resilience reporter

resilience starts with information

Monthly Archives: November, 2015

90% of Worldwide Natural Disasters Are Caused By Weather…and more

90% of Worldwide Natural Disasters Are Caused By Weather Ahead of the Paris conference on climate change, reports state that 90% of worldwide natural disasters are caused by weather, and … Continue reading

30/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Boston company wants employees to find ‘resilience’ in the workplace…and more

Boston company wants employees to find ‘resilience’ in the workplace If you’ve been feeling increasingly stressed at work, you’re not alone. Multiple studies have shown that over the past few … Continue reading

29/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Weather catastrophes ‘have killed 600,000 in 20 years’…and more

World Bank unveils $16 billion business plan to boost climate resilience The World Bank Group revealed that a new funding initiative has been implemented to enable African countries to adapt … Continue reading

28/11/2015 · Leave a comment

SA farmer recounts close call with blaze…and more

Scientists Shocked (And Thankful) These Cyclones Missed Hawaii Hawaii is a small target in the massive Pacific Ocean, but scientists are nevertheless impressed that the islands escaped a record-breaking cyclone … Continue reading

27/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Special coverage: Premier Jay Weatherill announces loss of lives from deadly SA bushfires

The devastating fire north of Adelaide which has killed at least two people and left 13 others in hospital remains out of control, with fires still burning near several townships. … Continue reading

26/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Eastern Pacific hurricane season refuses to die…and more

Red Sludge From Brazilian Dam Collapse Reaches the Atlantic Earlier this month, on November 5, two dams retaining tons of iron-mining waste near the Brazilian town of Bento Rodrigues burst, … Continue reading

26/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Is climate change about to claim its first cities?..and more

Is climate change about to claim its first cities? A new study suggests that by the end of the century, parts of the Middle East may become uninhabitable for human … Continue reading

25/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Toxic sludge reaches Atlantic after Brazil dams burst…and more

Toxic sludge reaches Atlantic after Brazil dams burst A mudflow thick with toxic mining waste, which initially spilled earlier this month from the collapse of two tailings dams into a … Continue reading

24/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Experts predict major natural disasters…and more

Snow falls on Pakistan’s shelterless quake victims In his tiny house in Pakistan’s Chitral District, Rustam Shah has over the past two weeks hosted three separate families who were made … Continue reading

23/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Strategy to ensure Scotland leads on cyber resilience…and more

Swinney sets out strategy to ensure Scotland leads on cyber resilience SCOTLAND could become a world leader in cyber resilience, according to the Deputy First Minister. And John Swinney has … Continue reading

22/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Staying safe during event emergencies (Torrens Resilience Institute) …and more

Staying safe during event emergencies (Torrens Resilience Institute) Be vigilant. Be alert for suspicious activity both in the area outside of the venue and once inside, and report your concerns … Continue reading

21/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Affections Run Deep for City of Light…and more

PH and Chile signed trade and natural disaster deal The Philippines and Chile signed two agreements during Chilean President Michelle Bachelet’s state visit at the Malacañang Palace on Monday (November … Continue reading

20/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Seven spectacular weather events …and more

Seven spectacular weather events – and what causes them The weather might seem like it creates weeks of dreary, grey drizzle. But it can also put on a truly sensational … Continue reading

19/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Disruption a key challenge for directors…and more

Resilience at core of JJ O’Toole’s success Set up in 1914 and now based in Raheen in Limerick, the company is Ireland’s oldest packaging supplier. Last week, I met up … Continue reading

18/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Perspectives on the Earthquake response…and more

Perspectives on the Earthquake response In many ways we have come a long way since the 2005 earthquake by creating the disaster management institutions, in generating awareness on disaster risk … Continue reading

17/11/2015 · Leave a comment

4.0m people displaced by disaster in six years…and more

4.0m people displaced by disaster in six years More than four million people of Bangladesh have been displaced by sudden onset disaster in six years from 2008 to 2013 mainly … Continue reading

16/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Messaging App FireChat Expands to Indonesia…and more

Mobile Messaging App FireChat Expands to Indonesia Mobile messaging app FireChat has proven its worth as a tool of protest and among large gatherings, such as concerts. Now it’s launching … Continue reading

15/11/2015 · Leave a comment

After the Hurricane…and more

After the Hurricane: The Resurrection of a Wild Garden in Maine Built on Maine’s Mount Desert Island in 1916, three years before Acadia was established as the oldest national park … Continue reading

14/11/2015 · Leave a comment

14 Extreme Weather Events Linked to Climate Change…and more

Business execs launch alliance on climate change Top business executives yesterday launched an alliance aimed at pooling private sector support for global efforts to improve the resilience of communities from … Continue reading

13/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience? It’s all about the people…and more

Resilience? It’s all about the people In an emergency, the primary response to a crisis is a humanitarian one. This is by default a short-term response, when most of the … Continue reading

12/11/2015 · Leave a comment

12 hurt in Japan quake as life returns to normal…and more

12 hurt in Japan quake as life returns to normal The magnitude-7.8 quake struck off the Ogasawara islands Saturday night at a depth of 678 kilometers (421 miles), the U.S. … Continue reading

11/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Insurance Company CEO Highlights Resilience…and more

Brazilian rescue teams struggle to reach villages in path of dam burst Rescue teams have struggled to reach villages devastated by a massive mudflow after two dams burst at a … Continue reading

10/11/2015 · Leave a comment

2 years after Yolanda: Learning from disaster…and more

2 years after Yolanda: Learning from disaster These valuable insights can help decision-makers tasked with implementing recovery to address emerging issues and strengthen resilience to future disasters – especially at … Continue reading

09/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Toll rises in Brazil mine mudslide…and more

Toll rises in Brazil mine mudslide One person has been killed and more than a dozen more are feared dead after a dam burst at a mining waste site in … Continue reading

08/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Scientists Just Analyzed Dozens of Natural Disasters…and more

Scientists Just Analyzed Dozens of Natural Disasters. Can You Guess Which Ones We Made Worse? Climate scientists are pretty good at figuring out the causes of long-term trends. We know … Continue reading

07/11/2015 · Leave a comment

monster storms like Hurricane Patricia are just the beginning…and more

One simple equation explains why experts think monster storms like Hurricane Patricia are just the beginning Last month, Hurricane Patricia shattered records as the strongest storm ever recorded in the … Continue reading

06/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience is key to adapting to ‘new world of digital business’…and more

Despite natural disasters: Disaster management bodies still dormant The National Disaster Management Commission (NDMC) – a body tasked to chalk out a unified national disaster response plan – and its … Continue reading

05/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Bank of England to simulate cyber attacks on banks…and more

Bank of England to simulate cyber attacks on banks Bank of England and US Treasury will gauge communications during hacking onslaughts. The Bank of England and the US Treasury are … Continue reading

04/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Qld shouldn’t drop cyclone defence…and more

Qld shouldn’t drop cyclone defence: expert Forecasts for a quieter cyclone season shouldn’t stop Queenslanders preparing for the worst, an expert warns.The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted fewer cyclones this … Continue reading

03/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Google Street View to boost building safety after disasters…and more

Google Street View to boost building safety after disasters Google Street View could help civil engineers assess building damage after natural disasters in order to improve resistance to future events … Continue reading

02/11/2015 · Leave a comment

No politics over natural disasters: PM…and more

Text messages prepare Vanuatu for drought A text messaging system which helped communities in Vanuatu recover from the devastation of Tropical Cyclone Pam, is also helping communities to prepare for … Continue reading

01/11/2015 · Leave a comment

MORE RESOURCES

Advertisements

MORE RESOURCES