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A cyclone in Madagascar could mean you’ll pay more for ice cream this summer

Resilience advocates enlighten lawmakers on disaster mitigation, funding reform

A recent hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management saw BuildStrong Coalition representatives testify on mitigating damage and recovering quickly from disasters as part of the T&I Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America plan.

BuildStrong Senior Advisor and former Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator (2005-2009) R. David Paulison highlighted the need for reforming the nation’s disaster spending model to focus on mitigation through actions including: enhancing pre-disaster mitigation funding; consolidating disaster…

 

A cyclone in Madagascar could mean you’ll pay more for ice cream this summer

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Intense Tropical Cyclone Enawo killed at least 81 people of the country in March 2017. Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-39241011

Back in March, a Category 4 cyclone hit the island of Madagascar. At least 81 people were killed and 6,000 others were displaced. The cyclone also washed away one of the island’s main sources of income: vanilla…

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2 comments on “A cyclone in Madagascar could mean you’ll pay more for ice cream this summer

  1. Bridget Tehan
    18/05/2017

    Hi Jelenko

    I wanted to draw your attention to a new report that you might find useful for resilience reporter

    Regards

    Bridget

    Building resilient communities: Working with the community sector for enhanced emergency management

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    • Jelenko Dragisic
      18/05/2017

      Hi Bridget,

      That’s really great. Thanks for that. We’ll be glad to share that resource.
      well done
      Jelenko

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