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Monthly Archives: July, 2018

These pictures put northern Europe’s heatwave in perspective

European Drought Threatens Harvests From Sweden to the Czech Republic For farmers in central and northern Europe, this summer’s unusually high temperatures aren’t just uncomfortable, they are putting their harvests … Continue reading

31/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Yellowstone super-volcano has a different history than previously thought

  Laos dam collapse sends floods into Cambodia, forcing thousands to flee Thousands of people in northern Cambodia have been evacuated after the collapse of the dam in neighbouring Laos … Continue reading

30/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Seven Ways To Build Your Mental Resilience

Resilience is crucial for our mental health There is a lot of focus now in mental health circles about resilience as being one of the keys to preventing mental illness.  … Continue reading

29/07/2018 · Leave a comment

An Entire Island of Vanuatu Is Being Evacuated Due to a Volcanic Eruption, Again

Flood insurance program needs update More than 12,000 property owners in Nevada, including at least 1,400 in Clark County, rely on the National Flood Insurance Program for flood coverage because … Continue reading

28/07/2018 · Leave a comment

News outlets in Japan question belated flood response

  Nearly One Year After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican Morgues are Still in a Crisis Workers from Puerto Rico’s beleaguered forensic sciences department moved two corpses from stop-gap refrigerator trailers … Continue reading

27/07/2018 · Leave a comment

A Global Heat Wave Has Set the Arctic Circle on Fire

Somerset Regional Council secures $138k to fund new flood studies FIVE rural communities will be protected from flooding under new council flood studies and floodplain management plans. Somerset Regional Council … Continue reading

26/07/2018 · Leave a comment

About Workplace Stress

  Best-seller ‘Option B’ teaches resilience when facing grief A major life adjustment is coping with death and adversity, a human experience known best by those who suffer it. Facebook … Continue reading

25/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Impacts of Temperature and Precipitation Changes on Living Standards

David Moss on the Resilience of American Democracy Harvard Business School professor David Moss discusses his book, “Democracy: A Case Study,” and how past episodes in American history can provide … Continue reading

24/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Urban Resilience: student ventures into sinking shanty town

FEMA avoids ‘climate change’ when introducing future storm resiliency plans The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is taking blame for its response to Hurricane Maria, which devastated communities across Puerto … Continue reading

23/07/2018 · Leave a comment

India Accounts For 1/5th Of Global Deaths From Floods: Report

Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekend An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday, and high … Continue reading

22/07/2018 · Leave a comment

NASA Releases Photos Of Damage Hurricane Maria Inflicted On Puerto Rico’s Forests

Hurricane Maria Still Taking A Toll On Puerto Rico’s Seniors The question of who will care for Puerto Rico’s aging population is a growing crisis, says Dr. Angel Muñoz, a … Continue reading

21/07/2018 · Leave a comment

There Are Wildfires Burning in the Arctic Circle Amid Sweden’s Record-Breaking Heat Wave

  Prince’s foundation to donate disaster-resistant homes in Barbuda Twenty-two houses will be donated to families in Barbuda whose properties were destroyed during the passage of hurricane Irma 10 months … Continue reading

20/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Losses from natural disasters at 13-year low in H1 – Munich Re

  First leg of 2020 Olympic torch relay to start in Fukushima The Olympic torch relay will start in Fukushima Prefecture in 2020 to reinforce the image that the Tokyo … Continue reading

19/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Can you spot disaster-related fraud?

Which is scarier: natural disasters or hell? Which scares you more: a pending natural disaster or the thought of spending eternity in hell? On the surface, this question can appear … Continue reading

18/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Return on Resilience: A Dollar of Prevention Is Worth $6 in Avoided Costs

Preparing for natural disasters The world’s attention over the last few weeks has been focused on the football team who became trapped in a cave in Thailand after sudden rains … Continue reading

17/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Reputation resilience

FEMA admits it was understaffed and underprepared for 2017 hurricanes The Federal Emergency Management Agency “could have better anticipated the severity of hurricanes” that last year devastated Puerto Rico and … Continue reading

16/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Stress in the modern age

How the psychology of the England football team could change your life This week, the England midfielder Dele Alli was asked if he was nervous about the big tests up … Continue reading

15/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Harvey Is Officially the Largest Rain Event in US History

Vieques Still Finding Its Footing After Hurricane Destruction The island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, is an isolated place known both for its remote beaches and the decades during which the … Continue reading

14/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Heat Wave Study Shows How Extra-Hot Summers Can Make People Dumber

Japan faces ‘frequent’ disasters as flood toll reaches 200 Japan risks more severe weather and must find ways to alleviate disasters, a government spokesman said on Thursday, as intense heat … Continue reading

13/07/2018 · Leave a comment

The world has never seen a Category 6 hurricane. But the day may be coming

How the Caribbean Is Recovering, One Year After Devastating Hurricanes It’s almost impossible to quantify the destruction, but hundreds of islands in the Caribbean were pummeled by the storms — … Continue reading

12/07/2018 · Leave a comment

The Hurricane in My Backyard

The Hurricane in My Backyard It was Friday, August 25, 2017, the day Hurricane Harvey began to hit the Gulf Coast. Somewhere in the middle of Houston, I was panic-buying … Continue reading

11/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Another monster storm named Maria threatens land

Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill over 100 Rescuers in western Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rains unleashed … Continue reading

10/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Strong social ties help middle-aged folk grow more resilient: Study

For This Entrepreneur, ‘Grit’ Means Knowing When to Say Yes In this video from Entrepreneur Network partner Mars Discovery District, we take a closer look at what it really looks … Continue reading

09/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Beryl Is Officially the First Atlantic Hurricane of the Year

Canada heat wave death toll hits 54 The death toll in a week-long eastern Canadian heat wave has reached 54, officials said on Friday. Most of the victims linked to … Continue reading

08/07/2018 · Leave a comment

What happens to zoo animals during a natural disaster?

The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Not Expected to Be as Bad as Forecasters Originally Predicted Two months after warning that the 2018 hurricane season was going to be an … Continue reading

07/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Record Heat Wave in Southern Quebec Blamed For 18 Deaths

The Economic Resilience Initiative After setting the scene with an overview of the macroeconomic situation in the Mediterranean region, the discussions will focus on how the Economic Resilience Initiative (ERI) … Continue reading

06/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Nature gone wild: Depictions of disasters in art

In Rio de Janeiro, thousands at risk from disasters As many as 155,000 people are exposed to the risk of landslides or floods in highland region of Rio de Janeiro, … Continue reading

05/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Women play a key role in rescue, reconstruction and resilience after volcanic eruption in Guatemala

Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results delivers report Following the release of the report Measuring Progress on Adaptation and Climate Resilience: Recommendations to the Government of Canada, … Continue reading

04/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Key tips to building a future-focused, resilient small business

Staying Power: Maintaining Resiliency In Family Businesses So, what is that makes Indian business families stay together? Resilience. This is both the cause and the effect. With effective succession planning, … Continue reading

03/07/2018 · Leave a comment

To Defend Against Common Cyber Threats, Focus on Resilience, Real Risks, and Leadership

A fixed mindset could be holding you back — here’s how to change it It seems counterintuitive, but trying to build a child’s self-esteem by constantly praising them might actually … Continue reading

02/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Coastal resilience linked to national security

Resilience: A New Lens For Urban Development In Africa 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) defines urban resilience as “the capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to … Continue reading

01/07/2018 · Leave a comment

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