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 Disaster Risk Management Program and outlined new possibilities for expanding cooperation between the agencies. The program is aimed at increasing resilience and response capacity of Armenian government and population to man-made and natural disasters.
Davit Tonoyan stressed the importance of developing a program to increase disaster resilience among target groups…
Tech firm makes app to help with business resilience
STIRLING technology firm Dogfi:sh Mobile has secured an investment from Barclays worth tens of thousands of pounds which it will use to develop a community-based app for businesses.
The firm, whose clients include Network Rail, Legoland and NHS Now, designs what co-founder Ross Tuffee described as “habit-forming or behaviour-changing technologies”.
For Network Rail, for example, it created an app that allows level crossing managers to use data to assess, manage and control risk across 6,300 level crossings. The Legoland app, meanwhile, allows visitors to the Windsor themepark to plan