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Monthly Archives: September, 2018

Science and politics of disaster death tolls

In photos: Astronaut sees powerful Super Typhoon Trami aimed at Japan Super Typhoon Trami, which as of Tuesday afternoon was the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane, is projected to … Continue reading

30/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Tsunami kills hundreds in Indonesia’s Sulawesi after earthquake

A Powerful Tsunami Swept Away Homes In Indonesia, Killing Hundreds Of People A powerful earthquake struck the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia Friday, triggering a 10-foot tsunami that swept away … Continue reading

29/09/2018 · Leave a comment

14 Ways To Stay Productive At Work When You’re Dealing With A Personal Crisis

How Irish businesses combat workplace stress Irish workers have been revealed to be among the most stressed in the EU. A recent Europe-wide survey conducted by the European Agency for … Continue reading

29/09/2018 · Leave a comment

In photos: Hurricane Florence’s floods as seen from space

North Carolina Woman Arrested for Saving Animals During Hurricane Florence A North Carolina woman has been arrested for taking in dozens of animals whose owners fled ahead of Hurricane Florence. … Continue reading

28/09/2018 · Leave a comment

When disaster hits, solar power beats coal

Charlotte Shows How to Beat Flooding When the remnants of Hurricane Florence settled over Charlotte during the weekend of Sept. 15, drenching the flood-prone city with a near-record amount of … Continue reading

27/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Florence Brought North Carolina an Environmental Disaster

Flooding continues in the Carolinas in Florence’s wake About 6,000 to 8,000 people in Georgetown County, S.C., were alerted to be prepared to evacuate potential flood zones ahead of a … Continue reading

26/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Maria put a disproportionate burden on women

Africa city leaders promote inclusive resilience City leaders in Africa have shared some of the successes of inclusive disaster risk reduction strategies, particularly focusing on community engagement and action at … Continue reading

25/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Opinion | The role of gender in reconstruction efforts

Hurricane Maria was a manmade disaster. Hundreds of families told us what really happened Thousands of people were killed by Hurricane Maria. But the Puerto Rican government has only publicly … Continue reading

25/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Following Florence, lessons from Harvey in recovery and resilience

Something Unexpected And Weird Is Happening Beneath California’s Deadliest Faults The detection of strange, unpredicted behaviour deep below the surface near the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults suggests scientists … Continue reading

24/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Submerged by Florence, North Carolina’s Rural Towns Fight for Attention

The health dangers don’t stop with a hurricane’s churning. They can get worse In coming weeks, long after Hurricane Florence’s winds and rains have faded, its aftermath will still pose … Continue reading

23/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Seven reasons to embrace nature-based disaster risk reduction

Building a Resilient City Is a Continual Process Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers says there’s an upside to the fact that his city has been ground zero for a string … Continue reading

22/09/2018 · Leave a comment

How to prepare for a hurricane: Safety tips for before, during and after

  Chile and the Philippines: Cooperation in natural disasters The recent earthquake in the island of Lombok in Indonesia, with its toll of casualties and material destruction along with the … Continue reading

21/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Steps seniors can take to prepare for natural disasters

Natural Disasters 2017 In 2017, 335 natural disasters affected over 95.6 million people, killing an additional 9,697 and costing a total of US $335 billion. This burden was not shared … Continue reading

20/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Counting the cost of Japan’s natural disasters

Counting the cost of Japan’s natural disasters A strong earthquake that struck Hokkaido on Thursday was the latest in a series of costly natural disasters to hit Japan in 2018, … Continue reading

19/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Don’t wait until it’s too late: 5 expert tips for getting your finances in order before a natural disaster strikes

FEMA Deployed Thousands of Underqualified Staffers to Respond to Disasters in 2017 The Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent historic amounts of resources and time in Puerto Rico following Hurricane … Continue reading

18/09/2018 · Leave a comment

12 things everyone should have at home in case of a natural disaster

‘Augmented reality’ tools to help health care workers save lives in war zones, natural disasters, rural areas   Purdue University researchers have developed a unique approach that allows experienced surgeons … Continue reading

17/09/2018 · Leave a comment

How Natural Disasters Widen the Wealth Gap Between Minority and White Communities

How Natural Disasters Widen the Wealth Gap Between Minority and White Communities Wealth inequality dramatically increases between white communities and communities of color in the U.S. following a natural disaster, … Continue reading

15/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Four Ways to Succeed as a New Employee by Developing Resiliency

Privacy Management Goal: Resilience or Maturity Resilience is the ability to adapt and recover from catastrophes, hazards or mishaps, whereby one usually learns how to mitigate, if not eliminate, the … Continue reading

14/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Key to lifelong good mental health – learn resilience in childhood

Change Is The New Normal. How Will You Handle It? How has your business changed in the last year? Moving HR and IT to the cloud? Did you migrate products … Continue reading

13/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Better mental health support needed for men!

Better mental health support needed for men! Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50 in the UK! Men working in construction in England are up to three times … Continue reading

12/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Are Homeowners Prepared for Disaster?

Assam Floods: Natural Disaster or Man-made Mayhem? News of China’s Tsang Po reaching its highest levels have put the Northeastern states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh on alert. The Siang … Continue reading

11/09/2018 · Leave a comment

What we can learn from Japan’s Disaster Prevention Day

Red Cross Arctic Disaster Management Study This study focuses on the Red Cross emergency response capabilities, including human resources, equipment, logistics, databases and alerting systems, training and capacity building, cooperation … Continue reading

10/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Florence Is the Atlantic’s First Major Hurricane

Design Thinking Is Fundamentally Conservative and Preserves the Status Quo After Hurricane Sandy caused more than $60 billions of damages in the New York region, the Obama administration launched the … Continue reading

09/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Bahamas Just 17% Ready For Disaster

  Resilience and mental health workshop for young Tasmanians Rural Youth Tasmania has partnered with Headspace and Rural Alive & Well on a workshop to help young Tasmanians build resilience … Continue reading

09/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Conquer Burnout With These 5 Ways to Cultivate Perseverance in Your Employees

Conquer Burnout With These 5 Ways to Cultivate Perseverance in Your Employees Despite all of their fame, fast-paced working styles and incredible perks, tech companies are struggling to keep employees … Continue reading

08/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Federal officials warn public to be wary of disaster fraud

‘Rope in psychologists during disaster relief operations’ The service of psychologists should be utilised during national calamities to deal with post-traumatic stress among victims, said P. Kolandaivel, Vice-Chancellor, Periyar University. … Continue reading

07/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Japan Tells More Than a Million to Evacuate as the Strongest Typhoon in 25 Years Makes Landfall

Red Ready boosts disaster preparedness and response in Asia Pacific A new initiative announced on 1 September 2018 will boost the local disaster preparedness and response capacity of nine national … Continue reading

06/09/2018 · Leave a comment

A Year After Hurricane Harvey, Houston’s Poorest Neighborhoods Are Slowest to Recover

An hour outside Houston, how can ‘the forgotten city’ recover from Harvey? [Opinion] If we judge the well-being of a community by the resilience of its most vulnerable members, then … Continue reading

05/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Are you ready for the next disaster?

Look to Odisha for tackling disasters They went to the areas worst-hit by the devastating floods, rescued thousands from the swirling waters, delivered relief materials and came back, carrying with … Continue reading

04/09/2018 · Leave a comment

13 Things You Never Knew About Earthquakes

Post Quake Farming Group focuses on resilience Resilience means being prepared. The Post Quake Farming Group hosted the first in a series of ”future-ready farm business” workshops with resilience consultant … Continue reading

02/09/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters widen racial wealth gap: Study also finds FEMA aid increased inequality

  Natural disasters widen racial wealth gap: Study also finds FEMA aid increased inequality Damage caused by natural disasters and recovery efforts launched in their aftermaths have increased wealth inequality … Continue reading

01/09/2018 · Leave a comment

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