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Monthly Archives: June, 2019

Satellites to the rescue after natural disasters

Children create Superhero comic contest to fight against natural disasters Entries can be sent to the UNICEF Vietnam’s Communication Section in 304 Kim Ma Street in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi … Continue reading

30/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Meteorologists Warn of Potentially Devastating European Heatwave: ‘Hell Is Coming’

High Agility, Low Resilience Employees Have Higher Risk of Burnout, Depression, Anxiety and Absenteeism, Survey Reveals High agility in combination with high resilience is a key factor in preventing employee … Continue reading

29/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Some Disaster Prevention Spending Reaps Higher Rewards

Strengthening urban resilience to natural disasters Given the global warming problem, what will the world look like, say, in 100 years?  Recently, a group of researchers from the University of … Continue reading

28/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Why Chennai, India’s Sixth Biggest City, Has Run Out Of Water

Natural Disasters in 2018 In 2018, there were 315 natural disaster events recorded with 11,804 deaths, over 68 million people affected, and US$131.7 billion in economic losses across the world. … Continue reading

27/06/2019 · Leave a comment

$4.2 Trillion Can Be Saved by Investing in More Resilient Infrastructure

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger … Continue reading

26/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Musk: Human population to collapse in the next 30 years

New data confirm increased frequency of extreme weather events Globally, according to the new data, the number of floods and other hydrological events have quadrupled since 1980 and have doubled … Continue reading

25/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Displacement and resilience: Five women, five stories

Consider Pets When Preparing for a Natural Disaster The  National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) recommends that pet owners prepare now for the potential for catastrophic flooding and make sure … Continue reading

24/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Japan group launches website offering real-time predictions of disaster damage

  Brexit has already caused more damage to supply chains than natural disasters and cyber-attacks combined Uncertainty over Brexit is said to have already caused more disruption to supply chains … Continue reading

23/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Building organisational resilience for the future

  Illinois farmers give up on planting after floods, throw party instead Dozens of corn farmers and those who sell them seed, chemicals and equipment gathered on Thursday at the … Continue reading

22/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Create A Personal Resilience Plan: 3 Steps To Higher Performance And Happiness

How to Build Organizational Resilience Driven by exponential technological change and sociopolitical and economic uncertainty, the average lifespan of companies on the S&P Index is becoming shorter and more volatile. … Continue reading

21/06/2019 · Leave a comment

The 4 Principles of Self-Care Can Change Your Life

  How to use stress testing to increase resilience in a complex and uncertain world A resilient organization is one that can fulfil its strategic aims, such as economic growth, … Continue reading

20/06/2019 · Leave a comment

5 things that resilient teams do differently

What states can learn from Odisha in disaster preparedness and mitigation On May 3, Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc on the coastal areas of Odisha and West Bengal, before moving on … Continue reading

19/06/2019 · 1 Comment

Cloud computing girds governments against natural disaster threats, expert says

Innovation in Disaster Resilience: Southern California Resilience Initiative Announces Three New Projects The Southern California Resilience Initiative (SCRI), led by 100 Resilient Cities, is a one-year sequence of convenings, tactical … Continue reading

18/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Natural Disasters Cost $90.9 Billion In Losses in 2018

  Strengthening Montréal’s flood resilience through better water management Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by climate change. Reducing the … Continue reading

17/06/2019 · Leave a comment

6 Facets of Resilience

  Skills of the future are ‘empathy, teamwork and resilience’, says Matthew Taylor The author of the government’s official review of working practices has said every individual should have a … Continue reading

16/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Paying to Prevent Natural Disasters Pays Off

  How to be financially prepared for a natural disaster Why do people build or live in areas prone to natural disasters such as flood, hurricanes or wildland fires? This … Continue reading

15/06/2019 · Leave a comment

‘This is not a “what if” story’: Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century

  Sleep Issues Linked to PTSD in Haiti Earthquake Survivors Preliminary findings from a study of survivors of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti suggest that sleep issues related to the … Continue reading

14/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Steps needed to tackle ripple effects of natural disasters

Japan’s deadly heatwave would have been impossible without climate change Japan’s heatwave in July 2018 could not have happened without climate change. That is the unequivocal conclusion of a report … Continue reading

13/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Business resilience for micro, small and medium enterprises

Cyclones Idai and Kenneth: International partners pledge support for reconstruction and resilience building for Mozambique Beira, Mozambique – An international pledging conference in the central Mozambique city of Beira has … Continue reading

12/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane season has begun. Here’s a look at Atlantic storms since the 1850s

  Disturbed sleep linked to mental health problems in natural disaster survivors The researchers surveyed survivors two years after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Results show that 94% reported experiencing … Continue reading

11/06/2019 · Leave a comment

As climate change makes disasters worse, philanthropy needs to think long term

  Businesses Say They Are Climate Resilient – but Most Don’t Actually Have a Plan A majority of US business leaders – 59% – say their companies are climate resilient, … Continue reading

10/06/2019 · Leave a comment

What people want: building resilience and stability in conflict and crises

‘Hurricane clause’ in bonds helps countries struck by disaster Fifteen years ago Grenada suffered a devastating blow when Hurricane Ivan swept over the small Caribbean island. The storm tore down … Continue reading

09/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Resilience is the key quality in teams battling adversity, says new research

It’s Official: Burnout Is A Global Profit Vampire Last week, shortly after the World Health Organization (WHO) updated its definition of burnout, news organizations erroneously called it a “disease.” Experts … Continue reading

08/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Rock Art and Footprints Reveal How Ancient Humans Responded to Volcanic Eruption

Promoting women’s leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction and resilience The need for women’s leadership and gender-responsive Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and resilience-building were at the centre of the sessions recently … Continue reading

07/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Resiliency in the Workplace: How Being Your Vulnerable Self Leads to Growth

5 Signs That You Are Experiencing Burnout From A Job You Love – And How To Fix It A few years ago, I finally achieved my dream of being a … Continue reading

06/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Individual resilience: A Guide

‘So much land under so much water’: extreme flooding is drowning parts of the Midwest Even with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the … Continue reading

05/06/2019 · Leave a comment

How to be resilient

Workplace Burnout Is Officially an “Occupational Phenomenon”—Here’s What You Can Do About It Since first entering the cultural lexicon in the mid-1970s, burnout has rapidly become an everyday reality for … Continue reading

04/06/2019 · 2 Comments

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready

  Calculating the High Cost of Really Stormy Weather Storms in the Atlantic Ocean weren’t a major worry for the commodities markets in 2018, but this year’s hurricane season, which … Continue reading

03/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Trees, the ancient Macedonians, and the world’s first environmental disaster

Alphabet’s Loon is providing internet access to Peru’s earthquake victims Google parent company Alphabet is using internet balloons to provide data to Peru’s earthquake victims. Alphabet’s Loon, started in 2016, … Continue reading

02/06/2019 · Leave a comment

Record-Breaking Heat in Alaska Wreaks Havoc on Communities and Ecosystems

Here’s why the US has seen tornadoes, floods and extreme heat in the past few weeks If you feel like the weather has been out of control in much of … Continue reading

01/06/2019 · Leave a comment

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