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Monthly Archives: June, 2016

Are Engineers Neglecting Resilience?

Are Engineers Neglecting Resilience? With 173 people killed, 414 injured, 2,100 homes destroyed and 7,562 people displaced, the Black Saturday bushfires which raged throughout Victoria in February 2009 were by … Continue reading

30/06/2016 · Leave a comment

LGBT community vow to stay resilient.

In a week of mourning in Orlando, members of the LGBT community vow to stay resilient Jaysean Alexander left his Jacksonville, Fla., home Sunday morning and sped south on Interstate … Continue reading

29/06/2016 · Leave a comment

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has launched its new Disaster Resilience Benchmarking Tool

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has launched its new Disaster Resilience Benchmarking Tool to help community organisations get ready in the event of an emergency or disaster. Resilient … Continue reading

28/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Death toll rises in West Virginia floods

Death toll rises in West Virginia floods At least 24 have been reported dead after heavy rainfall led to massive flooding, mudslides and landslides in the US state of West … Continue reading

27/06/2016 · Leave a comment

True grit may be a false concept.

Deadly Floods Sweep Through Bavarian Towns (PHOTOS) Heavy rains across parts of Europe this week have caused rivers to overflow and flash floods to inundate small towns in Germany and … Continue reading

26/06/2016 · 2 Comments

Seismic Strain: land around San Andreas fault is rising and sinking.

The Netherlands Voted A Garage Its Best Building Of The Year—Here’s Why. The Netherlands is one of the most endangered country in the world when it comes to sea level … Continue reading

25/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Are you prepared? The importance of disaster recovery and business continuity.

Natural disasters take toll on schools and children around Asian region A greater humanitarian focus on schools before, during and after natural disasters will save lives, protect children and benefit … Continue reading

24/06/2016 · Leave a comment

‘Self-assessment fraud resilience’ tool available online. Calgary looks back at the 2013 floods.

Calgary looks back at the 2013 floods Three years ago Sunday was the beginning of one of the worst natural disaster in southern Alberta history.  Torrential rain began to fall … Continue reading

23/06/2016 · 2 Comments

Survey reveals most Australians aren’t flood ready. And more…

Survey reveals most Australians aren’t flood ready A new survey, released by ServiceSeeking.com.au reveals 68 per cent of Australians don’t have a flood disaster plan in place. And a further … Continue reading

22/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Indonesia: Floods, landslides kill 35 in Central Java

Commentary: Complexity of healthcare requires a new approach to disaster preparedness Every year, the start of summer begins with a familiar refrain predicting the severity of the upcoming hurricane season. … Continue reading

21/06/2016 · Leave a comment

How to Evaluate, Manage, and Strengthen Your Resilience. And more…

California wildfire forms ‘fire tornadoes’ A wildfire fed by parched land and high winds has spread in Southern California, prompting hundreds of people to evacuate their homes as the blaze … Continue reading

20/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Tasmanian floods: Clean up. And more…

Tasmanian floods: Clean up of dead livestock begins after cattle, sheep washed down waterways Tasmania’s Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is preparing for the task of removing dead livestock washed away … Continue reading

19/06/2016 · Leave a comment

NASA Declares May Hottest Ever Recorded. And more…

NASA Declares May Hottest Ever Recorded 2015 may have been the warmest year on record, but it seems the month of May just managed to beat last years temperatures. In … Continue reading

18/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Engage women in building disaster resilience. And more…

OPINION: Resilience in SA’s urban water landscape Resilience is becoming a core concept in water governance. It refers to the ability of communities, cities or regions to withstand the challenges … Continue reading

17/06/2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare. And more…

The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare Australia’s natural wonder is in mortal danger. Bleaching caused by climate change has killed almost a quarter of its coral this year … Continue reading

16/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Instagrammer Captures Breathtaking Photos Of Paris Under Water. And more…

Instagrammer Captures Breathtaking Photos Of Paris Under Water Last weekend, Paris suffered one of its greatest natural disasters in 30 years. The Seine River, which runs through the north of … Continue reading

15/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Climate Change Played a Role in Paris Floods, Report Says. And more…

Climate Change Played a Role in Paris Floods, Report Says Scientists are getting better at understanding the link between climate change and extreme weather. Climate change contributed significantly to the … Continue reading

14/06/2016 · Leave a comment

What makes the tourism industry more resilient?…And more…

What makes the tourism industry more resilient? Organisational resilience in the tourism industry, particularly in a post-disaster environment, is at the heart of innovative marketing research at the University of … Continue reading

13/06/2016 · Leave a comment

4 ways HR managers can minimize natural disaster risks. And more…

In Natural Disasters, Companies Operate Like Neighbors When one thinks of progressives’ long list of capitalist villains, the oil industry is probably near the top. It stands accused of the … Continue reading

12/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Resilient Melbourne launched! And more…

Resilient Melbourne launched! The launch of the strategy coincided with the announcement of 37 additional cities around the world joining the 100 Resilient Cities network, and beginning the process of … Continue reading

11/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Investing in resilient infrastructure before disaster hits. And more…

Investing in resilient infrastructure before disaster hits As a growing number of natural disasters have hit vulnerable regions across the country in recent years, state and local leaders have explored … Continue reading

10/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Emotional resilience shouldn’t become a stick to beat social workers with. And more…

Emotional resilience shouldn’t become a stick to beat social workers with In April, the HCPC put forward plans to include emotional resilience as one of the new standards of proficiency … Continue reading

09/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Adaptation before mitigation. Floods in France. And more…

Adaptation before mitigation Pakistan is vulnerable to a number of adverse natural events and has experienced a wide range of disasters over the past 40 years, including floods, earthquakes, droughts … Continue reading

08/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Sydney wipeout: Residents evacuated. Climate Change Does Have A Face. And more…

Climate Change Does Have A Face, We Just Need To Open Our Eyes As floods consume Paris, in Ethiopia the wind is again blowing dust into the sky. El Nino … Continue reading

07/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Lessons Learned From TC Winston. Seine River peaks in Paris. And more…

Lessons Learned From TC Winston To explore how Fiji’s National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) responded to Tropical Cyclone Winston and what could be improved upon for next time, it is … Continue reading

06/06/2016 · Leave a comment

IT resilience

IT resilience vs. disaster recovery: What’s better for your business? At last week’s ZertoCON business continuity conference, analysts from Gartner and Forrester both threw their support behind using the term … Continue reading

05/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Western Australia earthquake has strength of ‘atomic bomb’. Gender sensitivity in disaster management. And more..

NEMA calls for Gender sensitivity in disaster management The ‎National Emergency Management Agency has highlighted the essence of integrating gender perspectives when managing disasters in Nigeria. The Agency says this … Continue reading

04/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Dramatic Photos Show Impact Of Paris Flooding. And more..

Louvre, Musée d’Orsay Close as Seine Floods Paris Bad news for travelers in Paris hoping to see not one, but two, of the world’s best art collections: Officials have shuttered … Continue reading

03/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Floods and how to stop them: 3 questions, 3 answers. Texas flooding. And more…

Floods and how to stop them: 3 questions, 3 answers As cleanup begins after massive flash flooding in Germany, many are left wondering why a predictable natural phenomenon causes so … Continue reading

02/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Homeowners kept in dark about climate change risk to houses, says report. And more…

Insect Resilience and Climate Change Ecosystem tipping points and climate change warning signs are making headlines. Yesterday I read record breaking heat is melting roads in some of India’s busiest … Continue reading

01/06/2016 · Leave a comment

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