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Monthly Archives: June, 2018

Natural Disasters and Supply Chain — The View From Key West

“Resilience is the ability of any city to cope with any disaster or stress that may come its way.”, Amit Prothi, Head of India National Strategy, 100RC This next 100 … Continue reading

30/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Remarkable Resilience—How One Elite Advisor Maintains His Motivation

“Hope for the Best, but Plan for the Worst”: Health System Advice on Natural Disasters After natural disasters like wildfires in California and hurricanes in Puerto Rico, leaders from an … Continue reading

29/06/2018 · Leave a comment

What can natural disasters teach the world?

The Deadliest Natural Disasters in U.S. History Mother Nature can be merciless. From the churning hurricanes of the Gulf Coast, to the trailer-tossing storms of Tornado Alley, to the ground-pounding … Continue reading

28/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Culture affects flood resilience

Culture affects flood resilience Research conducted by an LSU student indicates that cultural and social factors influence the flood resiliency of at-risk coastal areas of Louisiana, including Terrebonne and Lafourche … Continue reading

27/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Building Resiliency in the Workplace Enhances Health and Wellbeing

How to develop, maintain resilience I have presented countless times in the last year at conferences and events on resilience. The room is always packed, and not because of me … Continue reading

26/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilience: super skill of the future

When It Comes To Success In Business, EQ Eats IQ For Breakfast When I was younger, I bought into the fallacy that the “smartest” person always won. I pushed myself … Continue reading

25/06/2018 · Leave a comment

  Deadly floods are wreaking havoc in northeast India again Over the past few days, floods have hit several states, claiming the lives of at least 25 people and displacing … Continue reading

24/06/2018 · Leave a comment

‘Slow Earthquakes’ People Can’t Even Feel Could Be Building Up to a Major San Andreas Disaster

California: The Politics of Surviving ‘The Big One’ It turns out that the danger of flooding on a massive scale is about as likely  as having a massive earthquake, something … Continue reading

23/06/2018 · Leave a comment

11 Benchmarks for Resilient Homes and Communities

Disaster Resiliency: Learn How IBM and Bechtel Partnered in Puerto Rico in Free 3BL Media Webcast, July 11 With the 2018 hurricane season under way, two large B2B corporations committed … Continue reading

22/06/2018 · Leave a comment

The Secrets of Resilience

How to become cyber resilient Despite threats from targeted cybersecurity attacks doubling, companies are showing they can perform better under greater pressure. In fact, if they continue on the same … Continue reading

21/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Someone Flew a Drone Too Close to a Wildfire, Again

FEMA Has Rejected 60 Percent of Assistance Requests in Puerto Rico. Why? Many Puerto Ricans have a jaundiced view of the federal response to Hurricane Maria: Federal aid was slow … Continue reading

20/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Japan Earthquake Kills at Least 3 and Injures Hundreds More

Yolanda-hit town opens office-cum-evacuation center THE REHABILITATED municipal office of Marabut. a fifth-class town in Samar, was recently inaugurated, with the building designed to double as an evacuation center during … Continue reading

19/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Cultural diversity as a means of boosting resilience at Austrian companies

Climate change raises the bar for disaster resilience Southeast Asia, already on the path of tropical storms originating from the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans, has seen a spike in … Continue reading

18/06/2018 · Leave a comment

For better resiliency, don’t just try to defeat nature—work with it

Natural disaster forecasting to be mapped Decision No 705, signed on June 7 by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung, approved the natural disaster forecasting programme to assess, map and … Continue reading

17/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Poll Shows Americans Fear Natural Disasters More than Terrorism, Global Pandemic or Cyber-Attack Combined

Lawmakers Call for Probe of Federal Response to Puerto Rico Hurricane A group of Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill today to establish an independent commission to investigate the federal response … Continue reading

16/06/2018 · Leave a comment

The Most Expensive Natural Disasters in US History

Hurricane Industry: Sectors for Success – Turning the tide towards true regional resilience From the moment we become of age you are aware of your surroundings, you then quickly realize … Continue reading

15/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Society Needs to Flip Its Disaster Spending, Insurance Report Says

‘Breathe’ is a wonderful story about resilience Breathe is a 2017 biographical drama film that was a directorial debut by Andy Serkis (you may remember him as Ulysses Klaue in … Continue reading

14/06/2018 · Leave a comment

The lessons FEMA says it learned from Hurricane Maria

A New Arctic Cyclone Could Be Among the Most Powerful On Record Weather watchers may be more preoccupied of late with storms popping off in the Gulf of Mexico and … Continue reading

13/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Over 500 Homes Now Destroyed by the Continuing Kīlauea Eruption

Disaster revealed our creativity and strength Nothing feels natural about a natural disaster. Even in a community as accustomed to change as Iowa City, the scope and scale of change … Continue reading

12/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane worries prompt refiner Motiva to shift expansion plans

Still-Crippled Puerto Rico Shows Why U.S. Disaster Relief Needs Improvement A particularly damning report published by the New England Journal of Medicine, which can hardly be characterized as fake news, … Continue reading

11/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricanes and typhoons are slowing down, which means more time to do damage

Last Year’s Hurricane Season Was Bad. The Future Might Be Worse. Hurricane season started on June 1 (despite a hurricane being reported prior to that), and a new analysis predicts … Continue reading

10/06/2018 · Leave a comment

85% of organisations could not survive without mission-critical IT systems – report

Top 10 global business interruption risks While business interruption repeatedly heads up the list of the greatest risks to businesses globally, newspaper headlines may be preventing leaders from identifying the … Continue reading

09/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Could this new Chinese radar system really be used to play God with the weather?

We must be prepared to respond to natural disasters Texas is renowned for its diversity of land and people. What isn’t commonly known is that we also lead the nation … Continue reading

08/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Climate disasters will hit women hardest, says ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ author

Climate disaster looms for SE Asia International experts have urged governments in Southeast Asia to prioritise creating climate change resilience for their citizens, as the region faces more destructive natural … Continue reading

07/06/2018 · Leave a comment

What was the fallout from Fukushima?

How expensive will this hurricane season be? Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway, with the first named storm, Alberto, forming even before the official June 1 kick off of Hurricane … Continue reading

06/06/2018 · Leave a comment

The True Scope of the Disaster in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll In Puerto Rico 70 Times Higher Than Official Estimates: Study Over 4,600 people died in Puerto Rico during the aftermath of Hurricane Maria ― more than … Continue reading

05/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Read This Story and Get Happier The most popular course at Yale teaches how to be happy. We took it for you.

What habits should you form early in your career to prevent stress at work? Stress is a growing epidemic in Britain. High pressure workplace environments, long working hours and the … Continue reading

04/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Emotional intelligence: navigating today’s leadership challenges

Radical resilience: TAG president calls for less of the same The new president of the Local Government Technical Advisers Group (LGTAG) began his premiership this month with a call for … Continue reading

03/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane season has arrived. Here’s what to expect.

People just give up’: Low-income hurricane victims slam federal relief programs Nine months after Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 50 inches of rain on the Gulf Coast, green grass has … Continue reading

02/06/2018 · Leave a comment

Disasters and Social Resilience: A bioecological approach

Indigenous people see the balance in natural events When it comes to nature and the natural world, Indigenous people have a much different world view than the rest of the … Continue reading

01/06/2018 · Leave a comment