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Monthly Archives: January, 2019

Determine Your Business’ Resilience to Climate Change

U.S. Suffers Seventh-Highest Disaster Death Toll in World in 2018 Extreme weather events including droughts and wildfires accounted for most of the natural hazards that affected more than 60 million … Continue reading

31/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Puerto Ricans Concerned That $20 Billion Recovery Plan Is ‘Not For The People’

  Tasmania Is Burning Up And Things Could Get Worse This Week Australia’s blistering heat wave began in December and has only intensified since then. So far the country has … Continue reading

30/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Global Natural Catastrophe Report 2019

  “Do One Thing” to prepare for the next big disaster Medford, Ore — While the threat of natural disaster exists all the time, emergency preparedness is often on the … Continue reading

29/01/2019 · Leave a comment

How Australia’s Deadliest Fires Made Thousands of Students Fall Behind

  After Hurricane Harvey, Texas senator eyes using state’s savings for flood control Before the next Hurricane Harvey strikes, and thousands of homes are damaged or destroyed, some Texas lawmakers … Continue reading

28/01/2019 · Leave a comment

As environmental catastrophe unfolds, we need architecture that is more than just green

Puerto Rico received lopsided hurricane disaster aid compared to Texas and Florida, study says In 2017, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria hit the United States in August and September. The … Continue reading

27/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Shocking pictures reveal Australia heatwave tragedy

Integrated Coastal Community Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction in Demak, Central Java In Demak, Central Java, natural forces exacerbated by human activities have escalated coastal erosion to the point of … Continue reading

26/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters Worsen Inequality

Business leaders waking up to extreme risks posed by climate change The World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2019 shines a light on a topic that Zurich has been calling … Continue reading

25/01/2019 · Leave a comment

World Bank to double climate adaptation & resilience financing

World Bank to double climate adaptation & resilience financing The World Bank Group will double its financing of climate change adaptation and resilience related projects, with one area of focus … Continue reading

24/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Five Resilience Trends to Watch in 2019

Business continuity trends and challenges 2019: survey results The survey asked respondents: ‘What level of changes do you expect to see in the way your organization manages business continuity during … Continue reading

23/01/2019 · Leave a comment

The Top Global Risks in 2019

US homes facing increased risk from natural hazards Natural hazards have been elevated over the past three years according to a report from CoreLogic, increasing risk for homeowners and their … Continue reading

22/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Talking about natural disasters could prepare you for the worst, researcher says

  The US won’t be prepared for the next natural disaster How prepared is the United States for the inevitable next disaster? Hurricane Florence killed 50 and caused $22bn in … Continue reading

21/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Satellites Reveal Flooding on Earth

No. 1 US Utility PG&E Prepares Bankruptcy Filing After California Wildfires PG&E Corp., owner of the biggest U.S. power utility by customers, said on Jan. 14 it is preparing to … Continue reading

20/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Expect the unexpected – resilience in practice

Hope and resilience rise from depth of tragedy Shock, fear and grief pierced our hearts this past Tuesday, January 15, 2019, commensurate with the cowardly terrorist attacks against innocent people … Continue reading

19/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Investing in Forest Health

Investing in Forest Health As the wildfire dubbed “Camp Fire” scorched Northern California’s Butte County last fall, creating tragedy in the town of Paradise and canceling school throughout the San … Continue reading

18/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Climate change spells disaster for small businesses in southern Africa

New Community Resilience Benchmarks Focus on Building Stock The International Code Council (ICC) and the Alliance for National and Community Resilience (ANCR) released a pilot document laying out their community … Continue reading

17/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Hyundai designs 4-legged walking car that could help during natural disasters

How technology advances natural disaster response Natural disasters seem to be occurring more frequently in recent years and create a backlog for property and casualty insurers who want to ensure … Continue reading

16/01/2019 · Leave a comment

In Case Of Emergency, Self-Drive

Insurers hit: Climate change wreaking havoc on insurance industry It may get increasingly impossible to recover from the damage inflicted by anthropogenic climate change. Insurers have been researching what climate … Continue reading

15/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Heartbreaking & Devastating Camp Fire Was World’s Costliest Catastrophe of 2018

Over 600 flee as flooding, landslides hit Southern Mindanao Hundreds fled their homes as several villages in Southern Mindanao were flooded due to moderate to heavy rains dumped by the … Continue reading

14/01/2019 · Leave a comment

How do you teach children to be resilient? Ask a limbless veteran

  Here’s why Amazon would buy an obscure Israeli company that specializes in disaster recovery Resilience means having a good plan to recover lost data. This requires backing up tons … Continue reading

13/01/2019 · Leave a comment

How resilience underpins employee wellbeing

The Gift of Resilience Resilience is a superpower. Some people are born with resiliency, many more aspire to it, and the grateful and fiercely resolute actually achieve it. Resilience draws … Continue reading

12/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Australia’s 2018 in weather: drought, heat and fire

More rain due to climate change might not mean more water resources As the impacts of climate change continued to intensify this year, much of the country experienced record levels … Continue reading

11/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Resilient Kids Come From Parents Who Do These 8 Things

How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation I couldn’t figure out why small, straightforward tasks on my to-do list felt so impossible. The answer is both more complex and far simpler … Continue reading

10/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Can architecture save people from disaster?

Tsunami hazard and its challenges for preparedness Three major disasters in 2018 taught some painful lessons about the challenges of tsunami preparedness and early warning in Indonesia. In August, a … Continue reading

09/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Disaster agency predicts at least 2,500 natural disasters will hit Indonesia in 2019

Community Resiliency Efforts after Hurricane Michael Hurricane Michael struck the Florida panhandle this past October, devastating Panama City and other local communities. More than 200 911 emergency calls were recorded … Continue reading

08/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Landslide tsunami lessons from Anak Krakatau

100 years of upheaval and resilience through the eyes of Syrian artists Abo Gabi looks away from the camera as he tells the story of how he came to be … Continue reading

07/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Why Team Resilience Is The New Employee Engagement

Sue Lister calls for show of Resilience in International Women’s Week “Everything is changing so fast and every day seems crammed with new choices and challenges, crises and opportunities. Yet … Continue reading

06/01/2019 · Leave a comment

How climate change caused the world’s first ever empire to collapse

So. Carolina officers transporting patients who drowned in Hurricane Florence to be charged Charges are expected Friday against two South Carolina law enforcement officers that were transporting two mental patients … Continue reading

05/01/2019 · Leave a comment

ASEAN countries to establish disaster risk insurance facility

Seasonal traditions maintained in disaster-affected communities This past year we have witnessed many U.S. communities get turned upside down, even destroyed, by significant weather events. We have also witnessed significant … Continue reading

04/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Year in Review 2018: Whose Resilient Future?

Study finds Tropical Cyclone Winston damaged fisheries as well as homes in Fiji A newly published study by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) has found that impacts of Tropical Cyclone Winston … Continue reading

03/01/2019 · Leave a comment

Building Resilience

Fourteen years on – what did we learn from the Boxing Day tsunami? As the death toll from the latest Indonesian tsunami hits 400 and rescuers desperately search through rubble … Continue reading

02/01/2019 · Leave a comment

The cost of natural disasters this year: $220 billion

Deadly tsunami raises questions: Are we ready for disaster? As Indonesia reels from the carnage of yet another natural disaster, authorities around the globe are working on how they can … Continue reading

01/01/2019 · Leave a comment

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