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Monthly Archives: September, 2019

Death toll in east Indonesia quake rises

Drought-hit Australian towns prepare for ‘unimaginable’ water crisis The little town of Guyra in eastern Australia lies next to a freshwater lagoon just half a day’s drive from Sydney, but … Continue reading

30/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Being prepared for disasters starts with learning from the past

  When a hurricane strikes, diseases know no borders It is critical to enhance the public health emergency preparedness of the Caribbean, a region that is vulnerable to natural disasters … Continue reading

29/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Typhoons and other disasters force Japan to rethink its city vs rural living plans for the future

  Worst Natural Disasters in the US in the Last 10 Years “Incidents of extreme weather are projected to increase as a result of climate change,” according to the National … Continue reading

28/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Prepping for natural disasters as a business

  Natural disasters spell trouble for housing, lending The growing frequency of natural disasters in Australia could ultimately result in a dent to the housing and the home-lending markets, according … Continue reading

27/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Australia’s beach lifestyle could be under threat from climate change, according to a new UN report

Weatherwatch: why slow-motion natural disasters don’t make the news Media interest in natural disasters concentrates on events such as hurricanes that happen over a short period in a specific area. … Continue reading

26/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Making the business case for hurricane protection

  Hurricane Dorian Left 1.5 Billion Pounds of Debris in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas Officials are grappling with how to deal with 1.5 billion pounds of debris left behind in Marsh … Continue reading

25/09/2019 · Leave a comment

When natural disaster strikes, men and women respond differently

  Beyond ‘business as usual’. Addressing the climate change crisis Every year, insurers see first-hand the devastation natural disasters inflict on people and communities around the world. From flooding in … Continue reading

24/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Investing in resilience

  Africa, Europe share disaster risk reduction experiences Disaster risk managers from Africa have been participating in a five-day study tour in Europe this week organised by the United Nations … Continue reading

23/09/2019 · Leave a comment

A good business leader will be prepared for the next disaster. Here’s how.

‘Everything Was Broken.’ The Photographer Who Captured the Most Haunting Photographs of Dorian and Its Aftermath Associated Press staff photographer Ramon Espinosa is no stranger to covering hurricanes. He’s been … Continue reading

22/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Study shows pre-disaster collaboration key to community resilience

Study shows pre-disaster collaboration key to community resilience New Orleans, LA – LSU Health New Orleans-led research reports that the key to improving community resiliency following disasters is a dynamic … Continue reading

21/09/2019 · Leave a comment

How This Entrepreneur Bounced Back After a Failed Pitch Meeting

  This Simple Conversation Can Help Employees Fight Stress and Build Resilience Work is the most common source of stress for adults in the U.S., stemming largely from employees’ perception … Continue reading

20/09/2019 · Leave a comment

How to prep for (and recover from) natural disasters

Teaching youth to prepare for emergencies When a magnitude-5.8 earthquake shook Donald “Diesel” Embrey’s hometown in 2011, the Virginia high school student sprang into action. Since Embrey was a member … Continue reading

19/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Lessons from Dorian

  How to strength train your ’emotional resilience’ before disaster strikes Not to brag, but I think I’m on my way to wining the gold medal in emotional resilience. Emotional … Continue reading

18/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Breaking silos in disaster management

Jamaica remembers Hurricane Gilbert, but is the island prepared for a Dorian? On September 12, 1988, at the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, a storm named Gilbert hit a … Continue reading

17/09/2019 · Leave a comment

The Great Flood of 2019: A Complete Picture of a Slow-Motion Disaster

Avoiding Disaster Fraud: Ensuring Donations Reach Victims When disheartening images appear in the media about areas devastated by natural disasters such as hurricanes, we commonly seek ways to contribute toward … Continue reading

16/09/2019 · Leave a comment

How ‘perky’ are you? Why happiness is the key to workplace productivity

  Resilience protects pregnant women against negative effects of stress Resilience–understood as the set of personal resources that help individuals deal effectively with adversity, protecting them from the negative health … Continue reading

15/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Dorian Oil Spill In Bahamas Has Spread To The Sea

  Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster Japan’s nuclear regulator said in Wednesday it would launch a new investigation into the Fukushima disaster, to look into … Continue reading

14/09/2019 · Leave a comment

What is an emergency grab bag and what should you put in it?

Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience The report, Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience, puts forward a bold vision for how to … Continue reading

13/09/2019 · Leave a comment

The Hope and Resilience of Animals, in Photos

Australian natural disasters minister David Littleproud: ‘I don’t know if climate change is manmade’ Australia’s minister responsible for drought and natural disasters, David Littleproud, has said that he doesn’t “know … Continue reading

12/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Dorian may be moving away, but there are still two months left of hurricane season

  ‘I clung to a tree for two days’ – Hurricane Dorian victims describe extraordinary fight for survival astor Joey Saunders had been at home with his son Jeremi, 25, … Continue reading

11/09/2019 · Leave a comment

European summer heatwave killed 1,500 in France

Resilience report: The world’s 10 safest cities Although the index indicates that Asian-Pacific cities constitute six of the top 10 overall safest, researchers say geographic region does not have a … Continue reading

10/09/2019 · Leave a comment

What to do when you feel overwhelmed at work

  What Wellness Programs Don’t Do for Workers The idea of employee wellness is not new, but it has not always been an $8 billion industry in which employer-subsidized fitness … Continue reading

09/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Grim fire season looms but many Australians remain unprepared

How Natural Disasters Affect Spanish-Only Speakers Differently A year after Florence, Dorian restarts the cycle of disaster preparedness, damage control, and recovery. Florence’s toll was especially harsh on North Carolina’s … Continue reading

08/09/2019 · Leave a comment

125 years ago, the Great Hinckley Fire became one of Minnesota’s worst natural disasters

  Sudan floods: More than 60 people killed after heavy rain Torrential rain and floods hitting Sudan in the last three weeks have killed more than 60 people, with hundreds … Continue reading

07/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Why Hurricane Dorian Defied Forecasts and Sank the Bahamas

Listen To Hurricane Dorian’s Furious Roar, As ‘Heard’ By Seismometers If you live far from the regions affected by Hurricane Dorian, you might understandably be unable to comprehend the fear … Continue reading

06/09/2019 · Leave a comment

HURRICANE DORIAN REMINDER: Not all have protection from natural disasters

Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2019: ASEAN needs to bolster risk-informed investments to reduce the burden of natural disasters On September 3, 2018, Super Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the Philippines, affecting at … Continue reading

05/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Research: Natural disasters lead to PTSD in kids

‘Waffle House Index’ is a real thing during disasters. How does the restaurant chain do it? As preparations got underway late last week throughout the state of Florida in advance … Continue reading

04/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Is Your Organization Resilient and Agile?

  6 classifications of workers, based on burnout risk Depending on their personality, some workers are more prone to burnout than others, according to meQuilibrium’s report, “Ready or at Risk- … Continue reading

03/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Why FEMA isn’t prepared for the next major U.S. disaster

  Can humanity survive without the Amazon rainforest? The Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest tropical rainforest and covers much of northwestern Brazil, functioning as Earth’s “air conditioner,” as it … Continue reading

02/09/2019 · Leave a comment

Why we must get real about resilience to stop work-induced burnout

9 Ways Only The Most Difficult Changes In Life Make You Stronger & More Resilient Change can be unsettling, uncomfortable, and unwelcomed — but they also make you stronger and … Continue reading

01/09/2019 · Leave a comment

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