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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 formed destructive columns of flames known as fire tornadoes.The so-called Sherpa Fire in Santa Barbara County, about 145 km northwest of Los Angeles, had burned through about 3,100 hectares by midday on Saturday, officials said.Firefighters increased containment after early evening ‘sundowner winds’ that can whip through the area’s coastal canyons did not emerge overnight on Friday…

 

How to Evaluate, Manage, and Strengthen Your Resilience

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Think back to your last off-site meeting. You and the rest of your team likely poured over reports and spreadsheets, facts and figures. Strewn about the table were probably the tools of your trade: reams of data, balance sheets and P&Ls. Managers understand that clear-eyed analysis — both quantitative and qualitative — is the key to building a resilient business. And yet when it comes to measuring and strengthening our own ability to adapt, grow, and prosper, rarely do we apply the same methodical approach…

 

$66 million for local councils to boost resilience and improve community infrastructure

Councils across Queensland will be better prepared to face natural disasters and build and upgrade vital infrastructure with $66.6 million allocated in the 2016-17 State Budget. The Palaszczuk Government has continued its commitment to a number of local government infrastructure programs including $10 million for the Community Resilience Fund, to help councils mitigate against natural disasters, and $28.3 million for the Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program to progress shovel ready community infrastructure…

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