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Monthly Archives: May, 2018

Coping classes: Building emotional resilience

Hawaii’s insurance market enters moratorium as volcanic eruption continues The lava flow from the volcanic eruption in Hawaii hasn’t abated yet, and the Hawaii National Park Service has warned residents … Continue reading

31/05/2018 · Leave a comment

The dire future that awaits San Francisco, New Orleans, Los Angeles and Seattle

Hurricane season starts in one week. Puerto Rico’s emergency plan still isn’t ready This year’s hurricane season starts in one week. But in Puerto Rico, where the healthcare system devolved … Continue reading

30/05/2018 · Leave a comment

People Showing Resilience: NGO

Bangladesh most resilient country to disaster, needs more fund allocation Bangladesh, one of the most at-risk countries to adverse impacts of climate change is also one of the most resilient … Continue reading

29/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Record Heat Means Hurricanes Gain Ferocity Faster

Building regulation for resilience: converting disaster experience into a safer built environment – the case of Japan This report describes Japan’s incremental approach to developing, implementing, and facilitating compliance with … Continue reading

28/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Alberto Is Coming: First Named Storm of the 2018 Hurricane Season Is Aimed at Gulf Coast

Cyclone Mekunu kills five in Yemen’s Socotra island and a 12-year-old girl in southern Oman A 12-year-girl was killed and three people were injured after Cyclone Mekunu hit southern Oman … Continue reading

27/05/2018 · Leave a comment

5 tips to help build resilience and emotional flexibility

Building resilience in students Summer is just weeks away! The final days of the school year, though they may feel hectic, can also provide opportunities to reflect on your practice … Continue reading

26/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Artificial Intelligence: Weather Forecasting and Prediction of Natural Disasters

Travel industry urgently needs to tackle overtourism, disaster resilience Industry speakers at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) joint debate last week outlined … Continue reading

25/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Gender question in disaster management

As Hurricane Season Approaches, It’s Time to Fix Disaster Funding The official start of the Atlantic hurricane season is just over ten days away. As the nation continues to grapple … Continue reading

24/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Lessons in resilience…

Lessons in resilience: what city planners can learn from Hobart’s floods Hobart is a city known for its risk of catastrophic fire, such as the devastating wildfires of 1897-98 and … Continue reading

23/05/2018 · Leave a comment

The National Resilience Taskforce: challenges and opportunities

  Natural Disasters Have Major Impact On Fiji’s Food Natural disasters can have a major impact on Fiji’s agriculture industry and Fiji’s Agriculture Ministry and Food and Agriculture Organization have … Continue reading

22/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Hawaii community clings to life in shadow of fiery volcano

  With hurricane season approaching, Texas should heed Harvey’s warning on climate change The 2018 hurricane season is just around the corner – June 1st, in fact. Initial predictions for … Continue reading

21/05/2018 · Leave a comment

How to Bring Mindfulness to the Workplace

Imagine Childhood Trauma and Resilience Conference with Kean University Many children experience trauma. Some traumas are ongoing like abuse or illness, while others are sudden and episodic like an act … Continue reading

20/05/2018 · Leave a comment

How Disaster Relief Efforts Could Be Improved with Game Theory

The world’s most resilient countries rely on great infrastructure Hurricanes devastated businesses and supply chains in the eastern part of the U.S. last year, but the region’s strong resilience score … Continue reading

19/05/2018 · Leave a comment

New Report Looks at Past Disasters to Prepare for the Future

The Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Index The Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Index (ANDRI) is Australia’s first national-scale standardised snapshot of disaster resilience. The ANDRI has a hierarchical design based on … Continue reading

18/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Best practices for disaster recovery

10 Years after Wenchuan Earthquake, A Silver Lining in Disaster Management On May 12, China will mark the 10th anniversary of the devastating Wenchuan earthquake that struck Sichuan province, leaving … Continue reading

17/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Why India is building a national disaster database

U.S. Government Promotes Disaster Resilience of Small and Medium Businesses in Fiji The United States government, in partnership with the Fiji Business Disaster Resilience Council and the Fiji Commerce and … Continue reading

16/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Individual Resilience: A Guide

Individual Resilience: A Guide Resilience is the ability to react appropriately in an uncertain and changing environment. In an earlier issue, we ran an article about resilience at the organisational … Continue reading

15/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Survey: Most Pet Owners Are Not Prepared for Natural Disasters

  Hawaii’s Volcanic Eruption Could Hit Low-Income Residents Hardest Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano continues to erupt, spewing molten rock and sulfur dioxide from more than a dozen fissures that have opened … Continue reading

14/05/2018 · Leave a comment

The biggest hurricanes are gaining power faster than before

It’s a risky business, not having a continuity plan Such a register normally includes a description of a risk occurring, a description of the impact a realised risk could have … Continue reading

13/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Supercomputers are driving a revolution in hurricane forecasting

Supercomputers are driving a revolution in hurricane forecasting Back in 1998, the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts housed the 27th most-powerful supercomputer in the world, with 116 cores providing … Continue reading

12/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges

What’s a ‘cold monsoon’? And is it the best way to describe Adelaide’s climate? As South Australia and Victoria brace for more wild, wet weather, an Adelaide biologist says the … Continue reading

11/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Cuba Launches ‘Operation Meteor’ to Mitigate Natural Disasters

Surviving and thriving after fires, cyclones, storms and floods: Incredible pictures celebrate Australians’ resilience as their lives are torn apart by natural disasters Australians like to think of themselves as … Continue reading

10/05/2018 · Leave a comment

15 Ways You Can Help After a Natural Disaster (Hint: It’s Rarely Donate Clothes)

This water filter made of paper could save people’s lives during natural disasters Clean water is a basic human right. But after hurricane Maria, 70 percent of Puerto Rico’s water … Continue reading

09/05/2018 · Leave a comment

East Africa’s deadly floods are a stark reminder of the region’s poor disaster preparedness

Erupting Volcano on Hawaii Releases Life-Threatening Gas, Officials Say Images of the eruption of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii offer a vivid display of yellow and red lava bubbling from … Continue reading

08/05/2018 · Leave a comment

To build resilience, listen to people’s needs

  Inflatable Buildings Could Bring Shelter After Natural Disasters One of the greatest things about tech development is when the creative minds of the world are applied to truly impacting … Continue reading

07/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Buffett: The surging cost of natural disasters isn’t just about climate change

  New eBook will prepare people with dementia for natural disasters AUSTRALIANS are warned to prepare for natural disasters. But how do hundreds of thousands of Australians suffering from dementia … Continue reading

06/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Routine natural disasters make the need for resilient communities all the more dire, health experts say.

Kilauea: Hawaii emergency declared over volcano eruption Officials had been warning residents all week they should be prepared to evacuate as an eruption would give little warning. A volcanic crater … Continue reading

05/05/2018 · Leave a comment

La Nina-like ocean cooling patterns intensify northwestern Pacific tropical cyclones

Know Your Flood Risk and Landmark Information longlisted for the 2017 Responsible Business Awards The Know Your Flood Risk campaign and Landmark Information are celebrating after being Longlisted for the … Continue reading

04/05/2018 · Leave a comment

7 Mindsets That Undercut Your Mental Strength and Resilience

  Resilience key in effort to stop suicide, speaker says Not many people who attempt suicide at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge survive the leap. But those who do all … Continue reading

03/05/2018 · Leave a comment

California can look forward to more extreme dry-wet “climate whiplash”

The Harrowing Floods of Bangladesh, in Photos “I am documenting what’s around me not only as a photojournalist, but also as a victim,” Jashim Salam says. In Chittagong, Bangladesh, where … Continue reading

02/05/2018 · Leave a comment

Stakeholders aim for disaster-resilient city

Hurricane Harvey Survivors Kicked Out of Hotels in Texas The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has officially let down Hurricane Harvey survivors. As of Tuesday, about 1,400 Texans had to … Continue reading

01/05/2018 · Leave a comment

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