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Build it Back is a “categorical failure,” emergency management guru Brad Gair

Build it Back, FEMA, HUD blasted at Donovan hearing

Build it Back is a “categorical failure,” emergency management guru Brad Gair said during a congressional hearing Monday, and if Staten Island is hit with another Hurricane-Sandy-like storm, federal agencies are in no shape to properly respond, he said in a scathing assessment…

 

How the Philippines is Using a Robot to Plan for Natural Disasters

Laval, Сanada - September 23, 2015: Drone Flying At Sunset over an onions field. The drone is a Yuneec Typhoon Q500+ equipped with a 4k camera.

Laval, Сanada – September 23, 2015: Drone Flying At Sunset over an onions field. The drone is a Yuneec Typhoon Q500+ equipped with a 4k camera.

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Philippines have launched a drone initiative to assess where agricultural land is most at risk from natural disasters—and how to rapidly evaluate damages after they occur. The recently initiated project will explore how drones—unmanned aerial vehicles that can be controlled remotely—can assist governments in planning future agricultural interventions to strengthen the farming sector and improve disaster preparedness efforts…

 

Can smart tech prevent the next Fort McMurray?

Fort McMurray is getting back on its feet after the devastating wildfire that ripped through the northern Alberta community and destroyed large parts of the region in May. The safe evacuation of more than 90,000 people during the early days of the fire is a testament to both the citizenry’s quick thinking and the commendable response efforts of the Canadian Red Cross and similar organizations…

 

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