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Monthly Archives: November, 2018

Why disaster relief is so hard

British summer temperatures could rise by five degrees over next 50 years, major report to warn British summers could become more than five degrees hotter on average over the next … Continue reading

30/11/2018 · Leave a comment

People Who Persist in Reaching Their Goals Have Mastered This 1 Thing

Book review: Ten Traits of Resilience: Achieving positivity and purpose in school leadership  If you’ve not encountered James Hilton before, he’s the author of Leading From the Edge, a raw … Continue reading

29/11/2018 · Leave a comment

How a dust storm can harm your health

Morocco’s new satellite aims to prevent and manage natural disasters Mohammed VI-B, a remote sensing Earth observation satellite, was put into orbit via Arianespace’s Vega launcher which lifted off from … Continue reading

28/11/2018 · Leave a comment

NASA’s Radar Expertise Is Helping California’s Woolsey Fire Recovery

Why California fires didn’t dominate cable news like hurricanes did If you lived anywhere near the California wildfires that took at least 81 lives this month and destroyed more than … Continue reading

27/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Wildfire Smoke Could Shorten Californian Lifespans

What would happen if a solar storm hit Earth? A violent storm on the Sun could cripple communications on Earth and cause huge economic damage, scientists have warned. Why are … Continue reading

26/11/2018 · Leave a comment

California wildfire smoke spreads to New York, 3,000 miles away

Houston’s Sprawl May Have Slowed Down Hurricane Harvey—and Made It Worse In the months after Hurricane Harvey pummeled East Texas, Houston asked itself a hard question: How much blame does … Continue reading

25/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Is your business prepared for disasters?

Fighting fires with “forest resilience” bonds The rocky Yuba River meanders in a remote corner of California. It’s here that insurers, environmentalists and venture capital firms are joining forces to … Continue reading

24/11/2018 · Leave a comment

In California wildfire aftermath, Israeli aid group rushes in

Floods And Droughts Cost Ghana $200 Million Every Year The Probabilistic Risk Profile of Ghana indicates that the country loses 200 million dollars every year due to floods and droughts. … Continue reading

23/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Using the ‘World Disasters Report’ for programming and advocacy

Using the ‘World Disasters Report’ for programming and advocacy Over the past decade, almost 4000 natural disasters have impacted 2 billion people costing $1.7 billion in damages. Two-thirds of those … Continue reading

22/11/2018 · Leave a comment

California wildfires: ‘If this town recovers, it will take years’

Climate Change Is Already Making Hurricanes Wetter, Study Confirms New research published in Nature Wednesday has confirmed that some of the most destructive hurricanes to pummel the U.S. in the … Continue reading

21/11/2018 · Leave a comment

The Media Barely Covered One of the Worst Storms to Hit U.S. Soil

The bitter lesson of the Californian fires California is burning, again. Dozens of peoples have been killed and thousands of buildings destroyed in several fires, the most destructive in the … Continue reading

20/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Kim Kardashian’s Private Firefighters Expose America’s Fault Lines

How humans are transforming the hurricanes of the future Climate change is already making devastating hurricanes wetter — and similar storms are likely to unleash more rain and faster winds … Continue reading

19/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Pets pose special problems in natural disasters

Forest Resilience Bond to help fund $4.6 million restoration project to mitigate wildfire risk in Tahoe National Forest his summer, California experienced its largest fire in state history—the latest disaster … Continue reading

18/11/2018 · Leave a comment

New 5-step guide to building your resilience

How Sleep and Self-Control Relate to Wasting Time at Work The research on time wasting at work is sparse, but Dutch colleagues from the University of Amsterdam, Wendelien van Eerde … Continue reading

17/11/2018 · Leave a comment

How Real-Time Information Can Assist Insurers During Natural Disasters

  Hurricane-Damaged Air Force Base Has an Opportunity to Rebuild for Resilience Rebuilding the hurricane-wrecked Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida will come with a massive price tag, but experts … Continue reading

16/11/2018 · Leave a comment

How incremental automation adds resilience to supply chain

Media firm to reward resilient brands at summit In recognition of businesses’ resilience and excellence despite the harsh operating business environment in the country, Awesome Brands Magazine, in conjunction with … Continue reading

15/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Michael is looking even more violent on closer scrutiny

Scale of California’s Deadly Camp Fire Shown in Satellite Photos As wildfires continue to burn in California, new satellite photos show the massive scale of the deadly Camp Fire that … Continue reading

14/11/2018 · Leave a comment

The Worst Is Yet to Come for California’s Wildfires

These Wind Patterns Explain Why California’s Wildfires Are So Bad In California three major fires—the Camp Fire in the north and Hill Fire and Woolsey Fire in the south—continue to … Continue reading

13/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Can Voting Make You More Resilient?

Can Voting Make You More Resilient? We don’t typically think of voting from a psychological perspective.  In fact, for most Americans it is something we don’t think about at all.  … Continue reading

12/11/2018 · Leave a comment

The Rhine, a Lifeline of Germany, Is Crippled by Drought

‘Life goes on’: Long road for super typhoon Yolanda survivors The Philippines’ catastrophic Super Typhoon Haiyan stole almost everything from Juvilyn Luana and Joel Aradana — their spouses, children and … Continue reading

11/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Tsunami: Is the Northern Territory’s coastline at risk of being hit by a devastating wave?

Yolanda: Post-disaster management innovations Uncoordinated response, a lack of equipment, and a lack of able personnel. These were among the challenges faced by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management … Continue reading

10/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Cooperation and information sharing key in disaster response, speakers tell Hiroshima workshop

Sustainable earthquake-resistant skyscraper crowned world’s best high-rise Following an international architecture competition hosted by Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), LBR&A Architectos’ Torre Reforma has been declared the winner of the International Highrise … Continue reading

09/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters Are Destroying a Lower Percentage of Humanity’s Stuff Since 1990

How An Earthquake In Japan Triggered An Algae Invasion In The Pacific Northwest In 2011, a colossal tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake slammed into the eastern shores … Continue reading

08/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Study: Culture strongly influences coping behaviours after natural disasters

Cyclone Sunday is back in 2018 to help Townsville residents prepare for natural disasters ahead of the wet season Cyclone Sunday is back in 2018 to help Townsville residents prepare … Continue reading

07/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Death toll rises to 29 in Italy’s historic storms, flooding

Building resilience of 8,250 students through tsunami simulation drills To reduce the loss of lives associated with tsunamis, five tsunami drills were conducted in five schools in Sri Lanka recently. … Continue reading

06/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Are Hurricanes Changing How We Talk?

Are Hurricanes Changing How We Talk? Linguists have figured out a lot about the many different regional dialects of American English. They know why Brooklynites say “cawfee,” for example, and … Continue reading

05/11/2018 · Leave a comment

Deadly weather may rise 50 percent from now to 2100

Hurricane Michael Was the Most Devastating Disaster Florida’s Farmers Have Seen in Decades Nearly three weeks after Hurricane Michael hit the Southeast, reports of its devastation continue to grow. The … Continue reading

04/11/2018 · Leave a comment

6 years later, Sandy a story of resilience

Ghana must move from coping with floods, to adapting for them Ghana has a serious flood problem. Over about 50 years, 4 million people have been affected by floods, resulting … Continue reading

03/11/2018 · Leave a comment

The Power Of Resiliency — And How To Prepare For The Coming Storms

Disaster-proofing Southeast Asia’s poor In a world with warmer atmospheric temperature, the already observed changes to the climate are expected to further worsen, resulting in increasingly more frequent and intense … Continue reading

02/11/2018 · Leave a comment

New Poll Shows Americans Hit By Extreme Weather Want The Media To Cover Climate Change

Venice Is 75% Under Water as Italy Confronts Widespread Flooding, Deadly Winds Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide Monday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under … Continue reading

01/11/2018 · Leave a comment

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