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Monthly Archives: March, 2019

Fukushima contaminants found as far north as Alaska’s Bering Strait

Hurricane Maria inflicted tree damage unprecedented in modern times A new study finds that the storm killed or severely damaged up to 40 million trees in Puerto Rico; suggests future … Continue reading

31/03/2019 · Leave a comment

In Mozambique, parents yearn for children torn away by cyclone

Cholera cases jump to 138 in Mozambique’s Beira after cyclone The number of confirmed cases of cholera in the cyclone-hit Mozambican port city of Beira jumped from five to 138 … Continue reading

30/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Historic, widespread flooding will continue through May, NOAA says

Hurricane Maria Devastated Puerto Rico’s Forests at an Unprecedented Rate When Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico in September of 2017, it leveled buildings, flooded streets, and wiped out power … Continue reading

29/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Abandoning Dogs During A Hurricane Could Be Illegal If This Florida Bill Becomes Law

Effects of Hurricane Harvey still being felt by professional fishing guides The Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce admits Hurricane Harvey had a significant impact on the area’s tourism industry. Many residents … Continue reading

28/03/2019 · Leave a comment

5 key behaviours to make yourself resilient to stress

5 Ways to Leave Your Work Stress at Work Firaz was recently appointed CEO of a $1 billion company where he had held various roles over the past nine years. … Continue reading

27/03/2019 · Leave a comment

One of the Worst Earthquakes in Korea’s History Was Caused by Humans

Puerto Rico Power Fully Restored 18 Months After Hurricane Maria Wiped Out the Grid Eighteen months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico’s electrical grid, customers on an island off the … Continue reading

26/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Hack Brief: FEMA Leaked the Data of 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors

Your insurance premium is about to rise like the sea levels Climate change means disasters are becoming the norm. In New York, Superstorm Sandy racked up an estimated $50 billion … Continue reading

25/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Remember Harvey? Houston remains unprepared for the next big flood.

Factbox: Cyclone Idai’s heavy toll – 732 dead, hundreds of thousands displaced Rescue workers are rushing to help hundreds of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai battered the Mozambican port … Continue reading

24/03/2019 · Leave a comment

SPECIAL: Natural Disasters in Africa

Cyclone Idai ‘might be southern hemisphere’s worst such disaster’ The devastating cyclone that hit south-eastern Africa may be the worst ever disaster to strike the southern hemisphere, according to the … Continue reading

23/03/2019 · Leave a comment

How to Turn Grief into a Strength

How to Survive and Thrive in a Stressful Toxic Work Environment My first job out of college was as a financial advisor at a large international brokerage. On my first … Continue reading

22/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Nebraska flooding shows (again) how extreme weather can threaten national security

In Her Words: Samaris Pagán on Hurricane Maria Twenty days had passed and I felt myself going a bit crazy. Not because I’d been living in complete darkness with zero … Continue reading

21/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Water resilience

‘Era of disasters’ poses challenge for governments Experts are urging governments to act swiftly in response to the growing threat of coastal inundation to prevent damage in excess of $7 … Continue reading

20/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Two People Died After Record-Breaking Winter Floods In The Midwest

Massive Flooding Follows In Bomb Cyclone’s Wake, With Nebraska Floods Possibly Worst In 50 Years Historic flooding has followed in the wake of the “bomb cyclone” that rammed into the … Continue reading

19/03/2019 · Leave a comment

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to ash, air pollution researcher Keith Bein knew he had to act fast: … Continue reading

18/03/2019 · Leave a comment

El Niño Conditions Strengthen, Could Last Through Summer

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to ash, air pollution researcher Keith Bein knew he had to act fast: … Continue reading

17/03/2019 · Leave a comment

4 Aspects of a Resilient Mindset

The resilience report: Five ways to turn your stress into your success Stress. We all know how it feels, whether it’s triggered by a deadline looming just before that performance … Continue reading

16/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Eleven dead as Brazil’s largest city flooded

The Central U.S. Is About To Get Hit With A Bomb Cyclone The country’s midsection is about to be hit by a rare, potentially record setting bomb cyclone that will … Continue reading

15/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Death toll from Malawi flooding rises to 28, almost 227,000 people affected

What effect can Brexit have on organisational resilience? It is a subject matter that can motivate huge passion and complete apathy in equal measure. We currently have clients to whom … Continue reading

14/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Eight years after Fukushima, what has made evacuees come home?

California’s 2018 Was the Worst Ever Recorded for Wildfires California’s 2018 is officially the worst year for wildfires in recorded state history, the Los Angeles Times reported on Saturday, citing … Continue reading

13/03/2019 · Leave a comment

California’s Wildfires Burn Through America’s Climate Illusions

Singapore proposes new security guidelines to beef up financial resilience Singapore is looking to introduce changes to existing guidelines on technology risk and business continuity management that will require financial … Continue reading

12/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Preparing people for peril

Wildfire catastrophe models need improvement: Reinsurer The world’s second-largest reinsurer is looking for partners in the artificial intelligence space to help the reinsurer get a better idea of how much … Continue reading

11/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Australia needs a national plan to face the growing threat of climate disasters

NPR investigation finds FEMA aid favors the rich and white Who gets public money after natural disasters — and who doesn’t? A new NPR investigation and analysis of previously unreleased … Continue reading

10/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Here Is What Happened the Last Time the Yellowstone Volcano Erupted: Researchers

How UNOSAT Rapid Mapping Service Contributed to Humanitarian Response to Natural Disasters in 2018 The UNOSAT Rapid Mapping Service has been supporting the humanitarian community with satellite imagery analysis for … Continue reading

09/03/2019 · Leave a comment

How to deal with work-related stress

Preparing for the Era of Disasters We are entering a new era in the security of Australia, not because of terrorism, the rise of China or even the cybersecurity threat, … Continue reading

08/03/2019 · Leave a comment

When Wildfires Strike: Living with High-Risk Fire Zones

The Deadly US ‘Tornado Outbreak’ Has Confirmed One of Scientists’ Biggest Fears Yesterday, over the course of a single afternoon, Lee County, Alabama, was ravaged by back-to-back tornadoes. The one-two … Continue reading

07/03/2019 · Leave a comment

California’s Wildfires Burn Through America’s Climate Illusions

Indonesia builds a resilient “living shoreline” The Demak District on Indonesia’s most populous island of Java is four years into a five-year plan to restore its disappearing and degraded shoreline. … Continue reading

06/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Disaster Preparedness: How ready are the banks?

Disaster Preparedness: How ready are the banks? THE PHILIPPINES is among the most vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters and climate change. Last year saw 24 tropical depressions, 20 … Continue reading

05/03/2019 · Leave a comment

Building resilience in the face of disaster

  Thousands Evacuated in Northern California Ahead of Worst Flooding in More Than 20 Years Around 4,000 people were ordered to evacuate from a town about 60 miles north of … Continue reading

04/03/2019 · Leave a comment

5 effective ways to overcome setbacks in life

Trauma: 9 Things We Fail To Understand What comes to your mind when you hear the word trauma? Do you think of physical or psychological trauma? Do you have preconceived … Continue reading

03/03/2019 · Leave a comment

The results are in, and January was one of the warmest in all of recorded history

  After Earthquakes and Volcanoes, Chile Is Threatened by New Natural Disaster Chile, scene of the world’s largest-ever earthquake and some of its most active volcanoes, is learning to live … Continue reading

02/03/2019 · Leave a comment

The Northern Hemisphere Just Experienced Its First-Ever Category 5 Cyclone in February

‘Ice tsunami’ crashes onto northern lake shores. Here’s why. Winter is coming to towns along the shores of the Great Lakes—literally, as walls of ice have risen from the lakes … Continue reading

01/03/2019 · Leave a comment

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