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Monthly Archives: March, 2017

Executive Order — Preparing the United States for the Impacts of Climate Change

Executive Order — Preparing the United States for the Impacts of Climate Change By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United … Continue reading

31/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Cyclone Debbie by the numbers: How it compares with Cyclone Tracy, Marcia, Yasi and the others

Cyclone Debbie by the numbers: How it compares with Cyclone Tracy, Marcia, Yasi and the others Cyclone Debbie had been predicted by some to be “bigger than Marcia”, the category 5 … Continue reading

30/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Fears for Queensland tourism industry after battering from Cyclone Debbie

Cyclone Debbie downgraded to tropical low system after Collinsville hit by first-ever category two storm The full devastation brought on by Tropical Cyclone Debbie will not be known until first … Continue reading

29/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Cyclone Debbie hits the Queensland coast

Cyclone Debbie hits the Queensland coast It’s still a waiting game for authorities in the worst-hit areas near Airlie Beach as they wait for the weather to ease enough to … Continue reading

28/03/2017 · Leave a comment

US Navy SEALs develop mental toughness by reinforcing one behavior

Peru floods in line with climate change models, says climatologist Mojib Latif Peru is being hit by devastating flooding. Is it a natural weather cycle or an impact of climate … Continue reading

28/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Kaikoura: ‘Most complex quake ever studied’

Climate change makes weather extremes the new normal News of the hottest year, the wettest winter and suffocating summers are no longer a surprise. We’re getting used to extreme weather – and that’s … Continue reading

27/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Government to convene high-level meeting for disaster risk reduction NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government has convened the national platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) next month, a high level … Continue reading

26/03/2017 · Leave a comment

DISASTER RESILIENCE | Climate Action Vital in Reducing Disaster Risks

DISASTER RESILIENCE | Climate Action Vital in Reducing Disaster Risks On the second anniversary of the adoption of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (March 18), Senator Loren Legarda … Continue reading

25/03/2017 · Leave a comment

How to be a more resilient business leader

Earth’s Continued Warming Has Taken Us into Uncharted Territory Record high temperatures, unprecedented sea-ice lows, and the highest carbon dioxide levels in four million years—but what happens next is up … Continue reading

24/03/2017 · Leave a comment

After Katrina, flood-prone New Orleans learns to live with water: official

After Katrina, flood-prone New Orleans learns to live with water: official NEW ORLEANS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – On a gray afternoon, a city worker tends plants on an undulating plot … Continue reading

23/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Earth just had its second-warmest February since 1880

Heavy Rains Flood Desert Capital of Peru Days of intense rains brought mudslides that wrought havoc across Lima, displacing several thousand of the city’s 10 million inhabitants…   Earth just … Continue reading

22/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Improving Business Resilience with Cloud Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

Nurses’ trademark resilience can only last so long The New Zealand Nurses Organisations fifth biennial employment survey of its nurse membership reveals a steady decline of overall morale with specific … Continue reading

21/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Japan court rules government liable over Fukushima

Peru floods kill 67 and spark criticism of country’s climate change preparedness Sixty-seven people have been killed and thousands more forced to evacuate by intense rains which damaged 115,000 homes … Continue reading

20/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Devastating floods kill scores in Peru

Devastating floods kill scores in Peru The death toll from heavy rains in Peru has risen to 67 people, with thousands more forced from their homes since the beginning of … Continue reading

19/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Oregon Agency Plans Earthquake-Proof Buildings For Government ‘Continuity’

Oregon Agency Plans Earthquake-Proof Buildings For Government ‘Continuity’ An Oregon agency is proposing two new earthquake proof buildings near the state Capitol in Salem to ensure government continuity after a … Continue reading

18/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Yolanda survivors receive ‘eco-houses’

Photographer captures pain,resilience of acid attack survivors In December 2014, Delhi-based photographer Neeraj Gera joined the indefinite hunger strike organised by the acid-attack survivors at Jantar Mantar, asking the government … Continue reading

17/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Three Essential Elements of a Reliable Cyber Resilience Strategy

Three Essential Elements of a Reliable Cyber Resilience Strategy Next week’s NCSA Nasdaq Cybersecurity Summit in New York will focus government and private sector leaders on two priorities—developing a strategic … Continue reading

16/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Building business resilience

Building business resilience PLANNING to hit the beach these days means we also instinctively plan to protect ourselves with sunscreen, a hat, pair of sunnies and the right clothing. Not … Continue reading

15/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Wetlands needs priority over roads in request to federal government

  Edwards says wetlands needs priority over roads in request to federal government   BATON ROUGE – One of the governor’s five priority projects for coastal protection he’s asked the … Continue reading

14/03/2017 · Leave a comment

For a more resilient world, promote women’s leadership – expert

For a more resilient world, promote women’s leadership – expert Understanding better how women are affected by disasters, economic shocks and other crises is key to helping their communities ride … Continue reading

13/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Canada’s private sector joins global resilience drive

Resilience Training Can Help Ease the Fast-Paced Work Life Workplace stress takes a toll on the mind and body. It can create agitation, sap energy and even cause physical pain. … Continue reading

12/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Building strong: How resilient design can be used to creatively combat disaster

Building strong: How resilient design can be used to creatively combat disaster No matter the aspect of life — health, relationships, career, finances — resilience is all about being able to … Continue reading

11/03/2017 · Leave a comment

New Research Shows Resilience is the Antidote to a Toxic Work Environment

“Positive thinking” has turned happiness into a duty and a burden, says a Danish psychologist Everyone wants you to be happy: Self-help books dish out advice on how to stop … Continue reading

10/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Tackling challenges posed by natural disasters

Canada’s permafrost forms a foundation under roads, pipelines and Indigenous hunting territory, and it’s thawing fast The climate-driven collapse of Canada’s Arctic permafrost is much more widespread than previously thought, … Continue reading

09/03/2017 · Leave a comment

In Somalia, a drought killed 110 people in just 48 hours

In Somalia, a drought killed 110 people in just 48 hours The signs of crisis are everywhere. Each day, thousands flood the capital in search of food. More than 7,000 … Continue reading

08/03/2017 · Leave a comment

  World Bank says natural disasters cost $679 billion a year Global natural disasters cost $US520 billion ($679 billion) of consumption loss annually, 60 per cent larger than asset losses … Continue reading

07/03/2017 · Leave a comment

$6 million boost to Community Resilience Partnership Fund

Disaster Risk Reduction The unpredictability of our climate means that we can face a variety of problems, including flooding, water scarcity and drought, landslides and earthquakes. However, such natural disasters … Continue reading

06/03/2017 · Leave a comment

How to Raise a Resilient Kid

How to Raise a Resilient Kid Wouldn’t it be great if kids could pick themselves up after a fall and be back swinging on the monkey bars, undeterred? They can, … Continue reading

05/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Resilience 2017 conference in Stockholm

  After drought, Zimbabwe seeks foreign help for flood victims Zimbabwe has appealed for international help for victims of floods that have left 246 people dead and displaced hundreds since … Continue reading

04/03/2017 · Leave a comment

New Record-High Temperatures in Antarctica Are Giving Us Serious Anxiety

The Week in Review: California Dam Crisis Almost 200,000 Californian residents were evacuated from their homes Sunday over fears the emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam would fail, leading to … Continue reading

03/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Tech firm makes app to help with business resilience

Armenia to increase disaster resilience Today Armenian Minister of Emergency Situations Davit Tonoyan and World Bank Country Manager for Armenia Laura Bailey discussed the directions of realization of Armenia’s National … Continue reading

02/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Tasmania to swelter through a heatwave as a mixed bag of weather sweeps across Australia

The Oroville Dam Crisis Has Exposed A Much Bigger Problem When the overflowing Oroville Dam in Northern California was threatened due to damage sustained to its spillways earlier this month, … Continue reading

01/03/2017 · Leave a comment

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