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AIR Worldwide announces new global resilience practice

Productivity lost to heat stress in South-East Asia alone is as much as 15 to 20 percent of annual work hours already, a figure that may double by 2050 as the planet continues warming. This table shows the estimated economic cost of heat stress in member and observer states of the Climate Vulnerable Forum.

Productivity lost to heat stress in South-East Asia alone is as much as 15 to 20 percent of annual work hours already, a figure that may double by 2050 as the planet continues warming. This table shows the estimated economic cost of heat stress in member and observer states of the Climate Vulnerable Forum.

 

But…but where are your PRIORITIES?!?

It’s time to review this IT shop’s disaster recovery plans, and the topic of staffing comes up, reports a longtime IT pilot fish who’s in on the discussion.  “Management figured they’d just ship the important technical staff out of the area and put them up in hotels, and they’d work at the DR vendor’s site,” says fish.  Possible disasters ranged from issues with the building — fire, broken water pipes, power problems inside — to external natural disasters such as hurricane, tornado or earthquake, to civil strife.  “Knowing that the majority of the important technical staff live within a couple miles of the office, I asked about families in the case of the external disasters…

 

AIR Worldwide announces new global resilience practice

Catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide announced on Monday that it has formed a “global resilience practice,” a new function to support risk reduction and resilience initiatives across the globe…

 

Catastrophe modeler unveils resilience practice

AIR Worldwide on Monday said it had formed a global resilience practice to support risk reduction and resilience efforts to better prepare for and recover from catastrophes.  The Global Resilience Practice will assist companies, governments, and agencies around the world.  Boston-based AIR said it is establishing the global resilience practice to help organizations apply catastrophe modeling to disaster risk financing and establish alliances with organizations that can provide data for AIR model development. The practice will also look to strengthen relationships with regulatory bodies and rating agencies worldwide, AIR said in a statement…

 

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