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Monthly Archives: December, 2018

New Evidence Shows Tornadoes Don’t Form The Way Scientists Have Always Thought

Casey bill offers more resources for disabled, older Americans during natural disasters The first response when natural disasters like hurricanes or wildfires strike is for everyone to evacuate the area.  … Continue reading

19/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Fijian village, a model for climate resilience

Fijian village, a model for climate resilience The successful relocation of Tukuraki, a Fijian village in the highlands of Ba, Viti Levu, from a disaster prone site to a new … Continue reading

18/12/2018 · Leave a comment

How Big Data Can Help in Disaster Response

Tips for Managing Employees in the Event of a Natural Disaster From wildfires to floods and hurricanes, natural disasters are becoming all too common. “There’s quite a few factors to … Continue reading

17/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters set records around the world in 2018. These were some of the worst.

How we prepare for Australia’s natural disaster season We know that staying connected is especially crucial during times of crisis. Natural disasters like fires, cyclones and floods can damage our … Continue reading

16/12/2018 · Leave a comment

More Floods and More Droughts: Climate Change Delivers Both

Researchers identify factors that influence how effectively food suppliers can respond to disasters Food systems face growing threats as extreme weather events become more common and more extreme due to … Continue reading

15/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Media coverage of disasters can have lasting effects on children’s mental health

Satellite Emergency Relief Warehouses Being Established Satellite warehouses are being established in key locations throughout the Territory as the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) continues to enhance community resilience. The … Continue reading

14/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Climate Extremes: the New Norm

How to Limit Nature’s Impact on the Supply Chain These are just a few examples of the types of natural disasters the world has experienced in the last 12 months. … Continue reading

13/12/2018 · Leave a comment

2019 may be the hottest year yet—here’s why

Officers Urged To Take Steps To Tackle Disasters The workshop was attended by Dr Muzaffar Ahmed Former Member National Disaster Management Authority and various Heads of Departments, including Director Social … Continue reading

12/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Man Cave producing ‘significant shift’ in boys’ emotional strength

Adhd or Dyslexia? Resilient Parents. Resilient Children This book is written with all my love to share what I, from my own experience, have had to live as a mother, … Continue reading

11/12/2018 · Leave a comment

5 natural disasters that devastated the US in 2018

Dog That Survived California Fire Found Waiting at Home a Month Later A dog that survived the massive Camp Fire in California was found waiting at home by his owners … Continue reading

10/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Building Disaster Resilient Countries/Cities Through Open Spatial Data and Exposure Analysis.

Puerto Rico puts Hurricane Maria — and the bulk of the recovery — behind it Hurricane Maria did a job on El San Juan Hotel, the storied property in Puerto … Continue reading

09/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Natural disasters become social, political disasters

AIG says natural disasters could cost it $800m in Q4 AIG chief executive Brian Duperreault said that a series of natural disasters in the fourth quarter of the year would … Continue reading

08/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Dissecting a hurricane: What makes a superstorm?

Florida’s 2018 hurricane season will be remembered for Hurricane Michael For the third consecutive year, after a decade reprieve, Florida in 2018 was tested by the force of a massive … Continue reading

07/12/2018 · Leave a comment

How to Design Semi-Permanent Structures

How to Design Semi-Permanent Structures Natural disasters continue to leave thousands of people homeless every year, forcing them to seek refuge without any alternatives. On many occasions, cities cannot cope … Continue reading

06/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Scientist to discuss how we can adapt — and improve our survival — to future natural disasters

  Camp Fire survivor faces second natural disaster in one month Heavy rain Thursday led to flooding and muddy conditions on Centerville Road in Chico, leaving behind even more damage … Continue reading

05/12/2018 · Leave a comment

11 Ways To Maintain Your Resilience While Travelling For Business

Cyber Resilience a Top Concern for Financial Firms The majority of financial firms rank cyber-resilience as their top concern, with people, visibility and third-party risk key challenges, according to the … Continue reading

04/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Alarming report lists Australia in the top 10 for the world’s most devastating natural disasters – causing $38billion worth of damage

Climate report finds natural disasters are getting worse; where will they hit hardest? There have been about 11 natural disaster in the U.S. this year, each costing more than $1 … Continue reading

03/12/2018 · Leave a comment

U.N. Scientists: El Niño Likely to Develop in Next Three Months

How Satellites and Big Data Are Predicting the Behavior of Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters Hurricane Harvey, for example, unexpectedly flooded large parts of Houston despite abating wind speeds. That … Continue reading

02/12/2018 · Leave a comment

Why Do Older Adults Always Pay The Highest Price In A Disaster?

More than 100 bushfires burn across Queensland An emergency warning has been issued for a bushfire burning in the Mackay region on the Queensland coast with expectations the blaze will … Continue reading

01/12/2018 · Leave a comment

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