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Monthly Archives: August, 2018

Change How You Think About Risk. Your Company May Depend On It

Stories of resilience from Kerala floods and the challenges the state faces The grim situation in Kerala, where at least 324 people have died in rain-related incidents since May 29, … Continue reading

31/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Why IBM is offering $200K to developers to create tech solutions for natural disaster relief

London mayor consults disaster planners over no-deal Brexit London’s mayor Sadiq Khan said on Friday he had asked the organization that deals with militant attacks and disasters in the British … Continue reading

30/08/2018 · Leave a comment

California Wildfires Are Causing Billions in Damage. Who Will Pay?

California Wildfires Are Causing Billions in Damage. Who Will Pay? In the past few decades, wildfire season in California has expanded from a few months each year to a year-long … Continue reading

29/08/2018 · Leave a comment

How healthcare facilities survive natural disasters

  How healthcare facilities survive natural disasters Sutter Health in California, MD Anderson in Texas and a stand-alone Texas clinic shared lessons learned from their successful disaster responses in an … Continue reading

28/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters’ and people on the margins – the hidden story

Caribbean must be environmentally and fiscally resilient – World Bank The Caribbean must work together to be both environmentally and fiscally resilient, Jorge Familiar, Vice President of the World Bank … Continue reading

27/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Mental resilience: Do leaders need to be born with it?

What resilience tells us about entrepreneurs What’s it called when you feel like crap and want to chuck it all in and go live in the jungle away from anything … Continue reading

26/08/2018 · Leave a comment

FEMA Begins Scaling Back Financial Assistance In Puerto Rico

Resilience-building can help communities after a disaster A team of community health researchers including individuals from Tulane University recently examined ways to address behavioral health needs after disasters. The resulting … Continue reading

25/08/2018 · Leave a comment

How the money donated to Hurricane Harvey relief was spent

Hurricane Maria stirred up dangerous pollutants on this Puerto Rico waterfront Tucked in the southwest corner of Puerto Rico, the town of Guanica sits on the edge of a small … Continue reading

24/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters Impacting Delinquency Rates

  Natural Disasters Impacting Delinquency Rates Delinquency was down in May compared to last year, according to the latest Loan Performance Insights Report from CoreLogic. In May 2018, delinquencies went … Continue reading

23/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Building heat resilience into multifamily housing

NBU introduces requirements to ensure resilience of banks following stress tests in 2018 The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has introduced requirements to ensure resilience of the banks following their … Continue reading

22/08/2018 · Leave a comment

California wildfires are mostly preventable

California wildfires are mostly preventable Reporters and elected officials often talk about the wildfires raging in California as if they are natural disasters. They aren’t. A new analysis in an … Continue reading

21/08/2018 · Leave a comment

How to spot burnout

Building stronger students: FSU launches resilience project As Florida State University prepares to welcome more than 6,000 freshmen this fall, the university is offering a new online tool to help … Continue reading

20/08/2018 · Leave a comment

8 Ways To Increase Your Mental Resilience And Avoid Burnout

Developing resilience as a senior Resilience is the ability to keep going in the face of adversity, an important skill for us all to practice as life tends to throw … Continue reading

19/08/2018 · Leave a comment

AI Startups Promise to Help Disaster Relief and Evacuation

No relief in sight as Australian drought fuels bushfires The drought sweeping through large tracts of Australia is set to intensify over the next three months and is fuelling unseasonal … Continue reading

18/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Problem with ‘resilience narrative’

Talking Cyber Resilience with Felicity March The risk of a business threatening cyber-attack is ever present today. Ransomware locks up data making it hard for businesses to operate. The impact … Continue reading

17/08/2018 · Leave a comment

What Wildfires Do to Our Minds

What Wildfires Do to Our Minds It’s late spring, and I’m hiking Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in Sonoma County with therapist, ecopsychologist, and California naturalist Mary Good. A mist is … Continue reading

16/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Earthquakes: Why some natural disasters are more deadly than others

Lombok’s lesson: Time for disaster-sensitive tourism Let’s face it: Indonesia is prone to natural disasters, ranging from a 24-meter-high tsunami that devastated Aceh to a 7.0-magnitude earthquake that rattled Lombok, … Continue reading

15/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Here’s why Indonesia is prone to earthquakes

  Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400 Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed nearly 400 people lifted the island it struck by as much … Continue reading

14/08/2018 · Leave a comment

6 tricks for surviving work and personal adversity

A Stanford psychologist has a simple mental exercise for tackling student stress Stress can be debilitating, paralyzing, and generally bad for our health. It can also motivate us to get … Continue reading

13/08/2018 · Leave a comment

At least 34 people dead after flooding in India’s Kerala state

Puerto Rico admits Hurricane Maria’s death toll may be 1,427 The government of Puerto Rico has quietly admitted that the death toll from Hurricane Maria — a subject of great … Continue reading

12/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Japan weather bureau sees 60 percent chance of El Niño emerging in autumn

Boston faces a daunting future of rising seas Boston got a wake-up call earlier this year when the first of a string of nor’easter storms hit just as the tide … Continue reading

11/08/2018 · Leave a comment

The architecture of relief: how design builds hope in the wake of disaster

Half a billion dollars and more to make Wellington resilient Half a billion dollars is being spent on things some Wellingtonians may never see so the city can be prepared … Continue reading

10/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Over 650 people killed in the UK heatwave and it doesn’t seem to be ending soon

Some Good News—About Natural Disasters, of All Things In his posthumously published book “Factfulness,” the Swedish statistician Hans Rosling describes a paradox: “The image of a dangerous world has never … Continue reading

09/08/2018 · Leave a comment

DARPA’s tiny robots to have a big impact on disaster relief

Bitcoin billionaire Brock Pierce wants to transform Puerto Rico into a crypto paradise Hurricane Maria was one of the worst natural disasters in US history, devastating the island of Puerto … Continue reading

08/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Scientists Have Found a Disturbing Link Between Suicide Rates And Climate Change

Crop failure and bankruptcy threaten farmers as drought grips Europe Farmers across northern and central Europe are facing crop failure and bankruptcy as one of the most intense regional droughts … Continue reading

07/08/2018 · Leave a comment

SPECIAL EDITON – Indonesia earthquake: death toll in Indonesia earthquake expected to rise

Lombok: Scores die as quake again hits Indonesian island At least 91 people are now known to have died after a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok. Hundreds … Continue reading

06/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Resilient people are not immune to stress but they can deal with it

Workplace mental health pushed to top of agenda Increasingly, business leaders are speaking out about how workplace mental health issues, such as anxiety, affect their lives, even when they appear … Continue reading

06/08/2018 · Leave a comment

2017 was one of three warmest years on record, international report confirms

The fall of the Maya civilization was bloody and worsened by a terrible drought During the fall of the Maya civilization over 1,000 years ago, kings were killed in public, … Continue reading

05/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Three Keys To Thriving In The Workplace

Kenny Chesney’s Love Note To Caribbean After Disaster: It’s About The Moving Forward Last year, Hurricane Irma blasted through the Caribbean, leveling schools, homes and businesses, and leaving people emotionally … Continue reading

04/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Why there’s a ring of natural disasters around the Pacific

  Nepal: 455 Dead, 72 Missing Due to Natural Disasters ]Kathmandu, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) Natural disasters in Nepal has killed at least 455 people and missed 72 in the … Continue reading

03/08/2018 · Leave a comment

“Greening” urban areas could improve our mental health

Monsoon flooding forces thousands to evacuate homes in Myanmar Some 50,000 people in Myanmar evacuated their homes after days of heavy monsoon rains left villages inundated and swept away bridges, … Continue reading

02/08/2018 · Leave a comment

What you need to know about the 17 wildfires across California

  Bursts of solar energy severed radio communication during 2017’s hurricane mayhem While three hurricanes swirled in the Caribbean and Atlantic Oceans on September 6, 2017, the sun blasted off … Continue reading

01/08/2018 · Leave a comment

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