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Monthly Archives: June, 2017

The approaching crisis: Is the world running out of water?

Our Lady and Saint Patrick’s College teaches resilience Our Lady and Saint Patrick’s College, Knock, is to share the course with every post-primary school in Northern Ireland. Teachers and pupils … Continue reading

30/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Trust In Resilience: Intangible assets: How they impact a company’s value

Trust In Resilience: Intangible assets: How they impact a company’s value Today, the full picture of a company’s value cannot be captured on a balance sheet because “value” is not … Continue reading

29/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Breaking 6 myths on disaster preparedness

Breaking 6 myths on disaster preparedness, and making every Filipino even more resilient The Philippines has the misfortune of being prone to all natural hazards, save for a snow storm. … Continue reading

28/06/2017 · Leave a comment

The World’s Most Catastrophic Floods, in Photos

Faster, clearer data on disasters might help shield women and children When floods swept through this small town in Sri Lanka’s Southern Province, 12-year-old Radhika Dayarathne lost more than her … Continue reading

27/06/2017 · Leave a comment

This disturbing map reveals how climate change is already affecting your health, based on the state you live in

This disturbing map reveals how climate change is already affecting your health, based on the state you live in Climate change lengthens summer months and makes them hotter and more … Continue reading

26/06/2017 · Leave a comment

IBM supercomputing to power global weather forecasting model

IBM supercomputing to power global weather forecasting model IBM is putting its supercomputing power behind an effort to launch the world’s most sophisticated weather forecasting models. The Weather Company, an … Continue reading

25/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Heatwaves are national emergencies and the public need to know

Heatwaves are national emergencies and the public need to know Hundreds of people across the UK are likely to be killed by a natural disaster this week, but their deaths … Continue reading

24/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Should we redefine what it means to be ‘resilient’?

Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat As the Senate launches an inquiry into the national security ramifications of climate change, a new report has warned global … Continue reading

23/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Can Animals Predict Earthquakes? Italian Farm Acts as a Lab to Find Out

Can Animals Predict Earthquakes? Italian Farm Acts as a Lab to Find Out After a series of powerful earthquakes struck Italy last year, Martin Wikelski rushed here to test a … Continue reading

22/06/2017 · Leave a comment

An Entire Town in the US Is Sinking Because of Climate Change

An Entire Town in the US Is Sinking Because of Climate Change Isle de Jean Charles, a small island in southeastern Louisiana’s bayous, is drowning as the Gulf of Mexico … Continue reading

21/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure

Learning how to be ready for whatever’s next The adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” reminds us that we need to be prepared for many … Continue reading

20/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Resilience is their middle name

Resilience is their middle name: How disaster-affected women of Kedar Valley turned over a new leaf in life June 16, 2013 is a date etched deep in Sarita Devi’s memories. … Continue reading

19/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Why are Businesses still Taking Unnecessary Risks with Cybersecurity?

Why are Businesses still Taking Unnecessary Risks with Cybersecurity? Barely a week passes without the announcement of a significant cybersecurity incident – WannaCry was the most recent in a worryingly … Continue reading

18/06/2017 · Leave a comment

To Build Your Resilience, Ask Yourself Two Simple Questions

Yoga and free fruit won’t solve the scourge of workplace stress Hands up if your workplace provides some sort of perk like free fruit, or yoga lessons in the boardroom. … Continue reading

17/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Welcome to the ‘heat dome’

Welcome to the ‘heat dome’: no, you’re not going to evaporate Just a few weeks ago, the term “heat dome” may have evoked, if anything at all, thoughts of a … Continue reading

16/06/2017 · Leave a comment

July 2016 Was The Hottest Month Ever Recorded

The earthquake risk of Vancouver’s condo boom Driven by rising demand for condos amid soaring home prices, a new wave of costly – and often architecturally beautiful – high-rises is … Continue reading

16/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Insurers call for disaster mitigation increase

State Recovery Coordinator says Rockhampton the initial focus of rebuilding following Cyclone Debbie HIS priority will be Rockhampton, but Brigadier Christopher Field, AM, will find his expertise needed across a … Continue reading

16/06/2017 · Leave a comment

The next big thing in disaster recovery could be music to your ears

How IoT is playing a key role in protecting the Environment Internet of Things (IoT) has a large role to play in future of smart cities which in turn are … Continue reading

16/06/2017 · Leave a comment

How Wars and Disasters Fuel Child Labor

Storms and fires: Is white monopoly capital really to blame? Natural disasters aren’t the fault of any one person or population group – and to say that they are is … Continue reading

15/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Developing farm systems for business resilience

Blaze Aid still working hard BLAZEAID volunteers are continuing their mission at Bororen to help farmers rebuild in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. BlazeAid is a volunteer-based organisation that … Continue reading

14/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Risk is Inevitable.  Resilience is everything.

Workshop on Improving Resilience to Disaster Begins A three-day training workshop on ‘Enhancing Capacity of Community and CSO Practitioners to Improve Resilience to Disaster and Climate Risk in the Brahmaputra … Continue reading

13/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Building Resilience to Depression presentation

Peel Thunder hosting Building Resilience to Depression presentation A FREE Building Resilience to Depression presentation will be held at Peel Thunder Football Club for Men’s Health Week. The presentation will … Continue reading

12/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Prevention better than cure in natural disasters

Disaster preparedness now more urgent Jamaica enters the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season on June 1 without the will to tackle the weaknesses that a major hurricane strike would show up … Continue reading

11/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Storm kills several, displaces thousands in Cape Town

Rare US floods to become the norm if emissions aren’t cut, study warns US coastal areas are set to be deluged by far more frequent and severe flooding events if … Continue reading

10/06/2017 · Leave a comment

IT Resilience

Why disaster preparedness is important Now that it’s officially the rainy season, perhaps it’s time to review some lessons from the past and what they tell us about disaster preparedness. … Continue reading

09/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Risk transfer key to managing disasters

Committed to resilience The AIG Philippines team recently celebrated its 85-year legacy of providing insurance solutions to the Filipino community in an anniversary event held at the Rigodon Ballroom of … Continue reading

08/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Those who refused to evacuate during Cyclone Debbie had pets to think of, survey finds

Citizen scientists photos capture the impact of climate change on southern Africa landscape Old photos hold the secrets to the climate change gripping southern Africa, and could hint at what … Continue reading

07/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Sheryl Sandberg Shares 7 Ways to Build Resilience Into Your Company Culture As You Scale

Sheryl Sandberg Shares 7 Ways to Build Resilience Into Your Company Culture As You Scale As a company scales, so does its culture. Sheryl Sandberg knows this better than anyone, … Continue reading

06/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Protection for Wetlands

Protection for Wetlands Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Hon. Daryl Vaz, says that over the next three to five years, the Government will … Continue reading

05/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Hurricane season 2017: The truth about US storms and climate change

Hurricane season 2017: The truth about US storms and climate change It’s been almost 12 years since Hurricane Katrina obliterated the city of New Orleans in 2005 during the most … Continue reading

04/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Insurers must do more to educate Canadians about flood risk

UN disaster resilience guidance for local gov released An updated version of the United Nations Disaster Resilience Scorecard has been released, designed to help local authorities improve their disaster planning… … Continue reading

03/06/2017 · Leave a comment

200 cities to use new tool to improve disaster-related resilience this year

Tropical Cyclone 02B develops in the Bay of Bengal This year’s rainy season has arrived with a vengeance across Sri Lanka. At least 146 people have died in the floods … Continue reading

02/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Building resilient cyber security in Oman

Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll rises to 122 Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka’s southern and western regions have killed at least 122 people and damaged more than 1,700 … Continue reading

01/06/2017 · Leave a comment

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