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Monthly Archives: January, 2016

Relationships with animals should be considered in disasters…and more

Relationships with animals should be considered in disasters – review Researchers say owners of pets can consider them an extension of their own identity – an important thing to bear … Continue reading

31/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Cebuana Lhuillier Microinsurance calls for disaster resilience…and more

Cebuana Lhuillier Microinsurance calls for disaster resilience Gearing up for the onslaught of possible disasters and calamities this 2016, Cebuana Lhuillier Microinsurance has pledged to bolster disaster resilience in the … Continue reading

30/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Disaster insurers tap under-protected emerging markets…and more

Chris Christie sees ‘real immaturity’ in Marco Rubio after snowstorm joke Chris Christie on Sunday accused Marco Rubio of showing “real immaturity”, after the senator, a rival in the race … Continue reading

29/01/2016 · Leave a comment

East coast winter storm – in pictures…and more

El Niño Does Bring Floods And Drought, But There’s A Silver Lining El Niño is an ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific that crops up every few years and alters world … Continue reading

28/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Leonardo da Vinci inspires emergency shelter…and more

Leonardo da Vinci inspires emergency shelter Leonardo da Vinci, the original ‘Renaissance man’, tends to be better known for his drawings of human anatomy and the animal kingdom than buildings. … Continue reading

27/01/2016 · Leave a comment

SANDY Act Aims to Improve Communication During Disasters…and more

NYC receiving $176 Million to protect against super storm flooding New York will be prepared to weather more severe storms after being granted $176 million in federal funding to increase … Continue reading

26/01/2016 · Leave a comment

CEOs reveal top threats to organisational resilience…and more

CEOs reveal top threats to organisational resilience Research conducted by BSI has revealed that three fifths of global CEOs believe continuing economic uncertainty will lead to compromises in the ability … Continue reading

25/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Blue Apple boosts stress resilience by 10% through wellness scheme.

Blue Apple boosts stress resilience by 10% through wellness scheme Catering firm Blue Apple has achieved a 10% improvement in stress resilience among its 330 employees following the completion of … Continue reading

24/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Snowpocalypse 2016 Has Begun

Snowpocalypse 2016 Has Begun What is sure to be remembered as the Blizzard of 2016 is in full swing across the East Coast this afternoon as the storm winds its … Continue reading

23/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Study Reveals the Connection Between Resilience and Positive Business Outcomes…and more

Induced Earthquakes Could Get Pretty Nasty, Thanks to Fracking Thanks to fracking and other injection processes, small earthquakes are the new normal in the American interior. That poses another, more … Continue reading

23/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Elite group of 100 resilient cities…and more

Queensland floods 2011: Baked relief continues to comfort That is the tweet which started it all five years ago. All because a group of people active on social media turned … Continue reading

22/01/2016 · Leave a comment

If lightning strikes today, is your business toast?

‘Drowning World’: Photographs of Floods From Haiti to Germany For several years, the South Africa-born, London-based photographer Gideon Mendel has been photographing floods around the world. His approach is not … Continue reading

21/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Remembering the 2011 Victorian Floods…and more

Remembering the 2011 Victorian Floods On January 15, 2011 the worst floods in our region for over 100 years began. It was the second major flood event in the 2010-11 … Continue reading

20/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Amy Winehouse Foundation Resilience Programme…and more

10 countries hardest hit by weather disasters In the last 20 years, weather-related disasters have claimed 606,000 lives and left 4.1 billion people injured, homeless or in need of emergency … Continue reading

19/01/2016 · Leave a comment

A rare January hurricane forms, could become month’s strongest on record…and more

A rare January hurricane forms, could become month’s strongest on record Hurricane Alex formed south of the Azores on Thursday morning far from the United States, becoming the third January … Continue reading

18/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Collaborating for resilience…and more

Collaborating for resilience It is near end of January and the weather very much like it’s already summer. How will be by March to May when weather is expected to … Continue reading

17/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Five ways to build business resilience in an uncertain world…and more

The three most resilient cities? They’re all in Canada Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary top a new report measuring the least vulnerable and most adaptive cities on the planet – while … Continue reading

16/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Harsh bushfire lessons…and more

Harsh bushfire lessons: when alerts fail, towns like Yarloop burn to the ground Picture your house, or a house you know in the sticks. Do you know the name of … Continue reading

15/01/2016 · Leave a comment

The Four Pillars of Resilience You Need to Stay on Track in Life and Business…and more

The Four Pillars of Resilience You Need to Stay on Track in Life and Business Life throws all sorts of experiences our way. Similarly, being a business owner means you’ll … Continue reading

14/01/2016 · Leave a comment

What Is This Thing Called Resilience?…and more

What Is This Thing Called Resilience? Not long ago, I was at the White House visiting a friend who works on climate change issues. We were talking about her work … Continue reading

13/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Cyber Defenses Should Emphasize Resilience As Well As Protection…and more

‘Build resilience to beat floods’ urges NFU Scotland With valuable topsoil stripped from fields, debris dumped on land, fences, buildings and farm houses damaged and livestock lost in the recent … Continue reading

12/01/2016 · Leave a comment

OK, we’re becoming a resilient city — but what does ‘resilience’ really mean?…and more

First known hacker-caused power outage signals troubling escalation Highly destructive malware that infected at least three regional power authorities in Ukraine led to a power failure that left hundreds of … Continue reading

11/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Here’s Why India Needs Smart Cities That Are Immune To Consequences Of Natural Disasters…and more

Some communities are destroyed by tragedy and disaster. Others spring back. Here’s what makes the difference. How do people survive and move on from tragedies like last week’s terrorist attacks … Continue reading

10/01/2016 · Leave a comment

GTA 6 Will Be Blown Away By Natural Disasters…and more

Japanese grow more interested in hands-on training about dangers of natural disasters After large-scale natural disasters across the country, including earthquakes, typhoons, volcanic eruptions and floods, disaster management study programs … Continue reading

09/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Disasters cost New Zealand insurance industry $115 million…and more

Decision to leave during bushfires saves lives; calls to provide incentives to improve building standards In the last week alone there have been several emergency bushfire warnings across four Australian … Continue reading

08/01/2016 · Leave a comment

New Orleans Tells the Story of Resilience After Disaster…and more

2015: The Year in Volcanic Activity Once again, it has been a particularly eventful year for the world’s volcanoes. Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, 50 or so erupt … Continue reading

07/01/2016 · Leave a comment

A powerful cyclone has pushed the North Pole 50 degrees…and more

As St. Louis cleans up, areas to the south prepare for flooding As flooding receded Saturday in the St. Louis area, residents to the south prepared for high water by … Continue reading

06/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Is there a link between climate change and terrorism?…and more

Is there a link between climate change and terrorism? Since the November 13 terrorist bloodletting in Paris, the City of Light has been practically under martial law. In this subdued … Continue reading

05/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Resilience: facing new, abnormal, climate risks…and more

Resilience: facing new, abnormal, climate risks Geneva – In the wake of the extreme tornadoes that struck the United States over Christmas, freak snowfalls in Mexico and heavy flooding in … Continue reading

04/01/2016 · Leave a comment

LA’s Gas Leak Is a Global Disaster…and more

In the Midwest, floodwaters rise, residents flee, last-ditch emergency steps considered A historic December flood continued to send rivers sweeping out of their banks and into hundreds of homes and … Continue reading

03/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Government warned about funding cuts weeks before Yorkshire floods…and more

Government warned about funding cuts weeks before Yorkshire floods The government was warned by its own advisory body that a funding gap could leave swaths of the north vulnerable to … Continue reading

02/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Flood defences need complete rethink, says Environment Agency…and more

Flood defences need complete rethink, says Environment Agency David Cameron has visited some of the areas worst hit by flooding as experts warned that the UK’s climate was entering an … Continue reading

01/01/2016 · Leave a comment