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Monthly Archives: June, 2015

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Prepared for disaster Business owners have to be prepared for the unthinkable — not just making sure their business will survive a natural disaster, but also that all their employees … Continue reading

30/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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NICTA tool to help manage natural disasters National ICT Australia (NICTA) has created a tool that helps governments and insurance companies better manage locations prone to natural disasters and reduce … Continue reading

29/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Architects Paving the Way for the Resilient Cities of the Future In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina swept across Mississippi and Louisiana, killing more than 1,800 people and leaving a trail … Continue reading

28/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Humanitarian disaster: Boost Nepali resilience About 9,000 lives have been lost to the devastating earthquake in Nepal on April 25 and the powerful aftershock on May 12. A conference in … Continue reading

27/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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One Surprising Way To Build Resilience In The Workplace As an entrepreneur, business owner, or a leader in your organization, you may already know how important it is to be … Continue reading

26/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Local Company Wants Seniors to be Better Prepared for Severe Weather As Lightning Safety Week begins, a local home care provider in Sioux Falls is reminding neighbors that when disaster … Continue reading

25/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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 What climate change will do to grain IF the promise of higher temperatures, rising sea levels and more frequent natural disasters doesn’t convince you of the urgent need for the … Continue reading

24/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Religious leaders back Pope’s call for climate change action Representatives of five different religious faiths in Australia have backed calls from Pope Francis for urgent action on climate change. In … Continue reading

23/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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How the Rockefeller Foundation is Addressing Resiliency on a Global Scale Resiliency has become a keyword when it comes to city planning and development, so much so that former AIA … Continue reading

22/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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New Approaches to Managing Disaster Focus on Resilience From super typhoons to floods, droughts and landslides, these events tend to widen existing inequalities between and within nations, often leaving the … Continue reading

21/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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FEMA demands Sandy victims repay $5.8M in aid After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster … Continue reading

20/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Quake engineer returns to Nepal to learn from disaster As trucks and motorcycles whiz by, Tiwari, wearing a fluorescent yellow vest over his Cal State Fullerton shirt, raises his camera … Continue reading

19/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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In charted territory: Mapping Philippines’ streets to save lives The Philippines is a country that gets hit regularly by natural disasters such as typhoons and earthquakes. With new technologies, local … Continue reading

18/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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3 Steps to Making Schools Resilient to Natural Disasters When the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, it caused the total or partial collapse of more than 2,000 … Continue reading

17/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Nature’s Aftermath: The zoo animals of the Tbilisi flood As clean up continued in the capital city of Tbilisi, Georgia from severe flooding that killed 12 people, attention shifted to … Continue reading

16/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Earthquake-Proof Table When an earthquake strikes, they say that you should duck and cover underneath a desk. But what makes you think that desk would save you? If it’s not … Continue reading

15/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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India among the top 10 most natural disaster prone countries for insurance firms India ranks among the top 10 countries when it comes to natural disaster risks according to Bajaj … Continue reading

14/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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5 Ways to Build the Resilience You Need to Succeed The Boston Red Sox. Robert Downey Jr. Martha Stewart. Everyone loves a good comeback story. Perhaps the most famous example … Continue reading

13/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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 Invention Of The Week? Illumiloon Helps Disaster Victims A team of students at the Yale Center for Engineering Innovation & Design have invented a unique aerostat communication system that will … Continue reading

12/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Report: building climate resilience essential to business survival A new report argues that businesses need to begin building their climate resilience if they are to survive in the future. The … Continue reading

11/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Be alert to contractor scams following natural disasters With the recent flooding in the Houston area, there are scam artists posing as legitimate contractors who want to cheat you out … Continue reading

10/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Death toll rises to 16 from earthquake on Malaysia mountain The death toll from an earthquake that trapped scores of climbers on Malaysia’s highest peak rose to 16 Monday as … Continue reading

09/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Trauma psychologist Dr Rob Gordon compares emotional impact of Mr Fluffy to natural disaster The emotional impact of the Mr Fluffy crisis on Canberra residents who will lose their homes … Continue reading

08/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Resilient Australia Awards 2015 Ever year, Australian communities face devastating losses caused by disasters. Disasters can have significant physical, emotional and economic impacts, changing the lives of many people and … Continue reading

07/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Seven Seattle Stories of Resilience and Hope! Many of us have been there – leading active, successful lives and then suddenly hit with tough emotional times. Seven local professionals will … Continue reading

06/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Heat Wave isn’t Considered a Natural Calamity HYDERABAD:The heat wave toll in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana has crossed an unprecedented 2,000 mark but is it a natural calamity? Though on … Continue reading

05/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Heat now second-largest natural killer of Indians, toll crosses 2,000 In India’s natural death trap, the sun is the second biggest killer after water and its victims have increased by … Continue reading

04/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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 FEMA reviewing Sandy flood claims Federal Emergency Management Agency officials say they are reviewing flood insurance claims of Superstorm Sandy victims. FEMA said Friday the agency is mailing letters to … Continue reading

03/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Terrawatch: The enemy below Back in April scientists announced that they had discovered a second gigantic magma chamber underneath Yellowstone national park. Big enough to fill up the Grand Canyon … Continue reading

02/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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Magnitude-7.8 quake strikes off Japan’s southern coast A magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck off the southern coast of Japan on Saturday, shaking buildings in Tokyo and interrupting subway service, but causing no … Continue reading

01/06/2015 · Leave a comment

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