

15/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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These Are the 5 Facts That Explain Nepal’s Devastating Earthquake The earthquake that ravaged Nepal, killing at least 5,000 people, has revealed the best and worst both in the Himalayan … Continue reading

14/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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First named storm of hurricane season forms in Atlantic – nearly a month early A tropical storm warning was issued Friday for parts of North and South Carolina as Ana … Continue reading

13/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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New 3D simulator predicts how a bushfire will spread in real-time Andrew Sullivan, a member of the team who developed the software, told Mashable Australia Spark is a platform that … Continue reading

12/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Riots and Resilience in Baltimore and Beyond What we witnessed in Baltimore was, in many ways, the same as in 1992 and in the recent string of events in Florida, … Continue reading

11/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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World headed for an El Nino and it could be a big one, scientists say The world is headed into an El Nino event – potentially a big one – … Continue reading

10/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Using Big Data In A Crisis: Nepal Earthquake As I write this, hundreds of emergency services, charities, disaster relief agencies and volunteers are doing their best to help people affected … Continue reading

09/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Moreton Bay residents could take months to recover from Brisbane storm, local authorities say Local authorities say it could take some residents months to recover from last week’s wild storm … Continue reading

08/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Hurricane drought in U.S. is ‘a matter of luck,’ new research says From water to your dating life, most droughts are tough. But in the case of major hurricanes, a … Continue reading

07/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Why women are more at risk than men in earthquake-ravaged Nepal Natural disasters are thought to be indiscriminate killers—but is that strictly true? It turns out disasters affect women much … Continue reading

06/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Nepal: Lessons from Disaster Nepal is one of the world’s least developed countries, with a per capita GDP of $694 that lags even Mali and Burkina Faso. At 40 percent … Continue reading

05/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Queensland’s five flood victims were in cars attempting to cross roads, say police The five people who perished during Queensland’s wild weather were in cars attempting to cross flooded roads, … Continue reading

04/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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What Can a Poor City Really Do to Prepare for an Earthquake? Brian Tucker, a California-based seismologist, and his team at GeoHazards International, a non-profit devoted to reducing earthquake risk, … Continue reading

03/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Here’s What El Niño Could Mean for Summer Weather in the United States As temperatures warm up and the school year winds down for kids across the country, people are … Continue reading

02/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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Dire Prospects Seen When the Full Nepal Earthquake Death Toll is Tallied Yesterday, I received word of a chillingly high projection of the eventual death count in the Nepal earthquake, … Continue reading

01/05/2015 · Leave a comment

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