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Monthly Archives: July, 2019

At least 20 people have died from Europe’s extreme heat. The Arctic caught on fire. This is what climate change looks like.

People don’t understand how disaster-relief money gets spent—and it makes them less likely to donate Over the last two years, the United States has experienced 30 natural disasters that have … Continue reading

31/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Mumbai rains: Is India’s weather becoming more extreme?

What Does Massive Flooding in the Midwest Mean for Wildlife? The Midwest has been experiencing historic flooding since March, and while some wildlife is benefiting from the extra water, other … Continue reading

30/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Climate change will soon create ‘superfires’ across Europe

Small Towns Fear They Are Unprepared For Future Climate-Driven Flooding It technically began last fall when Hurricane Florence swelled the Ohio River, but really it was all the unnamed storms … Continue reading

29/07/2019 · Leave a comment

US$768m needed for Cyclone Idai repairs

US$768m needed for Cyclone Idai repairs The country requires up to US$768 million to restore infrastructure destroyed by Cyclone Idai, which slammed mainly Chimanimani and Chipinge districts in Manicaland. This … Continue reading

28/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Bill Would Require Wireless Companies to Upgrade for Disasters

A quick look at business insurance for natural disasters With earthquakes in California and Hurricane Barry striking states along the Gulf of Mexico and in the Midwest, small business owners … Continue reading

27/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Will India’s idea on disaster management gain global support?

  Egypt to set up insurance pool for natural disasters The Insurance Federation of Egypt (IFE) has announced that the country is planning to launch a new insurance pool within … Continue reading

26/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Fukushima beach reopens for first time since 2011 nuclear disaster

Hurricane disasters associated with poorer outcomes for radiotherapy patients Lung cancer patients who had a hurricane disaster declared during radiotherapy had worse overall survival than those who completed treatment in … Continue reading

25/07/2019 · Leave a comment

How IT pros are building resilience against email security threats

Fujitsu launches Canberra Cyber Resilience Centre Fujitsu says the CRC next-generation Security Operations Centre provides a centralised model for the management of new core Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) offerings and the continuous … Continue reading

24/07/2019 · Leave a comment

As Cost of Natural Disasters Increase, New Report Maps Central Role for Corporate Philanthropy

As Cost of Natural Disasters Increase, New Report Maps Central Role for Corporate Philanthropy NEW YORK, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Catastrophic flooding in the Midwest. Millions of acres consumed … Continue reading

23/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Climate change: Debate on resilience for cities

Does God cause natural disasters? In one camp, theologians believe God created the world and set things in motion but is not active in the day-to-day realities of life on … Continue reading

22/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Is resilience the key to being a successful entrepreneur?

A 45-Day Storm Turned California Into a 300-Mile-Long Sea, And It Could Happen Again A massive 19th century storm in the pacific United States opened up a 300-mile-long (480-km-long) sea … Continue reading

21/07/2019 · Leave a comment

How to be resilient when times get tough

  Resilience What is resilience? It means being able to cope with situations in spite of setbacks or barriers. Essentially, resilience refers to our ability to recover from adversity. We … Continue reading

20/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

  Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh The poor Indian states of Assam and Bihar have been among the worst hit. Some 4.3 million … Continue reading

19/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Yoga & Stress Resilience

Yoga & Stress Resilience World Health Organisation has termed ‘burnout’ as an outcome of excessive workplace stress, but the fact is that burnout-like symptoms can be found in persons having … Continue reading

18/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Despite Funding Loss, Cities Vow to Continue Resilience Push

Paradise, California and the impossible choice between climate fight and flight On the morning of November 8, 2018, clouds of black smoke rose above the community of Paradise, California, raining … Continue reading

17/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Five Books To Get Ahead: Building Resilience

Health Warning: If Your Workplace Lacks This 1 Thing, Quit ASAP Almost exactly two years ago, I had open heart surgery. They sawed my rib cage open, peeled it back, … Continue reading

16/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Solar power is helping survivors of Cyclone Idai recover faster

High-tide flooding is only going to get worse, NOAA says Coastal communities across the United States saw an uptick in flooding from high tides last year — and it’s not … Continue reading

15/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Beyond Katrina: Other Recent Louisiana Landfalls with High-Impact Storm-Surge Flooding

Climate change could intensify DC floods, but engineering can help It was a rough morning commute for many on Monday, July 8, in Washington, DC. Severe flooding ensued after four … Continue reading

14/07/2019 · Leave a comment

The Case For Building Resilience Through Conscious Leadership

Self-care needs more prominence in the workplace to build mental health resilience in staff Put simply, ‘self-care’ is the ability to engage in activities and habits that deliberately maintain or … Continue reading

13/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane-resistant home built from more than 600,000 plastic bottles

  Green Climate Fund pours $18.6 million towards water resilience in the Marshall Islands At its 23rd Board Meeting the global Green Climate Fund has today approved US$18.6 million in … Continue reading

12/07/2019 · Leave a comment

It takes years to fully recover from big storms like Sandy

It takes years to fully recover from big storms like Sandy The 2012 hurricane widely known as Superstorm Sandy left at least an estimated 325,000 New Jersey homes damaged or … Continue reading

11/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Lyft reveals how it intends to help in the event of a major disaster

Disaster victims often fall prey to scams Wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes and hurricanes. These unpredictable forces of nature can be devastating to those living in affected areas. Even those not directly … Continue reading

10/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Disaster resilience must be a way of life

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Climate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is … Continue reading

09/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Does your home insurance cover erratic Aussie weather?

Adequate insurance key to recovery in the event of environmental disasters The Fort McMurray wildfire in May 2016 destroyed almost 2,600 homes and resulted in many tales of hardship but … Continue reading

08/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Abandon All Hope: Moving Toward an Existentialist Environmentalism

Aussie psychology conference aims to strengthen communities in wake of disasters In an age of worsening natural disasters, climate change and the brutal shock of recurring terrorist attacks, now more … Continue reading

07/07/2019 · Leave a comment

How Extreme Heat Overwhelms Your Body and Becomes Deadly

One year after deadly flooding in western Japan, disaster resonates for vulnerable areas of Tokyo Edogawa Ward didn’t mince words when it updated its hazard map in May for the … Continue reading

06/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Why California’s Droughts Killed More Than 100 Million Resilient Trees

WWF warns of worsening ‘superfires’ across Europe Global conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) warned on Thursday of the risks from new faster-spreading “superfires” in the wake of heatwaves and … Continue reading

06/07/2019 · Leave a comment

The resilience of the children of Bihar

Building Resilience in Developing Countries Vulnerable to Large Natural Disasters The paper views disaster risk management through the lens of a three-pillar strategy for building structural, financial, and post-disaster resilience. … Continue reading

04/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Preparing refugee populations for the coming monsoon season

  Preparing refugee populations for the coming monsoon season With the monsoon season just around the corner, 700,000 Rohingya refugees brace themselves for cyclonic winds, never ending rain and deadly … Continue reading

03/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Workplace burnout can no longer be ignored by leaders

What rowing across the Atlantic can teach you about navigating the working world Toby Gould was both excited and petrified on the morning of December 12, 2018. He and the … Continue reading

02/07/2019 · Leave a comment

Emotional resilience: How to boost it with 10 research-backed secrets

Resilience: A critical protective factor in life Life today takes a toll on our emotional, psychological, and physical well-being. People do not have the mental framework to adequately meet the … Continue reading

01/07/2019 · Leave a comment

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