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Monthly Archives: April, 2019

Could Machine Learning Be the Key to Earthquake Prediction?

Resilience Hub teaches skills that build community and sustainable landscapes Using old tools, sustainability concepts and lots of volunteers, the Resilience Hub is remaking public and private landscapes all around … Continue reading

25/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Iran Floods Leave Its Regime Drowning in Domestic Criticism

Southern African countries won’t manage disasters unless they work together Cyclone Idai, which recently devastated Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, was one of the worst natural disasters to hit the southern … Continue reading

24/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Al Roker Writes About The Deadliest Flood In American History

  New data shows 4% drop in Puerto Rico population since Maria New Census Bureau data shows Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria — the … Continue reading

23/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Study: Natural Disasters Double Likelihood of Child Poverty

‘Natural disasters are shaped by social and economic inequality’ In the early hours of October 31, 1876, a devastating cyclone emanating from the Bay of Bengal drowned at least 0.21 … Continue reading

22/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Spring Memories of Why We Must Protect Wetlands and Streams

  Caribbean countries and the United States launch the US-Caribbean Resilience Partnership At a recent meeting of ministers and disaster management officials from the United States and 18 Caribbean countries … Continue reading

21/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Resilience in the Age of Anxiety

  The Therapeutic Power of Laughing at Yourself I was what can only be described as a spaz during an interview. (I somehow got a second chance.)  I broke up … Continue reading

20/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Climate Change Was The Engine That Powered Hurricane Maria’s Devastating Rains

What It Looks Like In Mozambique As Recovery Continues A Month After Cyclone Idai Hit Just over one month ago, Cyclone Idai barreled into southeastern Africa with high winds and … Continue reading

19/04/2019 · Leave a comment

7 tips for parents to help children cope with trauma from natural disasters

Value of green buildings touted at conference in St. Paul Mahesh Ramanujam, chief executive of the U.S. Green Building Council, said he has wondered how many people really know what … Continue reading

18/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Cyclone Idai damage cost seen topping $2bn

Iran: Deadly floods highlight need for ‘natural disasters’ fund As Iranians continue to deal with the aftermath of deadly floods across the country and the government scrambles to provide relief, … Continue reading

17/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Resilience guide for universities

Improving railroad cyber-threat resilience Cyberattacks against critical infrastructure have been increasing dramatically and have been well-reported in the press. What has not been as widely noted is that the nature … Continue reading

16/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Living with natural disasters – how to change Indonesia’s culture of passive resignation

Preventing disaster from striking Australia’s economy The $3.9 billion emergency response fund announced in the Morrison government’s pre-election budget will resonate with the tens of thousands of Australians who, over … Continue reading

15/04/2019 · Leave a comment

How natural disasters can increase inequality

  Austin ties with Houston for most disaster-prone place to live in Texas Austin is tied with Houston for the most natural disaster-prone major metro area in the state of … Continue reading

14/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Mindfulness brings major benefits to leadership

Thousands of Children Who Survived Cyclone Idai Now Face Slavery and Forced Marriage Thousands of children who survived a cyclone in southeast Africa face fresh risks in its aftermath — … Continue reading

13/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Putting Nature to Work: Integrating Green and Grey Infrastructure for Water Security and Climate Resilience

Cyclone Idai shows why long-term disaster resilience is so crucial Cyclone Idai struck Beira, the fourth largest city in Mozambique, in mid-March with torrential rains and winds of more than … Continue reading

12/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Resilience: The Art of Failing Forward

A Guide to Habit Resilience I’ve coached thousands of people who want to change habits and I’ve found there’s a key difference between those who actually make changes and those … Continue reading

11/04/2019 · Leave a comment

10 easy things you can do for a mental recharge

An untranslatable Finnish word captures a vulnerability and perseverance we all share At some point in life, all of us get that unexpected call on a Tuesday afternoon that distorts … Continue reading

10/04/2019 · Leave a comment

4 things to know about California’s strange earthquake drought

Near Hiroshima, Japan eyes opportunities for innovations in recovery and resilience Last summer, for nearly two weeks, heavy rains battered southwestern Japan, from the hundreds of small, rocky islands off … Continue reading

09/04/2019 · Leave a comment

This Floating City Can Withstand Category 5 Hurricanes (And Climate Change)

Volcanic Eruptions And Hurricanes Are Weirdly Linked, And We May Have Worked Out How When it comes to the weather systems controlling rain and shine across the planet, nothing happens … Continue reading

08/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Why did the Rockefeller Foundation just unceremoniously end its successful resilience program?

Coral reefs save billions of dollars worldwide by preventing floods Coral reefs aren’t just pretty to look at: They also act as a natural flood protection barrier from powerful ocean … Continue reading

07/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Climate change is causing floods all over the world. Here’s what you can do to help

Rwanda tests its emergency response to natural disasters The Rwandan government has stepped up measures to reduce the effects of natural disasters in the country, Rwandan minister of emergency management … Continue reading

06/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Mozambique Cholera Cases Top 1,000 in Wake of Cyclone Idai

India’s Heat Season Arrives Early and Extreme It’s only March, and communities from Kerala to Gujarat are already battling extreme heat in India. Temperatures reached 41ºC (105ºF) in Surat along … Continue reading

05/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Community resilience is key to disaster recovery, but many are unprepared (Study)

Disaster preparedness ‘key to national survival’ ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said on Friday disaster preparedness was significant for national survival and prosperity, stressing the need … Continue reading

04/04/2019 · Leave a comment

The waters are rising, the floods are coming. What are we doing to save ourselves?

This is how our changing climate could increase the risk we face from hurricanes When tropical cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira, Mozambique on March 14, a spokesperson for the … Continue reading

03/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Need for employee resilience heightened in a time of constant change

White Coats Black Doctors: responding to adversity with resilience Queen’s Black Premedical Association (QBPA) organizes the event to provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to hear from physicians about their … Continue reading

02/04/2019 · Leave a comment

Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness [book]

5 ways to make your HR team more resilient to employment law challenges Resilience is a word becoming so frequently used in the workplace that it has almost lost its … Continue reading

01/04/2019 · Leave a comment

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